Jackson Receives Top 2020 Health Professional Under 40 Award from National Medical Association
Danielle Jackson, MD, MPH, a fourth-year resident in the Department of Psychiatry at Yale School of Medicine, was among the recent honorees who received the “Top 2020 Health Professional Under 40" award from the National Medical Association (NMA).
For Yale’s Emerging Psychiatrists, Confronting Racism Is in the Curriculum
“The social justice curriculum is an important part of our broader effort to improve the culture of our department with respect to diversity and inclusion, and to bring the many legacies of racism to an end as rapidly as we can,” said department chair Dr. John Krystal.Source: YaleNews
Okani New Resident-Fellow Member Representative for APA's Area 1
Chidinma Okani, MD, a second-year resident in the Yale Department of Psychiatry, has been selected by the American Psychiatric Association (APA) to be the Resident-Fellow Member Representative for Area 1 (New England and Eastern Canada).
For Yale’s Emerging Psychiatrists, Confronting Racism is in the Curriculum
Five years ago, Yale’s Department of Psychiatry formally integrated anti-racism education and advocacy into its resident training program. Through the Social Justice and Health Equity (SJHE) curriculum, a mandatory part of the four-year program, residents learn to recognize their own biases and appreciate the lived experiences of minority patients.Source: Yale News
In Memoriam: Robert T. Malison, MD ’87, HS ’91
The Department of Psychiatry sadly shares the news of the unexpected death of Robert T. Malison, MD, professor of psychiatry, on Saturday, July 25, 2020, at the age of 60. Bob, an avid outdoorsman, cellist, and tennis player, passed away peacefully in his bed after an acute cardiac event.
Ramos, Lanzarotta, Chandler: COVID-19 Is Changing What It Means to Be a Doctor
American medicine has long functioned as an elitist institution, putting professional prestige over the well-being of patients and physicians alike. It’s time doctors unite behind the fight for health justice.Source: Boston Review
COVID-19 is the Symptom. Chronic, Oppressive Job Conditions are the Disease
Andres Barkil-Oteo, MD, Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, and Eden Almasude, MD, a third-year resident in the Yale Department of Psychiatry are co-authors of the op-ed, "COVID-19 is the Symptom. Chronic, Oppressive Job Conditions are the Disease."Source: KevinMD.com