Latest News from Fernandez Lab
The Yale Department of Psychiatry honored its 2023 class of residents and fellows, as well as faculty and staff, at its annual commencement ceremonies last month. The Residency Commencement Ceremony was held on June 15 at the New Haven Lawn Club. The Fellowship Commencement Ceremony was held virtually over Zoom on June 16. The events marked the graduation of 23 residents and 22 fellows.
- July 14, 2023
In addition to new clinical trainees and undergraduate summer interns, the Yale Child Study Center welcomes several research trainees each summer. This year, two returning community members were also welcomed back to the department along with several new outstanding research trainees. Learn more about these new additions to the department.
- June 08, 2023
The Yale Child Study Center, which serves as the department of child psychiatry at the Yale School of Medicine, welcomes 24 undergraduate students from 11 universities and colleges around the country to the center's developmental science summer internship program this June and July.
- June 07, 2023
Thirty-nine Yale Child Study Center community members were recognized this spring for long-term service to the University.
- May 24, 2023
The results of the Yale Child Study Center Spring 2023 round of awards for the department’s postgraduate travel award were announced on May 22. The award which offers $500 toward travel expenses for postgraduate associates attending national or international scientific conferences.
- May 04, 2023
The results of the April 2023 round of awards for the Yale Child Study Center's Clinical and Research Faculty Development Fund were announced on May 3. This annual fund supports clinical and research faculty with a primary appointment at the YCSC. The purpose is to provide start-up funds to develop research, educational, and clinical efforts that will contribute to faculty growth and development.
- January 16, 2023
Enock Teefe and José Jaime Martínez-Magaña Receive 2023 Kavli Postdoctoral Award for Academic Diversity
Enock Teefe, MD, from the laboratory of Thomas Fernandez, MD, and co-mentored by Christopher Pittenger, MD, PhD, and José Jaime Martínez-Magaña, PhD, from the laboratory of Janitza Montalvo-Ortiz, PhD, have been selected to receive the 2023 Kavli Postdoctoral Award for Academic Diversity.
- September 14, 2022
Yale Child Study Center (YCSC) Associate Professors Thomas Fernandez, MD and Michael Bloch, MD were recently notified by the Tourette Association of America (TAA) that the center’s Tic and Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) Program has been renewed as a TAA Center of Excellence.
- June 30, 2022
Yale Child Study Center (YCSC) community members came together via zoom on June 29, 2022 to continue the Center’s tradition of honoring long-term service to the University.
- April 18, 2022
In the face of a continued surge in mental health needs worldwide, the Yale Child Study Center continues to focus on recruiting and retaining dedicated faculty conducting cutting edge research and providing outstanding clinical care. Several clinicians and scientists will be joining the YCSC faculty as of July 1, 2022.