Student Research Day Celebrates Students and Mentors
“During your time in medical school, you have learned how to immerse yourselves in a question. You have experienced mentorship and sponsorship, and for many of you your research group or laboratory has become a second home.” The mentorship theme in the remarks of Nancy J. Brown, MD, Jean and David W. Wallace Dean and C.N.H. Long Professor of Internal Medicine, was echoed throughout Yale School of Medicine’s (YSM) Student Research Day (SRD) on May 18, 2021.
New Program Brings Meharry Medical Students into the ‘Yale Family’
Six students were selected from Meharry Medical College, an historically Black medical school in Nashville, in a program designed by Yale School of Medicine’s Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion to provide them with research experience and career advancing networking opportunities. The students will work alongside Yale faculty members and residents, begin building networks, and deepen their understanding of careers paths in psychiatry, neurosurgery, and neuroscience.
Transgender Patient Care a Priority in MD, PA, and PA Online Curricula
At Yale School of Medicine (YSM), MD, PA Online, and Physician Associate (PA) degree programs incorporate curricular content to train students to care for transgender and non-binary patients competently and compassionately. Importantly, the programs are committed to ongoing curricular assessment and revisions.
Yale Is a Prime Contributor to Connecticut's Vaccination Success
Connecticut has been leading the nation in vaccinating its citizens against COVID-19. Contributing to this success is a partnership between Yale School of Medicine and Yale New Haven Health, which together have administered the highest number of vaccines of any vaccination site in the state.
‘We need positive destruction’: Yale doctors discuss gender equity on Clubhouse
Inginia Genao, MD, kicked off a recent Clubhouse discussion on gender equity in medicine with a sobering statistic: research shows that nearly 40% of women become part time or leave medicine within six years of completing their residency. The discussion, held May 13, was hosted by the Yale Department of Internal Medicine.
Dr. Nunez-Smith Leads First Task Force on Health Equity
Dr. Marcella Nunez-Smith has dedicated her career to reducing health disparities for marginalized populations. This commitment has led to her appointment as the first chair of the newly formed Health Equity Task Force under the Department of Health and Human Services. Under her leadership, the task force is spearheading numerous efforts to make health care more equitable throughout the U.S., starting with its response to COVID-19.Source: Doximity.com