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Global Health & Equity Distinction Pathway News Update for February 26, 2024

February 26, 2024
by Tracy Rabin and Sheela Shenoi

Greetings to all,

  • Tuesday, February 27th @ 730-830pm via zoom: Global Health Advocacy Part 2: So you want to write an Op-Ed? Guidance from Alum Pranay Sinha. Please feel free to join even if you did not attend the first discussion. Zoom link:
  • Friday, March 15th (@11:59pm): deadline for the Yogesh Khanal Pilot Project Award; see attached application form. This funding opportunity provides up to $2500 for a mentored global health/health equity clinical research or medical education project over a 12-month period; all residents in the Department of Internal Medicine are eligible to apply. This award is founded in memory of Dr. Yogesh Khanal (Trad ’15 & Traditional Internal Medicine Chief Resident 2015-2016), a compassionate and dedicated colleague and physician, with a deep commitment to addressing health disparities by working with underserved communities both domestically and internationally. Please contact Sheela Shenoi, Associate Director, Office of Global Health ( with questions.
  • SAVE THE DATE: Department of Internal Medicine Global Health Week (March 25-28th): Climate Change, Global Migration, and Health
  • Monday March 25th 6:30pm: Dinner & Film Screening: Climate Refugees
  • Tuesday, March 26th 12-1pm: Global Health Poster Session. Zoom
  • Thursday, March 28th 8:30-9:30am: Medical Grand Rounds featuring Dr. Maya Prabhu “Climate Migration is happening: what does this mean for medicine?”
  • Thursday March 28th 12-1pm: Faculty Panel
  • Thursday, March 28th 5:30-7:30pm: Refugee Health Conference featuring current GHEDP resident, Dr. Sneha Modi, and GHEDP alumnus, Dr. Amed Logroño (see attached flyer)

New and Notable

· Lancet Global Health Feb 2024: Two implementation strategies to support the integration of depression screening and treatment into hypertension and diabetes care in Malawi (SHARP): parallel, cluster-randomised, controlled, implementation trial

· Lancet Global Health Feb 2024: Advancing mental health service delivery in low-resource settings

· Lancet Global Health March 2024: Single dose HPV vaccine in achieving global cervical cancer elimination

· Lancet Public Health March 2024: Inequalities in cancer: a major public health concern

Upcoming Local Events: February & March

Monday February 26th @ 2-3pm: CBMH Symposium: "Community as Catalyst: Leveraging Cultural Insights for Equitable Innovation in Health Care". Zoom link here.

Tuesday February 27th @12-1pm on zoom: CT Statewide Grand Rounds: HIV and Cardiovascular Disease by Dr. Raquel Ramos. Register here.

Tuesday February 27th @ 9-1030am virtual: Staying in the Lane – What Does it Meant for the IMF & Climate?

Wednesday February 28th @ 530-7pm at TAC: Film and Discussion: "Black Scientists: Have We Made Progress?"

Thursday Feb 29th @ 930-10:45am virtual: The Road to “Gavi 6.0”: A New Strategy for a Changing World

Friday Feb 29th @ 12-1pm at Horchow Hall, 55 Hillhouse Avenue: The Yale School of Public Health and the Yale Jackson School of Global Affairs will co-host the Panel Discussion: "Public Health Approaches to Reducing Targeted Violence".

Friday March 1st @10-15-1130am: Yale Psychiatry Grand Rounds: "Engaging Partners and Building Networks for Implementation in Health and Human Service Systems" by Dr. Bunger. Zoom link pending.

Thursday March 7th @ 630pm Fitkin Auditorium: "An Evening with CT Senator Dr. Saud Anwar: What do you need to know about public health policies in 2024?" RSVP here.

Monday March 11th @ 1230-130pm: Prevention and Treatment of Pediatric HIV Infection by Dr. Elaine Abrams. Register here.

Past Trainings & Recordings Available:

Additional Information:


Tracy and Sheela

Co-Directors, Yale Global Health & Equity Distinction Pathway

Submitted by Laura P Crawford on March 12, 2024