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Global Health & Equity Distinction Pathway News Update for March 4, 2024

March 04, 2024
by Tracy Rabin and Sheela Shenoi

Greetings to all,

  • 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 12-1pm: Noon Conference – Caring for Displaced Persons: The Fair Haven Community Health Center Response to Hurricane Maria
  • 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 March 2024: The major global burden of chronic kidney disease

NEJM March 2024: “Ridding the Race of His Defective Blood” — Eugenics in the Journal, 1906–1948

Lancet Global Health March 2024: Learning from our differences: insights from a global heart failure registry

Lancet Public Health March 2024: The effect of health-care privatisation on the quality of care

Lancet Rheumatology March 2024: Cardiovascular risk in gout: time for action

Upcoming Local Events: March

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