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Yale Residency Program News

  • Lipkes Manuscript Judged Finalist in Book Prize

    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.

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  • Yale Psychiatry's Calhoun Asks: Is The Medical System Safe for Black Children?

    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.

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  • Wijayaratne: 'On Multiple Miscarriages'

    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.

    Source: Journal of Patient Education and Counseling
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  • Noori: You Can’t “Elon Musk” Healthcare

    "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.

    Source: The Health Care Blog
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  • Allsop, Davis-Reyes, Smith Named Among 1,000 Inspiring Black Scientists in America

    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.”

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  • The Impact of COVID-19 on Inpatient Psychiatry Resident Supervision

    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.

    Source: Academic Psychiatry
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  • Decriminalising being Black with mental illness

    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.

    Source: The Lancet Psychiatry
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