Cushing/Whitney Medical Library Launches Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging Web Portal
In late April 2021, Yale School of Medicine’s (YSM) Cushing/Whitney Medical Library (CWML) launched a new webpage that aggregates the library’s expanding diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging (DEIB) resources.
Yale Health Professional School Educators Share Medical Education Innovations and Research at Annual Med Ed Day
“How can we uphold and help the Yale System be strong and move forward into the next decade?” Yale School of Medicine (YSM) Deputy Dean for Education, Jessica Illuzzi, MD, MS, professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, asked this question during her keynote remarks at the ninth annual Medical Education Day at Yale (Med Ed Day).
Transgender Patient Care a Priority in MD, PA, and PA Online Curricula
At Yale School of Medicine (YSM), MD, PA Online, and Physician Associate (PA) degree programs incorporate curricular content to train students to care for transgender and non-binary patients competently and compassionately. Importantly, the programs are committed to ongoing curricular assessment and revisions.
Cushing/Whitney Medical Library Receives 2021 Research Advancement in Health Sciences Librarianship Award
The Harvey Cushing/John Hay Whitney Medical Library (CWML) has been selected as the recipient of the 2021 Research Advancement in Health Sciences Librarianship Award from the Medical Library Association.
28th Hunger & Homelessness Auction Is a Virtual Success
A two-hour scenic flight over Manhattan. Dinner for six with Yale School of Medicine (YSM) Dean Nancy Brown, MD. A night of bowling for seven with Yale School of Public Health Dean Sten Vermund, MD, PhD. These are just a few of the highly sought-after items auctioned off at the 28th Annual YSM Hunger & Homelessness Auction (H&H Auction) on the evening of February 24, 2021.
Neighborhood Health Project's Critical Role in the Community Continues During COVID-19
This is one example of NHP’s important role providing free blood pressure and blood sugar screenings in the New Haven community. Yale medical, physician associate (PA), nursing, and public health students volunteer at the NHP, while a rotating set of 30 faculty serve as attendings.
Older Adults Teaching Health Care Professional Students During COVID-19 Pandemic
In September, 235 first-year Yale MD, Physician Associate (PA), and Graduate Entry Pre-specialty in Nursing (GEPN) students practiced patient-centered interviewing with over 200 volunteers aged 65 and older—virtually. Beyond gaining early telehealth experience, the students had the opportunity to incorporate questions about the “4Ms”—mobility, medication, mentation, and what matters most—into conversations with older adults.
Damien Fair '01, YSM Physician Associate Program Alumnus, Receives MacArthur Fellowship
Damien Fair '01, MMSc, an alumnus of Yale School of Medicine’s Physician Associate Program, is one of 21 individuals that the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation recognized as 2020 MacArthur Fellows.
HAVEN Free Clinic's Annual 5K Goes Virtual
Yale students active with the HAVEN Free Clinic creatively adapted their practices when COVID-19 began impacting New Haven to ensure they safely could continue to serve their patients. Similarly, the students have resourcefully altered their annual fundraiser— the ¡ANDA! 5K— to ensure they can continue to fund HAVEN’s operations. The 5K typically raises about 70% of the clinic’s operating budget.
White Coats Are Presented to "Historic" Physician Associate Class of 2022
“The White Coat Ceremony is a milestone in your professional formation. It marks the point in time when you take your first steps towards becoming a clinician. We needed to physically bring you together in one place to mark that occasion.”
Yale Health Professional Schools Gather Virtually for Annual Med Ed Day Conference
Because of COVID-19, the YSM Teaching and Learning Center (TLC) converted its annual Med Ed Day conference to a virtual format. The day showcases and celebrates the innovation and excellence of medical education and its research and scholarship throughout the Yale health professional school community.