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Global Health & Equity Distinction Pathway News Updated for March 11, 2024

March 11, 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

· 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 March 2024: Time for a Balanced Conversation about Menopause

· Lancet Global Health March 2024: Delivering health for all: the critical role of gender-responsive health systems

· Lancet Planetary Health March 2024: Underestimating the Crowd

· NEJM March 2024: Medically Tailored Meals to Address the Health Consequences of Food Insecurity

Upcoming Local Events: March

Tuesday March 12th @ 1130am TAC N107 or zoom: Burdette Special Lecture: "Harnessing our Common African Origins to Understand Human Evolution and Health" by Dr. Ambroise Wonkam, of Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Wednesday March 13th @10-11am Fitkin Auditorium: Dermatology Visiting Professor Lecture: Dr. Ncoza Dlova, Dean of the School of Clinical Medicine, University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. Wednesday March 13th @ 630-8pm Boyer Center 206/208: Global Frontiers in Palliative Care: Perspectives from Ethiopia and Uganda. Dinner at 630pm, discussion at 7pm. Featuring Harriet Mayanja-Kizza, MBChB, MMed, MSc, FACP (Professor of Medicine & former Dean, School of Medicine, College of Health Sciences, Makerere University) and Ephrem Abathun RN, PhD (Executive Director, Hospice Ethiopia). RSVP here by March 12th@ 5pm.Friday March 15th @ 12pm on zoom: CIRA Qualitative Research Discussion Group (QRDG): "Implementing Photovoice in Affected Communities: What Works and What Does Not Work?" by Dr. Rumana Saifi, University of Malaysia.

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Tracy and Sheela

Co-Directors, Yale Global Health & Equity Distinction Pathway

Submitted by Laura P Crawford on March 12, 2024