Committees and Extracurricular Opportunities
Arts Night: Our annual Internal Medicine variety show featuring performances from our residents! Featuring an art show, dance and music performances, and often a magic show. Join us in a night of toasts and roasts! Contact Sarah Marone or Laura Glick to get involved.
Beeson Beat: The Beeson Beat is a quarterly literary magazine that showcases the art of our residents - whether that be written (fiction, non-fiction, poetry) or visual (drawings or photographs)! We will be having a kick off meeting in the coming weeks for people who would like to be part of the leadership and/or learn more about the Beat, and we also encourage people to submit their art for each edition! Check out the website with past issues, the most recent issue, and the Instagram @yalebeesonbeat. Christina Dimopoulos is the Editor-in-Chief, Natasha Freeman is copy editor, and Emily Moss & Ramya Kaushik are in charge of layout & design--contact any of them to get involved!
Yale 20: The Yale 20 is a nationally recognized resident-run educational platform comprised of short videos on high-yield topics - it is constantly evolving and updating thanks to you guys. Check it out here, and contact Marla Jalbut, and Michael Mankbadi to get involved!
The Moonlighters Podcast: The Yale Moonlighters Podcast is a resident-produced podcast that focuses on medical education topics. Our programs feature experts from the Yale faculty and can focus on interesting patient cases or common but high yield topics. By participating, you will get the opportunity to interact with faculty and your co-residents as well as develop skills in podcast production, audio editing, and storytelling. To get involved, please email Nischay Rege.
Advocacy and Equity Curriculum Committee: Join a team of residents as we grow and strengthen our curriculum dedicated to addressing health disparities and structural inequity. We need your ideas-- all are welcome! Email the chiefs if interested.
POCUS Committee: Help develop the inpatient Point of Care Ultrasound curriculum. Stay tuned for emails about opportunities to get involved. Contact Alex Heard with questions.
Resident Procedure Team (RPT): RPT aims to improve resident skills with procedures on the floor, as well as to increase the number of opportunities for residents to do procedures. Keep an eye out for an email invitation to the first meeting in August! Contact Alex Heard or Ysa Ilagan-Ying with questions.
Inpatient Curriculum Committee: The inpatient curriculum committee aims to develop learning resources with a focus on inpatient internal medicine. Working with this committee allows residents to work closely with expert faculty to develop curriculum materials and build important relationships in their specialty of interest. We are open to all interested members and welcome new creative ideas to bolster our inpatient curriculum! More information to follow
Executive Council: Join a committee of IM residents to act as a liaison to the IM administration, with monthly meetings discussing issues with Dr. Siegel and the chiefs. More info coming soon!
Yale Resident Fellow Senate (YRFS): House staff representation (fellows and residents) at YNHH planning events and involving councils such as: Advocacy, Diversity, Education, QI/Patient Safety, Wellness. More info to come soon from YRFS!
Program Evaluation Committee: A group of residents who collect feedback about the IM residency service rotations and other programs/initiatives and present to leadership in an effort to continuously improve the residency program (educational experience, admitting work flows, etc.) Contact Kimberly Glerum, Cecily Allen, or Peter Natov!
Graduate Medical Education Committee (GMEC): A cross-program collaboration to improve GME efforts. Intern representatives needed---email the chiefs if interested!
Subspecialty Interest Groups
G.I. Interest Group: "Come scope us out!" For those interested in both luminal GI and liver. Keep an eye on your inboxes for more information! Contact Pedro Ochoa Allemant or Nadeen Hussain for more information.
Cardiology Interest Group ("House of Cards"): House of Cards" is a resident-run group of those interested in cardiology which provides residents with a platform to get together, meet with faculty from cardiology department, and share thoughts and experiences on a wide range of topics, including career development, fellowship application, and reviewing major studies from Yale labs. Contact Arash Aghajani Nargesi to sign up for the email list. We look forward to meeting you future cardiologists very soon!
Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Interest Group: Calling all future pulmonologists and critical care doctors! Contact Alex Heard if you’re interested.
Yale Women's Housestaff Organization: The Yale Women’s Housestaff Organization (YWHO) serves residents and fellows across specialties to improve the well-being and advancement of self-identified women at Yale. We create a community for residents and fellows to share their experiences as women physicians and advocate for issues that can specifically affect their training and careers. Contact Catherine Mezzacappa or Shacelles Bonner for more info!
Women in Medicine Group: Like YWHO but with a focus on internal medicine! Women in Medicine (WIM) is dedicated to educating, informing and imparting skills to women in healthcare to combat, close and eliminate the inequitable gender gap. Please keep your eye open for an email with more information on how to get involved or call Laura Glick or Alex Bajaj.
Committee on Anti-Racism in Medical Education: Join a task force of residents committed to creating a curriculum and projects focusing on combating racial disparity inside and outside of the hospital. E-mail the chiefs if interested in joining!
Wellness Committee: Dedicated to addressing the well-being of our resident family through hosting events that nurture the many branches of wellness – emotional, environmental, intellectual, physical, spiritual, and social. Most notable for promoting color block bonding events and reflection activities. Come join us to help bring wellness to your color block this year! Contact Anna Qian, Jess Petrov, Ysa Ilagan-Ying, or Koeun Choi to get involved.
Welcoming Committee: A group of residents dedicated to providing information to applicants about the program, New Haven, and interview process, with projects such as designing the website, Q&A sessions, and communicating with the applicants! Contact Sofia Cruz for more information.
DocTalk: An amazing program started by our own Laura Glick to provide a confidential, safe space to talk through concerns. Some examples of when you could use DocTalk: Having bad day at work/home, feel uncomfortable with a situation at work/home, overwhelmed with a rotation, want to vent to someone who understands residency life. See this flyer for more details! Please keep your eye open for an email with more information on how to get involved or email Laura Glick.