Greetings to all,
- University of Alabama Gorgas Global Health Fellowship – rolling application (selection occurs October 15)
- University of Maryland Maeve Kennedy McKean Fellowship in Global Health – due October 14
- Fogarty Global Health Equity Scholars Fellowship – due November 20
- Yale Fourth Annual Global Environmental Justice Conference - October 13-14 @ Yale School of the Environment, Kroon Hall 195 Prospect Street New Haven, 06511. The Yale Center for Environmental Justice and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) are partnering this year to present the Fourth Annual Global Environmental Justice Conference at the Yale School of the Environment. This year’s conference will focus on the intersection of equitable climate action and sustainable development. Click here for more information and to register.
New and Notable
· Lancet Sept 2022 Towards the elimination of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: a Lancet Commission
· NEJM Sept 2022 Professional Civil Disobedience — Medical-Society Responsibilities after Dobbs
· Plos Global Public Health September 2022 PLOS Global Public Health, charting a new path towards equity, diversity and inclusion in global health
Upcoming Local Events: September/October
- Monday September 19th @ 430-6pm (in person - 47 College Street, Room 106B - and on ZOOM): Yale Institute for Global Health presents: Preparing for Future Pandemics and Other Biological Catastrophes
- Tuesday September 20th @ 9-10am: Social Determinants of Health and HIV Among Youth in High- and Low-Resource Settings: Lessons Learned from Multi-Country Research
- Tuesday September 20th @ 12-1pm at Brady Memorial Library: Special Lecture: "Substance Use in Jordan: Current Situation, Treatment, and the Role of the Pharmacist"
- Tuesday September 20th @12-1pm: Incubate, practice, scale: Innovating for global health at USAID by Amy Lin, Yale College 2001, Interim Director of USAID Center for Innovation and Impact. Register here.
- Tuesday September 20th @ 5-6pm: Rooted in History: Abortion, Law and American Health Care in Context. Register here to receive the zoom link.
- Wednesday September 21st @ 12-1pm: Pediatric Grand Rounds: Children Affected by Conflict and War. Zoom link here.
- Thursday September 22nd @ 12pm Cohen Auditorium, NIHB E 02 and zoom link TBD: The inaugural Dr. Inginia Genao Lecture in DEI will be given by Dr. Nancy Krieger, a renowned social epidemiologist and social justice advocate from the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.
- Thursday September 22nd @ 12-145pm 60 College Street: YSPH Global Health Seminar: "Global Access to COVID-19 Vaccines" by Beth Tritter, Director of COVID-19 Vaccine Access and Delivery Initiative of USAID
- Thursday September 22nd 5-630pm: Program for Humanities in Medicine presents: The History and Future of Harm Reduction. Zoom link here.
- Thursday September 22nd 530-7pm: Yale Center for Climate Change and Health Summer 2022 Internship Colloquium. Zoom link here.
- Thursday September 22nd 5-630pm: The History and Future of Harm Reduction: Maia Szalavitz, author of Undoing Drugs: The Untold Story of Harm Reduction and the Future of Addiction; Contributing Opinion Writer, New York Times and Kimberly Sue, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor of Medicine (General Internal Medicine), Yale School of Medicine; Medical Director, National Harm Reduction Coalition, and Moderator: Randi Hutter Epstein, MD, MPH, Writer in Residence, Yale University School of Medicine. Register here.
- Monday September 26th @ 12-1pm: Find, Save, and Read Global Health Literature Like a Pro (Online). Register here.
- Tuesday, September 27th @ 12-1pm (In Person: Boyer Center for Molecular Medicine Room 206/208 or via Zoom: YSM Addiction Medicine Grand Rounds: How Health Systems Can Help Tackle the Opioid Epidemic featuring Drs. Osama Abdelghany and Adam Ackerman.
- Wednesday September 28th @ 430pm: Steven Thrasher discusses his book “The Viral Underclass: The Human Toll When Inequality and Disease Collide”.
- Thursday, September 29 @ 5:30-7:00 pm (TAC Auditorium): New Haven Voices Session 2: Growing and Becoming (focus on health care, education, and the environment). Register here.
- Thursday, September 29th @ 6-8pm (In person: BCMM 206/208 or via Zoom: YSM Department of Psychiatry Global Mental Health Program presents, “An Evening with Dr. Robert Rohrbaugh.” RSVP due to limited space
- Thursday, October 6th @ 5-630pm: Mistrust and Misinformation in Medicine—Causes and Consequences. Hosted jointly by the Program for Biomedical Ethics and the Yale Pediatric Ethics Program. Register here. Dhruv Khullar, MD, MPP, Assistant Professor of Health Policy and Economics, Weill Cornell Medical College; Contributor, The New Yorker; Director of Policy Dissemination, Physicians Foundation Center for Physician Practice and Leadership
- Friday October 14th @ 12pm: Paul's Legacy and PIH's Path Forward Webinar Series: Centering the Rights of Women, Children, and Adolescents. Register here.
- Monday October 17th 430-530pm (Historical Medical Libarary, Sterling Hall of Medicine L wing): The Frederic L. Holmes Lecture: The Necropolitics of U.S. Pandemic Responses: Expendable Workers in 1918 and 2020
- The application platform is now open for the Department of Internal Medicine’s Cross-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
- Missed a great webinar? Take a look at the Physicians for Human Rights online archive of COVID-19-related webinars, and also check out the Partners in Health COVID-19 Webinar series archive
- 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
- Yale Institute for Global Health website: https://medicine.yale.edu/yigh/ - subscribe to their newsletter and follow YIGH on Twitter and Facebook
- Global Health Journal List blog entry (https://guides.lib.wayne.edu/choosingajournal/globalhealth) - an interesting and fairly comprehensive list of global health journals! Good for folks who are interested in thinking about what to read or where you might like to publish.
- Sign up for the Global Mental Health Program mailing list: https://medicine.yale.edu/psychiatry/globalmentalhealth/
- Link to the Macmillan Center calendar - Please visit this site for a list of upcoming events:http://calendar.yale.edu/cal/macmillan
- Subscribe to the daily “Global Health NOW” newsletter: http://www.globalhealthnow.org/subscribe.html
Tracy and Sheela
Co-Directors, Yale Global Health & Equity Distinction Pathway
Submitted by Laura P. Crawford on October 27, 2022