Sebastian Diaz, a PhD student in immunobiology at Yale School of Medicine (YSM), said it’s hard to be among the pioneers, but because medical students from underrepresented backgrounds have pushed for greater emphasis on diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) supported by resources “We have a very robust system that is now becoming bigger and bigger every year.”
- September 29, 2021
Marietta Vazquez, MD, professor of pediatrics and associate dean for medical student diversity, carved her own path. Her last 27 years have been marked by hard work, personal and professional growth, and a return to her roots. Along her path, she earned a lot of “firsts,” becoming the first Latina to be named by the U.S. Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services to be a voting member of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices, responsible for developing vaccine policy; the first Latina Vice Chair in the department of Pediatrics; and now the first Latina to be named Associate Dean at Yale School of Medicine.
- September 27, 2021
Giovanna Guerrero-Medina, PhD, director of the Yale Ciencia Initiative, has spent her career looking for ways to increase access to top tier research and medical institutions so that there can be many more like her pursuing careers in science.
- September 20, 2021
The Yale Black Postdoctoral Association is about community and support, said the founders, but it is also about enhancing the visibility of Black postdocs — to one another, and to the Yale School of Medicine community at large.
- July 19, 2021
Meharry-Yale Summer Program Provides Medical Students From Underrepresented Backgrounds With Mentorship from Yale Neurosurgeons
A newly established summer program provides students from Meharry Medical College an opportunity to conduct research with Yale faculty.
- July 08, 2021
To build a medical school environment where underrepresented minorities can thrive, mentoring is key, says Nii Addy, PhD, Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Yale School of Medicine's inaugural Director of Scientist Diversity and Inclusion.
- July 02, 2021
Since 2010, Bennett has been the co-director of the Program in Integrative Cell Signaling and Neurobiology of Metabolism.
- June 24, 2021
This June, 16 young science leaders kicked off their year as fellows of the Yale Ciencia Academy (YCA) for Career Development. The competitive program prepares promising scientists of color to successfully transition from a PhD into rewarding research careers.
- June 23, 2021
Asare Named Yale-PCCSM Vice Chief for DEI
- June 21, 2021
A Conversation on the Future of Women’s Health Research with Dr. Janine Clayton, Director of the NIH Office of Research on Women’s Health
A Q&A on the future of women's health research with Dr. Janine Clayton, Director of the NIH Office of Research on Women's Health, and Dr. Carolyn M. Mazure, Director of Women's Health Research at Yale.