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Albert Shaw, MD, PhD, professor of medicine (infectious diseases), discusses a rise in autumn sicknesses, including COVID-19.
- May 22, 2023
Marie Egan of YSM’s Department of Pediatrics has had a long and successful career helping patients and advancing research. Her advice to new doctors? Don’t dip your toe in the water: jump in.
- April 03, 2023
As the summer season of 2020 peaked, amidst a swelling pandemic and the murder of George Floyd, a team of physicians and staff within the Yale Department of Internal Medicine’s Section of Infectious Diseases banded together with university historians and experts from the Poorvu Center for Teaching and Learning to create a space to address diversity, equity, and anti-racism. Initially spearheaded by Lydia Aoun-Barakat, MD, associate professor of medicine (infectious diseases), and Gerald Friedland, MD, professor emeritus (infectious diseases), the section established the Infectious Diseases Diversity, Equity, and Antiracism (ID2EA) consortium, which aims to address systemic racism, promote diversity, and promote equity within the infectious disease space both at Yale and beyond via interactive learning sessions.
- November 07, 2021Source: CT Mirror
While completing her medical residency in Manhattan, Dr. Manisha Juthani kept circling back to a topic that stoked her passion for science and tapped into her inquisitive nature: infectious diseases.
- November 01, 2021Source: Time
The global death toll from COVID-19 topped 5 million on Monday, less than two years into a crisis that has not only devastated poor countries but also humbled wealthy ones with first-rate health care systems.
- September 26, 2021Source: Fox61
HARTFORD, Conn. — We continue our conversation on COVID in Connecticut with Dr. Albert Ko, Yale School of Public Health. What are we learning about vaccinated and unvaccinated individuals and COVID? We’re hearing more and more about vaccinated people getting sick- what are doctors seeing?
- March 02, 2020Source: Healthline
Just a week ago, the first “community spread” of the new coronavirus (COVID-19) was detected in the United States: a woman in Northern California who hadn’t been exposed to anyone known to have the virus.
- May 07, 2019
Meet Yale Internal Medicine: Jonathan Koff, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine (Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine) and Director, Adult Cystic Fibrosis Program
As part of our “Meet Yale Internal Medicine” series, today’s featured physician is Jonathan Koff, MD, associate professor of medicine (pulmonary, critical care, and sleep medicine) and director, Adult Cystic Fibrosis Program.
- February 12, 2019Source: PulmonologyAdvisor
Become educated about the role of climate change. Increases in coccidioidomycosis, avian influenza, Hantavirus, and aspergillosis have all been noted to increase in areas with changes in ambient temperature or rainfall.7 The old and young may be more susceptible to rapid changes in conditions. Climate change has already been found to increase rates of COPD and asthma, which increase the risk for infection.
- September 23, 2018Source: https://www.medpagetoday.com/video/meetingcoverage/ers/chest-video-conference-reporter-ers-2018/182/2531
ERS CHEST Video Conference Reporter: ERS 2018