Patient Priorities Care Receives $3 Million Grant to Expand
In this third grant from The John A. Hartford Foundation since 2015, Patient Priorities Care aims to train 20,000 health professionals in practicing patient priorities-aligned decision making and care, and increase the number of older adults identifying their health priorities and receiving care aligned with these priorities.
President Joe Biden's Physical Exam Shows Him in Good Health With a Few Minor Issues
President Joe Biden’s health exam results are in and the president appears to be in good physical condition. He is being treated for some minor health conditions — osteoarthritis, seasonal allergies, and gastroesophageal reflux — but remains in good health for a person 80 years old. Experts note that many people who remain active can work well past the age of 80.Source: Healthline
MacArthur Award Offers Three Internal Medicine Faculty Ability to Pay it Forward
Of the 19 MacArthur Fellows affiliated with Yale University at the time of their award, three of them are faculty from the Department of Internal Medicine: Gretchen Berland, MD, Mary Tinetti, MD, and Emily Wang, MD, MAS.
Santiago Clocchiatti-Tuozzo, MD Honored with Bernard J. Tyson Career Development Award and Stroke Underrepresented Racial and Ethnic Groups Travel Grant
The American Heart Association has honored postdoctoral research fellow Santiago Clocchiatti-Tuozzo, MD with both the Bernard J. Tyson Career Development Award and the Stroke Underrepresented Racial and Ethnic Groups Travel Grant for excellence in neurology and cerebrovascular disease research.
Yale Study Links Genetics and Blood Pressure Control in Stroke Survivors
Stroke survivors face an increased risk of suffering a second stroke and developing cognitive disabilities as a result. Evidence indicates that hypertension plays a significant role in this comorbidity, and yet, only 60% of stroke survivors have their blood pressure under control. A Yale-led study studies the link between elevated genetic predisposition to hypertension and more-difficult-to-control blood pressure.
Prior Experience Not Always A Plus For Dementia Caregiving
Millions of family caregivers provide essential emotional, physical, and social care to people living with dementia. As the global population ages, people providing care for more than one family member or close other across adulthood is becoming increasingly common. Yet little is known about the ways prior caregiving experiences shape an individual’s future preparedness when it comes to caring for additional people living with dementia.Source: Science Blog
Study Examines Dementia Caregiver Experiences and Preparedness
As the global population ages, people providing care for more than one family member or close other across adulthood is becoming increasingly common. Yet little is known about the ways prior caregiving experiences shape an individual’s future preparedness when it comes to caring for additional people living with dementia.
Yale Department of Internal Medicine Celebrates Top Female Scientists
Last month, Research.com published the Best Female Scientists in 2022. The results were based on a ranking system which measures the impact of a researcher’s publications by combining the number of papers they have published and how often they are cited by other papers. 623 U.S.-based researchers appeared in list with three women representing the Yale Department of Internal Medicine.