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, 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.”
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.
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!
Workshops to Feature Diversity, Inclusivity at Women’s Mental Health Conference at Yale
From human trafficking and immigration to pregnancy loss, LGBT mental health, and gender-based violence, the Women’s Mental Health Conference at Yale on October 25 will feature 17 workshops that highlight the breadth and diversity of mental health issues in women.
From Generation to Generation: Rethinking 'Soul Wounds' and Historical Trauma
Stefanie Gillson, MD, a third-year resident in the Yale Department of Psychiatry, wrote about the need for clinicians and others to acknowledge and appreciate the biological implications of historical trauma in a commentary published in Biological Psychiatry.
Yuen Awarded First PRMS-Endowed Fellowship for Child Psychiatry with Group for the Advancement of Psychiatry
Eunice Yuen, MD, PhD, a member of the Albert J. Solnit Integrated Training Program at Yale, has been named the first recipient of a Professional Risk Management Services (PRMS)-endowed fellowship in collaboration with the Group for the Advancement of Psychiatry (GAP), a think tank of leading psychiatric minds.
What's OT Got To Do With It: The Benefits Of An Occupational Therapist On An Interdisciplinary Inpatient Team
Zachary M. Harvanek, MD, PhD, a second year resident in the Yale Department of Psychiatry, and Hun Millard, MD, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, co-wrote a column in the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry's AACAP News that touts the benefits of having an occupational therapist on a treatment team to increase positive hospitalization outcomes for patients.
Olfson honored by NIMH, ACNP
Emily Olfson, MD, PhD, a fourth-year resident in the Albert J. Solnit Integrated Training Program, has been awarded the 2019 National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) Outstanding Resident Award. Olfson also has been chosen to receive a travel award through the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology (ACNP).
Trainees, Faculty Advocated for New Law that Provides More Treatment for Opioid Addiction in Prisons
Legislation pushed by Yale Department of Psychiatry trainees and faculty that provides more treatment for opioid addicted jail and prison inmates in Connecticut has been signed into law by Gov. Ned Lamont.
Yale Study: Identify, Engage, Understand: Supporting Transgender Youth in an Inpatient Psychiatric Hospital
William Acosta, MD, who graduated from the Yale Psychiatry Residency Program in June 2019, and Zheala Qayyum, MBBS, Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, are co-authors of a paper published in Psychiatric Quarterly that addresses the experiences of transgender adolescents in an inpatient psychiatric hospital. The study revealed that patients and care providers generally reported a supportive inpatient care environment.