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Family, friends, faculty, and staff gathered on May 23 in Amistad Park, near the campus of Yale School of Medicine (YSM), to celebrate the 98 new graduates of the school’s MD program.
- May 19, 2022
Student Research Day honors YSM’s MD students for their research and—with the creation last year of this unique mentorship prize—pays tribute to the faculty mentors who support them.
- May 12, 2022
A virtual celebration of poetry, prose, and art, which Yale MD, physician assistant (PA) online, physician associate, nursing, and public health students created, took place on May 5, at the annual Program for Humanities in Medicine (PHM) Health Professions Students' Creative Medical Writing & Art Contest.
- March 18, 2022
As the recently updated TLC SP Program webpage explains, “Our new name is an accurate expression of the varied roles our SPs are trained to portray, as well as our commitment to serve the diverse needs of our clients and to advance research in education and training using human simulation pedagogy.”
- December 16, 2021Source: YaleNews
With the magnitude of the opioid crisis, there has been a growing call for treatment of patients with opioid use disorder to be expanded beyond specialist care and into the hands of primary care physicians.
- December 10, 2021
“I don’t have the words to express how thankful I am that we are together, in person, for today’s celebration. Last year’s commencement was virtual. Maybe because of that, I’m a struck by the beauty of this place and by looking out into the audience and seeing all of you.”
- November 30, 2021Source: JAMA Network
Neil Krishan Aggarwal, MD, a 2011 graduate of the Yale Psychiatry Residency Program, writes in JAMA Network about Dr. James McCune Smith, the first Black person from the United States to earn a medical degree. Dr. Smith has been called the foremost Black intellectual in the 19th-century U.S.
- November 05, 2021
In early October 2021, Yale School of Medicine (YSM) announced the launch of a pilot Student Mental Health & Wellness Program for its MD, MD-PhD, Physician Associate, and Physician Assistant Online students.
- August 05, 2021
In early 2021, six Ugandan senior medical students from Makerere University School of Medicine (MUSM) and five fourth- and fifth-year MD students from Yale School of Medicine (YSM), along with faculty from both schools, participated in a six-week virtual clinical elective.
- June 22, 2021
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).