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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).
- June 01, 2021
“During your time in medical school, you have learned how to immerse yourselves in a question. You have experienced mentorship and sponsorship, and for many of you your research group or laboratory has become a second home.” The mentorship theme in the remarks of Nancy J. Brown, MD, Jean and David W. Wallace Dean and C.N.H. Long Professor of Internal Medicine, was echoed throughout Yale School of Medicine’s (YSM) Student Research Day (SRD) on May 18, 2021.
- May 26, 2021
YSM Class of 2021 Commencement.
- May 03, 2021
Microaggressions are a common experience for medical students and are associated with a positive screening for depression, lower medical school satisfaction, and a higher risk of contemplating transfer or withdrawal from medical school.
- April 29, 2021Source: The Wall Street Journal
Daniel Barron, MD, PhD, a graduate of the Yale Psychiatry Residency Program, writes in the Wall Street Journal about data captured by smartphones and other technology, and how it can be used by mental health professionals to treat patients.
- April 09, 2021
The Association of American Physicians and the American Society for Clinical Investigation have each elected three new members from the Yale School of Medicine faculty.
- March 09, 2021
Adina Bowe, MD, a 2014 graduate of the Addiction Psychiatry Fellowship Program in the Yale Department of Psychiatry, has been appointed to the Board of Directors of the American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry (AAAP).
- March 09, 2021
Patients mistreating medical students and residents is, unfortunately, not uncommon, particularly with trainees of color and women trainees. While faculty have received training for years on how to respond when supervisors and colleagues engage in misconduct, until fairly recently there was no guidance available when patients mistreated trainees.
- January 29, 2021
“Abusers" and "Addicts": YSM MD Students Advocate for Eliminating Stigmatizing Language from USMLE Step 1 Prep Materials
As they were preparing for Step 1 of the United States Medical Licensing Exam (USMLE) in 2020, Yale School of Medicine (YSM) MD students Zoe Adams ’22, Elizabeth Fitzsousa ’21, and Marina Gaeta ’22 frequently saw terms such as “abuser,” “addict,” and “alcoholic” within popular practice exam materials, including question banks—materials students spend hundreds, if not thousands, of hours using.