Orthopaedics & Rehabilitation Welcomes Most Gender Diverse Resident Class in Program History
Orthopaedics is widely known to be the least gender and ethnically diverse surgical specialty. Despite national statistics, work has been well underway at Yale to create equitable opportunities for those striving to pursue surgical training in one of the most competitive specialties in medicine. As a result, Yale Orthopaedics & Rehabilitation will be welcoming the most gender diverse resident class in its program’s history.
Psychedelic Medicine: Creating an Introductory Course for Mental Health Professionals and Trainees
William Prueitt, MD, third-year resident, and Jordan Sloshower, MD, MSc, clinical instructor, are co-authors of a paper in Academic Psychiatry that describes the Yale Department of Psychiatry's elective course on psychedelic medicine.Source: Academic Psychiatry
Calhoun: Slavery and Racism Drive a Toxic Double Standard About Breastfeeding
Amanda Calhoun, MD, MPH, a resident in the Albert J. Solnit Integrated Adult/Child Psychiatry program, writes in The Washington Post that even as women face pressure to breastfeed during the formula shortage, Black women confront counterpressure and less support.Source: The Washington Post
Andrea Barbieri, MD, to Succeed Diane Kowalski, MD, MMSc, as Director of Pathology Residency Training Program
Chen Liu, MD, PhD, Chair of Yale Pathology, announces that Diane Kowalski, MD, MMSc, will end her 10-year tenure as Director of the Pathology Residency Training Program and be succeeded by Andrea Barbieri, MD, the current Associate Program Director.s
United States and United Nations pesticide policies: Environmental violence against the Yaqui indigenous nation
Marcos Moreno, MD, first-year resident in the Department of Psychiatry, is a co-author of a piece recently published in The Lancet that highlights the importance of a uniform, morally sound public health policy in the US and abroad.Source: The Lancet
Okani Will Work With AJP Editorial Board to Combat Racism, Social Injustice
Chidinma Okani, MD, a third-year resident in the Yale Department of Psychiatry, has been selected by The American Journal of Psychiatry to work with its editorial board as part of its commitment to combat racism, social injustice, and health care inequities through the examination of the article submission and review process.
YNHH and YSM’s Graduate Medical Education More Than Doubles Number of Students Underrepresented in Medicine
This year, 24% of new residents in Yale New Haven Hospital (YNNH) and Yale School of Medicine (YSM)’s Graduate Medical Education programs are from backgrounds underrepresented in medicine (URiM), more than double last year’s figures.
Calhoun: The Opioid Crisis Is Neither a White Nor an Adult Problem
Amanda Calhoun, MD, MPH, Third-Year Resident in the Albert J. Solnit Integrated Child, Adolescent, and Adult Psychiatry Program writes in the Psychiatric Times that the opioid crisis is far from a problem limited to white Americans, although it has often been portrayed as such.Source: Psychiatric Times