Skip to Main Content


Latest News

Ferrante Receives R01 Grant for Geriatric Critical Care Research

Lauren Ferrante, MD, MHS, assistant professor of medicine (pulmonary, critical care and sleep medicine), was awarded a Research Project Grant (R01) from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for the project Evaluating the Unmet Needs of Older Adults to Promote Functional Recovery After a Critical Illness (LANTERN).

Read more
  • Medical Students Honored by American College of Physicians

    The American College of Physicians (ACP) Internal Medicine Award is conferred each year to a graduating medical student from Yale School of Medicine (YSM) who plans to enter an internal medicine residency in Connecticut. YSM faculty members Barry Wu, MD, FACP, professor of medicine (geriatrics) and Nancy Angoff, MD, MPH, MEd, professor emerita of medicine (general medicine) established the award in 1999, in collaboration with faculty from the University of Connecticut School of Medicine.

    Read more
  • Americans Have Breathed More Wildfire Smoke in Eight Months Than in Entire Years

    Wildfire smoke contains tiny particles that can travel deep into the body and wreak havoc, particularly on the respiratory and cardiac systems, says Carrie Redlich, a pulmonologist and occupational environmental medicine physician at the Yale School of Medicine, who wasn’t involved in the exposure analysis. There’s still a lot that doctors don’t know about the impacts of wildfire smoke, however. Much of the research is based on general air pollution, and it’s difficult to tease apart the role smoke played in any given health outcome, Redlich says.

    Source: Scientific American
    Read more
  • Highlighting Gender-based Differences in Alcohol-associated Hepatitis

    During her Yale School of Medicine fellowships in gastroenterology and transplant hepatology, Anahita Rabiee, MD, MHS, instructor of medicine (digestive diseases), saw a lot of men and women admitted with alcohol-associated hepatitis—the most severe form of alcohol-related liver disease—at Yale New Haven Hospital. At the time, she couldn’t help noticing that women with this condition tended to have worse outcomes than men.

    Read more