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In mid-March, COVID-19 upended the traditional Yale School of Medicine (YSM) curriculum for MD students. Didactic coursework and clinical skills training had to be rapidly converted to an online format, and clinical rotations and most sub-internships (sub-Is) were suspended in the space of a few days.
- May 18, 2020
On May 18, the 113 graduates of the Yale School of Medicine (YSM) MD Class of 2020 were celebrated in an hour-long virtual Commencement ceremony, an event that reflected tremendous collaboration among YSM students, faculty, and staff.
- May 15, 2020
Yale University will experience a first on Commencement Day 2020, beyond its first virtual ceremony: it will be conferring Master of Medical Science degrees to the inaugural class of Yale School of Medicine’s Physician Assistant Online Program (Yale PA Online), Yale’s first degree-granting program that blends online and in-person learning.
- April 28, 2020
While the traditional gathering to showcase the winners of the annual Marguerite Rush Lerner Medical Student Creative Writing and Art Contest was cancelled because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the creativity of the Yale School of Medicine (YSM) students who participated remains vibrant. For many of the students recognized for their poetry, prose, and visual artwork, the pandemic has heightened the importance of the arts.
- April 26, 2020Source: The Malta Independent
Joe Cassar, MD, a graduate of the Yale Psychiatry Residency Program, writes about his experience testing positive for COVID-19 and subsequently living in self-isolation for three weeks. Cassar is the former Minister for Health, The Elderly and Community Care in Malta.
- April 20, 2020Source: covid.yale.edu
Focusing on health and society, this workshop highlighted elements of our interactions with our community in New Haven and Connecticut to address the COVID-19 pandemic.
- April 16, 2020
This workshop focuses on Yale’s partnerships with the state of Connecticut, the city of New Haven, and local community groups in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
- March 19, 2020
A 90-minute video—Responding to the Coronavirus Pandemic—featuring eight experts from Yale and the city of New Haven was released today (March 19) to inform the public and policymakers on the latest developments in the global public health emergency.
- March 17, 2020
A panel of seven experts from Yale and the City of New Haven will meet in a virtual town hall Wednesday (March 18) to inform the public and policymakers on the latest developments in the coronavirus pandemic.
- December 19, 2019
What is Our Lane? On November 22, 2019, over 250 Yale MD, Advanced Practice Nursing, and Physician Associate (PA) students grappled with this question in the context of activism in health care. The conversation marked the 19th annual Power Day, which provides an important forum for discussing the role of power in health care, and celebrates those who use it well.