Global Health & Equity Distinction Pathway News Update for December 20 and 27, 2021
December 20, 2021
by Tracy Rabin
As you may imagine, there are very few dedicated educational events happening over these last two weeks of the year, so this will be our last listserv update of 2021. There are, however, a few key things on the calendar to look forward to in early 2022, so please keep reading. We wish you all a safe and healthy holiday season!
Volunteers needed for the Refugee Clinic Special Session – this is being organized to address the unprecedented backlog of 60+ Afghan evacuees who are waiting for their initial health exam and intake visit in the Refugee Clinic. The session will be held on Saturday, January 8th from 8:30-12:30pm and we are seeking resident and attending volunteers who are credentialed to work at the CSHH 150 Sargent Drive site. To sign up, please visit this link.
Stanford University and the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine announce a new Planetary Health Postdoctoral Fellowship. Applications due January 31, 2022. Learn more here.
Applications are now being accepted for the inaugural Yogesh Khanal Pilot Project Award! This opportunity provides $2500 for a mentored clinical research or medical education project over 12 months (see attached). The deadline for applications is March 1, 11:59pm; see attached application form. Please contact Sheela.Shenoi@yale.edu with questions.
Upcoming Local Events: January 2022 Save-the-Dates
· Friday, January 7th @ 12pm (Zoom): MGH Recovery Research Institute presents, “Recovery Seminar: Unique Challenges Encountered by Rural Recovery Community Centers.” For more information and to register, please visit this link.
· Tuesday, January 11th @ 3:30-5pm (Zoom): United Way of Greater New Haven presents, “Equitable Housing for All: What Does It Look Like and Who is Responsible?.” Join virtually for a conversation to explore inequities in housing and the experience of homelessness. Please visit this linkto register.
The application platform is now open for the Department of Internal Medicine’sCross-Distinction Resident Academic Fund! Through this fund, residents will have the opportunity to apply for awards of up to $500 per year. This money is intended to cover costs associated with presenting your Distinction Pathway-related work at a local, regional, national, or international conference, or other academic activities related to your participation in the Distinction Pathway. All Distinction Pathway residents are encouraged to apply, however, preference will be given to PGY-3s and PGY-4s, as well as (in the future) residents who have not previously received an award from this fund. For more details, please see the November 1st email from Brett Marks. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis - https://yalesurvey.ca1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_7NEkKKQS5XWEWF0
To view prior seminars from the Yale Macmillan Center Program on Refugees, Forced Displacement & Humanitarian Responses, please visit/subscribe to the PRFDHR YouTube channel
Join the Good Society Forum: Launched in April 2020 by Emma Sky (Director, Yale World Fellows) and Nizam Uddin (Senior Head of Mosaic and Community Integration, The Prince’s Trust, and 2019 Yale World Fellow), the twice-weekly GSF Webinars digitally connect change-makers around the world, engage them on ideas about a specific challenge of the day, and inspire action to build the good society. To subscribe to the GSF mailing list, visit - https://mailchi.mp/5922abe55ef6/joingoodsocietyforum