Emily Wang, MD, and Two Yale Alumni Win MacArthur ‘Genius’ Awards
The fellowship, which was created in 1981, is presented to individuals in a variety of fields who have shown exceptional originality in and dedication to their creative pursuits. Nominations are submitted anonymously by leaders in their respective fields. Recipients receive a $625,000 stipend paid in installments over five years to continue their creative pursuits. Wang is the 20th recipient who was actively serving as a Yale faculty or staff member at the time of their award.Source: YaleNews
Alumni Profile: Jackson Higginbottom, MPH ’20 (Social & Behavioral Sciences)
Alumni Profile on Jackson Higginbottom, MPH ’20 (Social & Behavioral Sciences), who is now a program administrator at the Community Alliance for Research and Engagement (CARE) and Yale-Griffin Prevention Research Center at the Yale School of Public Health.
Keith Choate, MD ’04, PhD ’01, Appointed Chair/Chief of Dermatology
Keith Choate, MD, PhD, will become chair of the Department of Dermatology and chief of Dermatology of Yale New Haven Hospital effective October 1, 2022. Choate will also work collaboratively with delivery network leadership to advance dermatological services across Yale New Haven Health System.
Richard Moscarelli, MD, Lauded as a Champion for Medical Education
“He is kind of a rock star.” This is how Assistant Professor Courtney Fankhanel, MMSc, PA-C, describes Richard Moscarelli, MD, a clinical assistant professor and member of a strong cadre of voluntary faculty in the Yale School of Medicine (YSM) Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences. Moscarelli is a physician with the Greater New Haven OB/GYN practice, who has precepted YSM Physician Associate (PA) students in their OB/GYN rotation for the past decade.
U.S. Surgeon General Speaks on His Personal Journey, Clinician Burnout, and the Future of Medicine
United States Surgeon General and Yale alumnus Vivek Murthy came to the School of Medicine on September 9 to speak about his journey to medicine, health care worker burnout, and his thoughts on the future of the medical field.
Physician Associate Class of 2024 Receives White Coats and Advice
“You can steer yourself any direction you choose.” Jara Chen, MMSc ’07, PA-C, shared this quote from Dr. Seuss’s Oh, the Places You’ll Go, in her keynote address at the White Coat Ceremony for the Yale School of Medicine (YSM) Physician Associate (PA) Program Class of 2024. On August 26, close to 140 family members, friends, and alumni joined the ceremony virtually.
Student Profile: Charlie Tran, MPH ’23 (Social and Behavioral Sciences); BA ’22 History of Science, Medicine, and Public Health (5-year BA/MPH program)
Student Profile on Charlie Tran, MPH ’23 (Social and Behavioral Sciences); BA ’22 History of Science, Medicine, and Public Health (5-year BA/MPH program).