2023 Residents, Fellows Honored at Annual Commencement Ceremonies
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.
Yale Child Study Center welcomes 2023 summer interns
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.
Spring 2023 postgraduate travel awardees announced
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.
Health Headlines: CDC report shows rise in number of children diagnosed with autism
April is Autism Awareness Month, a time that health experts say is critical as new information and research continue to come out about autism. YCSC Professor James McPartland talks about a recent CDC report in an interview with WTNH Channel 8. Watch the interview.Source: WTNH-8
What Makes Auditory Contact Different in Autism? A new Yale study sheds light on this topic
Individuals with autism may have trouble interpreting social cues or may be unable to understand the meaning of eye contact. They may also find it overwhelming or difficult to make eye contact, which may result in the avoidance of eye contact altogether.Source: list23.com
Why Eye Contact Is Rare Among People With Autism
Using an innovative technology that enables imaging of two individuals during live and natural conditions, Yale researchers have identified specific brain areas in the dorsal parietal region of the brain associated with the social symptomatology of autism.Source: YaleNews
Yale Journal of Biology and Medicine August 2020: "Focus: Medical Education"
As medical knowledge grows and evolves, so do the methods by which it is taught to the next generation of doctors and nurses. New technologies, methods, and perspectives offer exciting opportunities to improve medical education, whether in the traditional classroom setting or online via remote learning. Original cover design by Peter Harris.Source: Yale Journal of Biology and Medicine