Bernard G. Forget Hematology Scholars Program Supported by Friends who Give
Mary Alice and Thomas O’Malley’s recent gift to support Yale’s Bernard G. Forget Hematology Scholars Program is rooted in multiple friendships. The couple learned about the program from their friend Alan Lebowitz, MD., who was Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine at Yale School of Medicine and is a retired Connecticut hematologist. Dr. Lebowitz, a champion of Yale Cancer Center, was also a close friend of the Scholars Program’s late namesake.
Calhoun Reacts to Singer Demi Lovato's Struggle With Substance Abuse in ABC News Appearance
Amanda Calhoun, MD, MPH, Second-Year Resident in the Albert J. Solnit Integrated Adult/Child Psychiatry program, spoke to ABC News about what may cause women in the public eye to suffer from substance abuse. Calhoun was asked to comment after singer Demi Lovato recently opened up about her struggles with drug use.Source: ABC News
Opinion: Be aware of vaping dangers
Lilanthi Balasuriya, MD, MMS, a fourth-year resident in the Yale Department of Psychiatry, and Eliza Buelt, MD, a Public Psychiatry Fellow and Instructor, wrote in the New Haven Register about the surge of vaping-related injuries in Connecticut and symptoms people exhibit when their lungs are harmed.Source: New Haven Register
Yale PA Online Class of 2021: White Coat Ceremony
Fifty-seven white coats hung neatly on a rack on the stage in Battell Chapel on the Yale University campus. Sun shone through the chapel’s stained glass windows and the buzz of conversation among guests filled the large space in anticipation of the March 15, 2019 White Coat Ceremony for the second cohort of Yale School of Medicine (YSM) Physician Assistant (PA) Online program students. At 2:00 pm, the room grew silent as Yale PA Online program director James Van Rhee MS, PA-C welcomed everyone to the gathering, including many proud and supportive family members and friends.Source: Yale PA Online Website
Community Health Workers in Bangladesh
Community health workers (CHWs) are the primary healthcare providers the community level in Bangladesh. The Bangladesh Rural Advancement Committee, with the support of Alive & Thrive, has trained and employs over 100,000 CHWs who bridge the gap between the public healthcare system and the community. They receive training in breastfeeding/infant and young child feeding practices.