Andrea Barbieri, MD, to Succeed Diane Kowalski, MD, MMSc, as Director of Pathology Residency Training Program
Chen Liu, MD, PhD, Chair of Yale Pathology, announces that Diane Kowalski, MD, MMSc, will end her 10-year tenure as Director of the Pathology Residency Training Program and be succeeded by Andrea Barbieri, MD, the current Associate Program Director.s
Trainee-Led Study Seeks to Better Understand All-Cause Mortality in Schizophrenia Patients
A new study led by a Yale Department of Psychiatry trainee sought to better understand why people with schizophrenia have dramatically increased all-cause mortality, and whether living with severe mental illness accelerates the aging process.
Yale Triple R: New Initiative and Repository Connecting Research Mentors and Mentees
Traditional Internal Medicine Hospital Resident Saeed Soleymanjahi, MD, MPH started looking for research projects and mentors during the first year of his residency training at Yale, and due to workloads and time constraints, found it challenging to get connected with mentors. Associate Program Director for the Internal Medicine Traditional Residency program Shaili Gupta, MBBS, had been examining ways to make research mentor/mentee connection easier over the last few years.
Internal Medicine Residency: What Medical Students Should Know
Internal medicine focuses on the acute and chronic medical care of adults whether it be prevention, diagnosis, and/or treatment. Internal medicine residency is a training program that prepares a new physician for a career in internal medicine, ranging from a general internist, a subspecialist, a policy maker, a practitioner, an educator, or a researcher.
The Black Youth Mental Health Epidemic: A Crisis in Its Own Right
In a new piece for Psychiatric Times, Amanda Calhoun, MD, MPH, writes: "Black adolescents, as well as children, have been in crisis for a while now, far more than 10 years—more like 2 decades. The failure to prioritize the well-being of Black children is not just a reflection of the media coverage; the field of psychiatry is guilty of it, too. And that must change."Source: Psychiatric Times
Chiraroekmongkon to share lived experience as mentor to first-generation, low-income students
Third-year Psychiatry resident Sirikanya (Sanya) Chiraroekmongkon, MD, will share her lived experience with and guide other first-generation low-income (FGLI) students as a mentor in a program co-planned by undergraduate organizations Yale FGLI Advocacy Movement (YFAM) and Yale Questbridge (QSN).
Racial Disparities in Youth Pretrial Detention: A Retrospective Cohort Study Grounded in Critical Race Theory
Andy Wen, MD, MPH, a second-year resident, is first author of a study in Health & Justice that expands research on disproportionate contact in the pretrial detention setting to Hispanic/Latinx, Indigenous, and Asian youth.Source: Health & Justice
Study: Resident Performance Evaluations May Be Biased Toward Whites
Psychiatric News recently wrote about a paper co-written by Nientara Anderson, MD, MHS, third-year resident, with findings that suggest internal medicine residents from minoritized racial and ethnic groups may experience bias in assessments. Anderson's paper was published in JAMA Network Open.Source: Psychiatric News
Design and Development of a Digital Shared Decision-making Tool for Stroke Prevention in Atrial Fibrillation
Julio Nunes, MD, first-year resident, is first author of a paper in JAMIA Open that analyzes the design values of a web-based shared decision-making tool created to better inform atrial fibrillation patients about anticoagulation.Source: JAMIA Open