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Beatrix McCleary Hamburg Lectureship

Beatrix A. McCleary Hamburg, MD

The Office for Women in Medicine and Science at Yale School of Medicine is proud to announce the Beatrix A. McCleary Hamburg, MD Lectureship. Beatrix A. (Betty) Hamburg, MD '48 (1923 - 2018), was an internationally renowned researcher, advocate, and policy maker in the field of adolescent psychiatry, mental health, and violence prevention. In 1948, Dr. Hamburg was the first Black woman to graduate from Yale School of Medicine.


Kirsten Bibbins-Domingo, PhD, MD, MAS is the 17th Editor in Chief of the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) and the JAMA Network. She is the Lee Goldman, MD Endowed Professor of Medicine and Professor of Epidemiology and Biostatistics at the University of California, San Francisco.