Della-Giustina Receives Prestigious ACGME Parker J. Palmer Courage to Teach Award
The Department of Emergency Medicine is excited to announce that David Della-Giustina, MD, FACEP, FAWM, Program Director of Emergency Medicine Residency, was recently honored with The Parker J. Palmer Courage to Teach Award from the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME).
Clinical Decisions: Journey into Emergency Medicine
This monthly interview series, focused on Yale Emergency Medicine residents, will illuminate the clinician’s journey into Emergency Medicine. Be sure to look for the first installment featuring Resident, Dr. Tanja Zlatkovic Zanin, Class of 2015.
Clinical Decisions: Journey into Emergency Medicine, an Interview with Resident Tanja Zlatkovic Zanin, MD, Class of 2015
The feeling that she was meant to help the vulnerable lead Tanja to Emergency Medicine. In Emergency Medicine, physicians engage each patient, from those with the highest level of acuity to those that use the ED more like a primary care clinic. “No other specialty has its doors wide open to the rich and the poor, the insured and uninsured alike.”
Yale Emergency Medicine residents inducted into Gold Humanism Honor Society
Drs. Jennifer Davis, Mark Brady, Rebecca Bruccoleri, Anne Merritt, Thomas Robey, and Meir Dashevsky have been inducted into the 2012-2013 Yale Chapter of the Gold Humanism Society (GHHS), a society “[o]rganized to elevate the values of humanism and professionalism within the field of medicine.”
Food and Fun Ensue at Resident Dinner
Resident Meir Dashevsky won a dinner catered by Emergency Medicine Research Director Dr. Lori Post and EM Dr. Ted Melnick. For the Sunday night event, Dr. Dashevsky invited 9 of his best friends to sit back and enjoy the delicious food. Follow the Yale Emergency Medicine Residency Page on Facebook to get updates about residency events and more!
Doximity Poll: Yale Psychiatry Residency Program Ranks #2 in Research, #3 in Reputation For Second Consecutive Year
For the second consecutive year, the Yale Department of Psychiatry Residency Program has ranked second nationally in research and third in reputation in Doximity’s 2021-22 Residency Navigator program, released July 20.
A Potential Case of Acute Ketamine Withdrawal: Clinical Implications for the Treatment of Refractory Depression
While clinical trials have shown meaningful antidepressant effects of ketamine in many patients with treatment-refractory illness, there remains concern that long-term ketamine treatment, especially of high frequency, could have negative health outcomes.Source: The American Journal of Psychiatry
Calhoun: The Pathophysiology of Racial Disparities
"We must identify the true pathophysiology of racial disparities: the racist, intentional oppression of Black Americans. Let’s start training to identify the persistent mechanisms behind white supremacy: redlining, the school-to-prison pipeline, environmental racism. Let’s start training to stand up for our patients when they experience racism and to rectify racism among our colleagues," writes Amanda Calhoun, MD, MPH, Second-Year Resident in the Albert J. Solnit Integrated Child, Adolescent, and Adult Psychiatry Program.Source: New England Journal of Medicine
Bonomi, McClurkin Named Recipients of Thomas P. Detre Fellowship Awards
Robin Bonomi, MD, PhD, First-Year Resident, and Michael McClurkin, MD, MPP, Second-Year Resident, have been named recipients of the 2020-21 Thomas P. Detre Fellowship Awards in Translational Neuroscience Research in Psychiatry.
Yale Psychiatry Faculty Member to Interview Tarana Burke, Founder of the #MeToo Movement, for 2021 Women's Mental Health Conference Keynote
The 2021 Women’s Mental Health Conference at Yale (WMHC) has announced that a Yale Psychiatry faculty member will moderate its keynote Q&A, and has finalized the agenda for its upcoming conference.
U.S. Suicides Declined Over All in 2020 but May Have Risen Among People of Color
The New York Times spoke to Thomas Mitchell, MD, Third-Year Resident in the Yale Department of Psychiatry, for a story about the increased rate of suicides among nonwhite people during the early days of the pandemic in 2020.Source: The New York Times
Calhoun: Medical Education Must Start Teaching About Racism
"If we are to prevent the trauma of racism, we need to get busy doing it—and early. There is a major problem, though: standard medical education does not teach us about racism—but it should," writes Amanda J. Calhoun, MD, MPH, Second-Year Resident in the Albert J. Solnit Integrated Training Program.Source: Yale Journal of Biology and Medicine