Yale Residency Program News
Cultural Sources of Strength and Resilience: A Case Study of Holistic Wellness Boxes for COVID-19 Response in Indigenous Communities
Stefanie Gillson, MD, Fourth-Year Resident in Psychiatry, co-authored an article describing how the Johns Hopkins Center for American Indian Health Great Lakes Hub began sending holistic wellness boxes to community partners in 11 tribal communities, to help support them during the COVID-19 pandemic.
- February 19, 2021
Celeste Lipkes, MD, MFA, a fourth-year resident in the Yale Department of Psychiatry, continues to earn recognition for Radium Girl, her manuscript of poems. Lipkes was recently named a finalist in the 2020-21 Jake Adam York Prize for a first or second poetry collection. The book prize drew 870 manuscripts this year, and 18 were judged finalists.
- February 16, 2021
For the second consecutive year, Calhoun was the only resident among a select group of speakers chosen to share their narrative stories about the patient experience and working as a doctor at the Feb. 3 Marjorie Rosenthal Pediatric Stories Grand Rounds. This year’s presentation was held virtually via Zoom. Calhoun’s speech, titled “Sour,” centered on her experience as a woman of African descent working in the medical field.
- February 15, 2021Source: Journal of Patient Education and Counseling
Sandhira Wijayaratne, MD, a first-year resident, writes in Journal of Patient Education and Counseling about how limitations in health literacy and communication can lead to unfavorable outcomes when delivering bad news to a patient.
- February 11, 2021
Women's Mental Health Conference at Yale will Host Tarana Burke, Founder of #MeToo Movement, as 2021 Keynote Speaker
The 2021 Women’s Mental Health Conference at Yale (WMHC) will host Tarana Burke, founder of the #MeToo Movement as its keynote speaker.
- February 10, 2021Source: The Health Care Blog
"Healthcare is simply not the kind of business where one can shoot a rocket into the sky and accept the risk that it might explode. Simply put, this is people’s lives we’re dealing with," writes Sofia Noori, MD, Fourth-Year Resident, in a new piece for The Health Care Blog.
- January 29, 2021Source: Journal of General Internal Medicine
In a Letter to the Editor, Nientara Anderson MD, MHS, Second-Year Resident in Psychiatry; Dowin Boatright MD, MBA, MHS, Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine; and Anna Reisman, MD, Professor of Internal Medicine - General Medicine, respond to Plaisime and Cerdeña’s letter.
- January 14, 2021
Three members of the Department of Psychiatry at Yale School of Medicine were included in Cell Mentor’s recent list of 1,000 inspiring Black scientists in America. AZA Allsop, Second-Year Resident in Psychiatry, Brionna Davis-Reyes, PhD, Postdoctoral Fellow in Psychiatry, and Keisha Smith, PhD, Postdoctoral Fellow in Psychiatry, were among those listed in the category of “Rising Stars.”
- December 21, 2020Source: Academic Psychiatry
In a Letter to the Editor published in the October 2020 edition of Academic Psychiatry, William Coe, MD, MPH, Second-Year Resident, and Hun Millard, MD, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, outline the impact of COVID-19 on inpatient psychiatry resident supervision.
- December 18, 2020Source: The Lancet Psychiatry
Mental illness should not be a death sentence. Being Black should not be a death sentence. Yet, in 2020 alone we have witnessed how these intersecting identities—Blackness and having a mental illness—have disproportionately led to the murder of Black people by police officers in the USA, write Ayana Jordan, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, and AZA Allsop, MD, PhD, Second-Year Psychiatry Resident, in a new paper.