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YSM Support Services & Resources

A list of Yale School of Medicine support services & resources. Ask questions, find support, feel more at home. Download the pdf file to hand it out as a flyer or hang it as a poster.
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YesNoNoMD & MD/PhDJohn Francis, Associate Dean for Student AffairsAvailable to support all MD and MD/PhD students.john.francis@yale.edu
YesNoNoMD & MD/PhDPeer Advocates ProgramProvides students with non-threatening peer listeners who are available at any time of the day or night to confidentially discuss strategies, reality test, brainstorm solutions when encountered with challenging personal, academic, or professional situations, and point students in the direction of appropriate resources.Peer Advocates
YesNoNoPA OnlineFaculty AdvisorAssigned to each student. Assignments are made prior to the start of classes.
YesNoNoPA OnlineUwillUwill enables students to receive real-time counseling online from a network of licensed mental health professionals.Registration link
YesNoNoPA David Brissette, Associate Program DirectorAvailable to support all Physician Associate students.david.brissette@yale.edu
YesNoNoDEIMarietta Vázquez, Associate Dean for Medical Student DiversityWorks directly on the professional development of students who are marginalized or underrepresented in medicine.marietta.vazquez@yale.edu
YesNoNoDEILinda Jackson, Associate Director, YSM DiversityDevoted to making all students—and particularly those underrepresented in medicine—feel at home during their YSM experience.linda.jackson@yale.edu
YesNoNoDEIDiversity, Inclusion, Community Engagement & EquityCommitted to increasing the number of students underrepresented in medicine in the YSM pipeline and promoting retention, fostering an inclusive YSM climate, supporting trainee-led programs to benefit the New Haven community, and collaborating with trainees on social justice issues.DICE
YesNoNoDEIStudent Accessibility ServicesFacilitates individualized accommodations for undergraduate, graduate, and professional school students with disabilities and works to remove barriers that may prevent full participation in the university community.Accessibility
YesYesYesDEIDarin Latimore, Deputy Dean for Diversity & InclusionDevoted to increasing diversity within medical and academic spaces and improving the climate of Yale School of Medicine’s learning and working environments.darin.latimore@yale.edu
YesYesYesDEICindy Crusto, Associate Dean for Gender EquityFosters gender equality, supports women as they navigate their career paths and advancement, and creates leadership opportunities for women.cindy.crusto@yale.edu
YesYesYesDEIDean’s Advisory Council on LGBTQI+ AffairsChampions intersectional advocacy, social justice, community building, and health equity of LGBTQI+ people at and served by Yale School of Medicine and Yale New Haven Hospital while serving as a resource on these topics.DAC
YesYesYesDEIDiscrimination and Harassment Resource CoordinatorsReceive student concerns and offer advice and guidance related to diversity and inclusion, discrimination and harassment, and equal opportunity; may also help facilitate informal resolution.List
YesYesYesDEITitle IX CoordinatorsResolve complaints and address issues of gender-based discrimination and sexual misconduct, and also develop and disseminate programs to ensure that students, faculty, and staff work and study in a community that promotes respect and responsibility.List
YesYesYesDEIOffice of LGBTQ ResourcesSupports and empowers people of all sexual orientations, gender identities, and expressions to strengthen and unite the Yale University and New Haven communities.LGBTQ
NoYesYesDEIOffice of Institutional Equity and AccessAdministers an Employment Accommodations Program for persons with disabilities that coordinates the reasonable accommodation process using a case management format.Office
noYesYesDEIOffice of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI)Advances equality and opportunities for women and all groups underrepresented in medicine through education, training, community, and advocacy. These efforts are led by Darin Latimore, MD, Yale School of Medicine’s first deputy dean for diversity and inclusion and its first chief diversity officer.
noYesYesDEIOffice for Women in Medicine and SciencePromotes the academic growth of women in medicine and medical sciences.
YesnonoMental HealthYSM Student Mental Health and Wellness ProgramProvides short-term (up to four sessions) mental health consultation and intervention to address mild-to-moderate severity symptoms (e.g., depressed mood or anxiety) or acute adjustment issues (e.g., role stress, grief, relationship changes). These sessions can be virtual or in-person. The program also provides wellness resources. Provides short-term (up to four sessions) mental health consultation and intervention to address mild-to-moderate severity symptoms (e.g., depressed mood or anxiety) or acute adjustment issues (e.g., role stress, grief, relationship changes). These sessions can be virtual or in-person. The program also provides wellness resources.Make an appointment
YesnonoMental HealthYale Student Mental Health and CounselingAppointments for an initial consultation can be made by phone during business hours, Monday to Friday 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. Initial appointment to speak with a clinician will be made available within one week.203-432-0290