Virtual talks from communicators underrepresented in science are underway as part of Science Communication Week, one of many efforts from the Yale Biological and Biomedical Sciences Diversity and Inclusion Collective (YBDIC) to make science accessible and relevant to minoritized students.
- June 02, 2021
“As a student, not having an AΩA chapter has been one of the many experiences that have shaped my medical education compared to my friends at other medical schools.
- May 10, 2021
Nelson Perez Catalan discovered he was interested in pursuing science while working at a student job at the University of Oregon cleaning glass in the labs. He found himself drawn to research around the brain, and thought about pursuing an MD/PhD, but there was no medical school at his university and as a transplant from Chile, he says much of the U.S. college process was mystifying to him. Then he learned about PATHS, or Program to Advance Training in Health and Sciences at Yale School of Medicine.
- April 14, 2021Source: YaleNews
Health equity means that everyone has a fair and just opportunity to live their healthiest lives possible. If that sounds like a no-brainer, it may be surprising to learn just how much disparity exists in health outcomes and access to treatment at a societal level.
- April 05, 2021
it was clear to people who spoke and those who listened, some with quivering voices and tears in their eyes, that the fear the recent shooting spree in Atlanta generated is not a new feeling for Asian Americans.
- March 15, 2021
A long-term study of Medicare patients finds that Black patients who have an ischemic stroke (blocked blood flow to the brain) die at a higher rate than white patients, even after accounting for preexisting health conditions, a preliminary study by researchers at the Yale School of Public Health finds.
- February 11, 2021Source: Good Morning CT at Nine/WTNH News 8
Assistant Professor Dr. Carolyn Fredericks spoke with Good Morning CT at Nine about her research on Alzheimer's disease treatment and cure.
- December 08, 2020
This semester, 69 talented undergraduate and post-baccalaureate students from across the United States began participating in the Yale Program to Advance Training in Health and Sciences, or PATHS, a series of virtual workshops and conversations that expose them to MD, MD/PhD, and PhD training programs, faculty, and near-peer mentors at Yale.
- November 12, 2020Source: AAMC Podcast
- November 12, 2020
A Yale-led symposium intersecting science and diversity to support future leaders in STEM, January 6-8