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  • Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Update (July 2024)

    On June 12, we held our first Department of Medicine Mentorship and Sponsorship retreat for section chiefs and senior faculty who advise on promotions within sections. We discussed various topics, including mentoring across differences, mentorship training, the FDAQ process, the new promotion tracks, and the concept of career sponsorship.

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  • Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Update (June 2024)

    As we prepare to onboard hundreds of new GME trainees to Yale New Haven Hospital (YNHH) and Yale School of Medicine (YSM), let's reflect on our successful recruitment season. Across all residency programs within the Department of Medicine, our intern class comprises at least 31% who identify as underrepresented in medicine (URiM), a 35% increase from last year's intern class, which comprised 23% who identify as URiM. Across all the school and hospital programs, our incoming intern class will include at least 28% URiM individuals. As we get to know our new interns, we will likely encounter more individuals identifying as URiM beyond the ERAS data.

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  • Resident Roundup: Rema Elmostafa, MD

    Meet Rema Elmostafa, MD, from Akka, Palestine. She attended Mercer University School of Medicine and is a PGY-2 in the Primary Care Residency Program in the Department of Internal Medicine.

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  • American Society of Hematology Selects Jennifer Afranie-Sakyi, MD to Receive the 2024 ASH Minority Hematology Fellow Award

    Yale Cancer Center is pleased to announce that Jennifer Afranie-Sakyi, MD, has been selected by the American Society of Hematology (ASH) to participate as one of nine outstanding fellows in the 2024 ASH Minority Hematology Fellow Award (MHFA). This award encourages early-career researchers from historically underrepresented groups in the United States and Canada to pursue career in academic hematology.

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  • Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Update (May 2024)

    Yale School of Medicine (YSM) and Yale New Haven Hospital (YNHH) had an outstanding residency match result. Across the three residency programs within the Department of Medicine (Traditional Medicine, Primary Care, and Medicine-Pediatrics), our incoming intern class will comprise at least 34% URiM individuals. Across all the YSM and YNHH programs, our incoming intern class will comprise at least 28% URiM individuals.

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  • Dr. Benjamin Mba, Vice Chair for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at Yale New Haven Hospital and Yale School of Medicine

    Join us for a thought-provoking discussion on diversity, equity, and inclusion in healthcare with Dr. Benjamin Mba, Vice Chair for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at Yale New Haven Hospital and Yale School of Medicine. Dr. Mba shares insights into challenges facing minority physicians, his experience with Yancy Forums, and his vision for the future of healthcare. Tune in for valuable perspectives on fostering inclusivity in medical practice.

    Source: Becker's Healthcare Podcast
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