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  • Drs. Silvia Vilarinho and Stephen Wang Win Commencement Awards

    Silvia Vilarinho, MD, PhD, assistant professor of medicine (digestive diseases) and of pathology; was named the 2023 Leah Lowenstein Award recipient at the Yale School of Medicine (YSM) Commencement ceremony on Monday, May 22, 2023. Stephen Wang, MD, MPH, a PGY-3 resident in the Department of Internal Medicine’s Primary Care Residency Program was honored with the Betsy Winters House Staff Award, along with Justin Nguyen, MD, a chief resident in the Department of Urology.

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  • Britto-Leon Receives Carol Basbaum Award

    Clemente Britto-Leon, MD, assistant professor of medicine (pulmonary, critical care and sleep medicine) at Yale School of Medicine (YSM), received the Carol Basbaum Award from the Respiratory Cell and Molecular Biology (RCMB) Assembly of the American Thoracic Society.

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  • Damsky Wins LEO Foundation Award in Region Americas

    Bill Damsky, MD, PhD, assistant professor of dermatology and dermatopathology is the recipient of the 2023 LEO Foundation Award in Region Americas. The $100,000 award recognizes Dr. Damsky’s research on cutaneous sarcoidosis and granuloma annulare (GA), both inflammatory skin conditions without FDA-approved treatments.

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  • Yale Triple R: New Initiative and Repository Connecting Research Mentors and Mentees

    Traditional Internal Medicine Hospital Resident Saeed Soleymanjahi, MD, MPH started looking for research projects and mentors during the first year of his residency training at Yale, and due to workloads and time constraints, found it challenging to get connected with mentors. Associate Program Director for the Internal Medicine Traditional Residency program Shaili Gupta, MBBS, had been examining ways to make research mentor/mentee connection easier over the last few years.

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