Dr. Longo named among Best Doctors in America 2013
The Best Doctors in America® List includes the nation's most respected specialists and outstanding primary care physicians in the nation, and is the result of more than two decades of work conducting the largest continuous and independent survey of the medical profession.
Yale-led team decodes genetic basis of inflammatory bowel disease
In one of the largest studies of its kind ever conducted, an international team of scientists has thrown new light on the genetic basis of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), a group of chronic autoimmune digestive disorders affecting 2.5 million people worldwide. The study appears in the November 1 issue of the journal Nature.
Physician at Work: Knowing when not to operate
For colorectal surgeon Walter E. Longo, MD, the biggest challenge of his job isn’t standing on his feet for hours in the operating room. “For people with benign disease like hemorrhoids or diverticulitis, or other situations where surgery may be problematic, the real art of surgery is to know when not to operate,” he said. Longo estimates that for every five patients he sees in surgical consultation, one or two don’t need surgery.
Landmark Conference Sept. 26-27 at Yale Law School: "The Affordable Care Act at 10: History, Legacy, Challenges"
This unprecedented gathering will reflect on the policy, legal, and political advances and challenges that a decade of the Affordable Care Act has brought us. We will gather the leading scholars and some of the most important players involved in the Affordable Care Act's passage and implementation, including former White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel, former HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, former U.S. Solicitors General Donald Verrilli and Paul Clement, and many others.
"Severe Asthma 2019: Phenotyping in the Clinic and Selection of Therapies Across the Spectrum of Airway Diseases" on Oct. 11
Yale School of Medicine and Yale Center for Asthma and Airway Diseases invite you to attend the upcoming symposium, "Severe Asthma 2019: Phenotyping in the Clinic and Selection of Therapies Across the Spectrum of Airway Diseases", to be held on Friday, October 11, 2019, 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM, at the The Anlyan Center for Medical Research and Education (TAC) in New Haven, CT.
TCPi Assessment Shows Steady Progress in Meeting Transformation Milestones
Yale Medicine met approximately 90% of its goals on the final practice assessment of the Transforming Clinical Practices initiative, showing substantial improvements since it began participating in the program three years ago.