Legislative Advocacy Promoted in PA Program Conversation With State Representative
For some health professionals, caring for patients and the larger world of health care policy are seemingly separate things, with one having little discernible bearing on the other. But for others, including two public health advocates associated with the Yale School of Medicine (YSM) Physician Associate (PA) Program, they are intertwined, and students and clinicians should educate themselves about the connections.
ACES Announces New 2023 Cohort
The Department of Internal Medicine’s Advancement of Clinician-Educator Scholarship (ACES) Faculty Development Program has accepted eight new junior faculty for the fifth year of the program. ACES scholars attend year-long seminars aimed at enhancing participant knowledge and skills in educational scholarship.
Zachary Perez '22 Presents Research Findings at Society of Thoracic Surgeons Meeting
Zachary Perez, MMSc, a December '22 graduate of the Yale School of Medicine (YSM) Physician Associate (PA) Program, was invited to present his research at the 59th Annual Meeting of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons last week. Zach is first author on a paper entitled Insights from Histograms of Aortic Size at the Time of Dissection, which describes the results of his Alternative Thesis research, and which will be published in The Annals of Thoracic Surgery. Congratulations, Zack!
Students Organize Auction to Support Local Nonprofits Focused on Hunger & Homelessness
“The man. The myth. The bowtie.” When auctioneer Jaideep Talwalkar, MD, associate professor of internal medicine (general medicine) and assistant dean for education, called out these words at Yale School of Medicine’s (YSM) 29th Annual Hunger & Homelessness (H&H) Charity Auction on the evening of January 19, it led to a bidding frenzy from the crowd gathered in the school’s Café Med.
Heidi, the (Anatomy) Lab-rador Retriever, Boosts Wellness at Yale School of Medicine
Heidi, the Yale Police Department’s (YPD) yellow Labrador Retriever service dog and community engagement ambassador, was a frequent—much appreciated—visitor to the Yale School of Medicine (YSM) campus during the fall semester, especially outside the anatomy lab.
Jaskirandeep Grewal Presents Study at Major Conference
Jaskirandeep Grewal, MMSc ’22, who graduated from the Yale School of Medicine (YSM) Physician Associate (PA) Program in December, was first author on the study Characteristics of Breast Cancers Detected in a Decade of Digital Breast Tomosynthesis Screening, while still a student.
PA Professor Jonathan Weber Presented at Grand Rounds on Integrating Diabetes Technologies into Primary Care
Jonathan Weber, MA, PA-C, DFAAPA, assistant professor in the Yale School of Medicine (YSM) Physician Associate Program, presented at General Internal Medicine Grand Rounds on December 1, 2022.
PA Program Graduate Accepted to Fellowship in Adult Critical Care at Indiana University
Nicholas Radell, MMSc ’22, who graduated from the Yale School of Medicine (YSM) Physician Associate (PA) Program in December, was accepted as the 2023 Fellow in the Indiana University School of Medicine’s Post-Graduate APP Fellowship in Adult Critical Care.
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.