New Center in Implementation Science Launched with University of Malaya
Yale University and the University of Malaya (UM) in Kuala Lumpur have been awarded a multi-million grant to establish the Malaysian Implementation Science Training (MIST) center to catalyze research and training through the Fogarty International Program at the National Institutes of Health.
Clinical Skills at Yale: Teaching Students the Essential Elements of “Doctoring”
At many medical schools, formal clinical skills education is limited to the pre-clerkship period, but since developing solid clinical skills is foundational and developmental, the Clinical Skills Program at Yale emphasizes multidimensional training over the entire span of medical school.
State Coronavirus Data Doesn’t Support Trump’s Misleading Testing Claims
The Trump administration has doubled down on its claims that coronavirus case counts are up because the U.S. has increased testing. However, a closer look at graphs of testing numbers and positive cases shows that this isn’t the case for many states.Source: ProPublica
How to plan a summer 'safecation': What to know about road trips, flying, hotels and more
As summer revs up, many families who've planned vacations and long-anticipated reunions are left wondering whether it's safe to travel during the coronavirus outbreak. Most states have reopened, giving residents a semblance of normalcy, but COVID-19 cases are still rising in some areas.Source: Today
Gift from Ludwig Family Foundation Funds Urgent COVID Research by School of Medicine Scientists
The donation will fund the laboratories of at least six scientists on the Yale School of Medicine faculty, for work on vaccine development to prevent future outbreaks as well as treatments for people who are already infected.
Yale Medicine Inaugurates Distinguished Clinical Career Award
The new Yale Medicine Distinguished Clinical Career Award was created this year to recognize and honor the careers of physicians marked by significant accomplishments, exemplary dedication, and important contributions in advancing Yale Medicine, the overall medical profession, and the community.
Daily coronavirus updates: Connecticut’s deaths in single-digits for 4th straight day; medical officials urge continued social distancing and mask-wearing
Connecticut on Thursday reported its fourth consecutive day of single-digit coronavirus-related deaths, one day after the state entered the second phase of reopening. According to data released by the state, Connecticut has seen an additional seven coronavirus-related deaths, for a total of 4,226.Source: The Hartford Courant
Yale experts offer families tips for a safe 2020 summer
There are ways to enjoy the summer safely. Here, global health expert Dr. Marietta Vazquez, professor of pediatrics, and infectious disease investigator Dr. Jaimie Meyer, assistant professor of medicine (AIDS), offer advice for families and children.Source: YaleNews
Scientists worry 'Operation Warp Speed' is missing tried and true vaccines
In the search to find a vaccine to put an end to the coronavirus pandemic, some scientists worry that President Trump's "Operation Warp Speed" is missing out on tried and true vaccine technologies that have over and over again resulted in proven winners.Source: KITV
Expert Q&A: How to stay safe at backyard BBQs and gatherings amid coronavirus
With summer upon us and phase two reopening underway, people are beginning to expand the circle of those they come in contact with - whether it be at backyard barbecues, the beach, picnics at the park or weekend trips out of state.Source: CT Post