Yale Cancer Center Awards for Clinical Excellence presented during annual Conclave
Debra Brandt, D.O. and Kevin Kim, M.D. were each honored with the Yale Cancer Center (YCC) Award for Clinical Excellence at YCC’s annual Conclave on Monday, January 13. The night celebrated the accomplishments of goals set for 2019 and honored faculty and staff with clinical and research prizes.
Huntington and Parker receive new appointments at Smilow Cancer Hospital
Scott Huntington, M.D., M.P.H., assistant professor of Medicine (Hematology), has been named Medical Director for the Hematology Outpatient Program at Smilow Cancer Hospital and Terri Parker, M.D., assistant Professor of Medicine (Hematology), has been appointed the inaugural Assistant Medical Director for the Smilow Cancer Hospital Care Center in North Haven, which includes multiple myeloma and benign hematology care.
2020 Day of Instrumentation on Jan. 24: Invitation to Register
Registration is open for the second annual Yale Day of Instrumentation on January 24, 2020. For more information and to register, please visit: https://instrumentation.yale.edu The goals of this event are to: Continue to develop the campus community around instrumentation development at Yale Update the community on recent developments and next steps Seek input from the campus community on the needs and next steps in the instrumentation initiative at Yale The day-long event will consist of plenary talks in the morning and working groups in the afternoon. The goal is to understand better and collect your ideas for how instrumentation and technology development can best support the research mission of Yale.
Study: Hospital readmission policy did not increase patients’ mortality risk
The Obamacare program intended to reduce the risk of patients being readmitted after hospitalizations for heart attacks, heart failure, and pneumonia has not caused an increase in mortality risk for patients in emergency departments or observational units, according to a new report.