YSM Students Partner with Quinnipiac and UConn Medical Students to Help Local Homeless Shelters
This past spring, students at Yale School of Medicine (YSM), Frank H. Netter MD School of Medicine (Netter), and University of Connecticut School of Medicine (UConn) initiated a friendly competition for a good cause.
Innovative Interprofessional Education for all Yale Medical, Physician Associate, and Nursing Students
For the past three years, every first-year MD, Physician Associate (PA), and Graduate Entry Pre-specialty in Nursing (GEPN) student has participated in the Interprofessional Longitudinal Clinical Experience (ILCE) course. ILCE occurs each year over 16 weeks from September through April.
Lack of COVID-19 Resources Putting Millions at Risk in Somalia Settlement Camps
A lack of access to screening services and important information about COVID-19 — including ways the highly-infectious virus can be transmitted ¬— could be putting millions of internally displaced people in Somali settlement camps at risk, according to new research by the Yale School of Public Health and The Hagarla Institute.
Yale Journal of Biology and Medicine August 2020: "Focus: Medical Education"
As medical knowledge grows and evolves, so do the methods by which it is taught to the next generation of doctors and nurses. New technologies, methods, and perspectives offer exciting opportunities to improve medical education, whether in the traditional classroom setting or online via remote learning. Original cover design by Peter Harris.Source: Yale Journal of Biology and Medicine
Racial misrepresentation in clinical trials: a call for health equity
Much of the contemporary discussions on racial representation and minority empowerment have been focused on increased participation in politics, higher education, and the workforce. A facet that warrants increased public scrutiny is the lack of minority representation in randomized clinical trials, which plays a critical role in perpetuating health inequities. Today’s clinical trials fail to represent the rich diversity of this country, which effectively tailor promising treatment options to non-Hispanic whites due to study over-representation.Source: CT Mirror
After 20 Years As An Undocumented Immigrant, How Does This Scientist Help Grad Students?
Robert Fernandez spent 20 years as an undocumented migrant, but is now a US citizen with a PhD from Yale, and co-founder of Científico Latino, an organisation helping international students –especially from developing countries– to enter and navigate STEM graduate school in the US.Source: Forbes
Reeves Earns NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship
Ben Reeves, the most prolific scorer in the history of Yale Lacrosse, has been awarded a $10,000 scholarship for part-time or full-time graduate study at a university or professional school by the NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship Committee. Reeves, a molecular, cellular and developmental biology major who helped his alma mater win its first NCAA Championship in lacrosse while also winning the Tewaaraton Award, is an MD/PhD Candidate working in the Yale School of Medicine's Department of Neurosurgery.Source: Yale Athletics
Coronavirus: Disease detectives track an invisible culprit
As a public-health director in Savannah, Georgia, Cristina Pasa Gibson spent her time in an office filled with calorie counters and yoga mats and the scent of jasmine tea. Then she started working on contact tracing, a no-holds-barred effort to stop the pandemic, and her office and her life were turned upside down. "I felt like I was in a Vegas casino," she says. "I didn't know what time it was, what day it was, who I was."Source: BBC
Facing Pandemic, Student Volunteers Put Mission into Practice
It was “a moment where the Yale SOM mission was staring us right in the face,” recalls Ryan Isakow ’21. It was the beginning of March, and fast becoming clear that the complex problems wrought by the COVID-19 global pandemic would require nimble, iterative solutions—something MBA students are uniquely equipped to provide.Source: The Yale School of Management News