Paving the Way for Cancer Health Equity
Since the appointment of Marcella Nunez-Smith, MD, MHS, as Director of the newly formed Center for Community Engagement and Health Equity (CEHE) within Smilow Cancer Hospital and Yale Cancer Center, the mission of ensuring cancer health equity and improving outcomes with an emphasis on traditionally marginalized communities, has begun to take shape.
Covid-19 Live Updates: Johnson & Johnson Vaccine Protects Against Severe Illness and May Reduce Transmission, F.D.A. Analyses Find
The coronavirus pandemic has crippled economies, shut down travel and claimed hundreds of thousands of lives, transforming the world in ways that would have been unthinkable a year ago. The Biden administration’s first days were inevitably dominated by discussion of how his team would tackle the crisis, as the U.S. death toll continued its inexorable climb to a staggering milestone: 500,000 deaths.Source: The New York Times
As Canada’s overdose deaths soar, the safe-supply debate enters a new and urgent phase
In Canada, fentanyl-related deaths have hit new heights in the pandemic, putting pressure on programs to protect vulnerable people from toxic street drugs – and renewing questions about why not all provinces have them.Source: The Globe and Mail
Diverse Junior Scientists Display Their Talents and Learn to Navigate Academia
The fellows largely represented communities that have been historically unrepresented in the field of medical research, including those from ethnic and racial minorities, those with disabilities, those from low socioeconomic backgrounds, women, or those who identify as LGBTQI+.
Yale PA Online Student Anna Vignola Receives First Place in Yale-UCL Poetry Competition
So begins the judges’ description of Anna Vignola’s poem, After Closing the Cadaver, which received first place in the Yale-UCL Poetry Competition in the category for students of medicine and allied disciplines.
Yale Cancer Center and Smilow Cancer Hospital Receive Grant to Address Cancer Health Inequities
Biotechnology company Genentech, a member of the Roche Group, has awarded a research grant to Yale Cancer Center and Smilow Cancer Hospital to measure, address, and create accountability around cancer health inequities.
First-year Yale PA Online Students Apply Coursework in Clinical Settings
These opportunities took place through the Yale PA Online Program’s Clinical Experience in Early Didactic (CEED) program. During the didactic year, through CEED, each student typically obtains at least 120 hours of direct patient care experience in a clinical setting in their community, under the supervision and mentorship of a preceptor.