Makerere University and YSM Create Successful Virtual Clinical Elective
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.
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).
YSM Dean’s Workshop Highlights Collaborative Future of Genomic Healthcare
Yale School of Medicine’s Dean’s Office hosted a workshop to introduce the Yale Center for Genomic Health (YCGH) to the Yale community. It was an event that brought together scholars and professionals from across diverse disciplines to learn more about the science of genomic healthcare and the vision of the YCGH.
2020 Graduates of Xiangya Yale Program to Advance Leadership Skills
On August 5, 2020, the Office of Global Health Education (OGHE) celebrated South Central University’s Xiangya School of Medicine’s third cohort of medical students to participate in a two-year research program at Yale School of Medicine.
Monica Ferrer Socorro '20, MD, Focused on a Career in Global Health
The strong global health program at Yale School of Medicine (YSM) was a “huge incentive” for Monica Ferrer Socorro ’20, MD, to attend Yale. Ferrer Socorro, a native of Venezuela, arrived at YSM with a focus on gaining experience working with underserved populations, learning about migrant health issues, and building networks that would enable her to have a positive impact on global health throughout her career.
Office of Global Health Education Announces Inaugural Global Health Education Innovation Awardees
In June 2020, Bernardo Lombo, MD, assistant professor of clinical medicine and Frank Minja, MD, associate professor of radiology and biomedical imaging, became the inaugural recipients of the Yale School of Medicine (YSM) Global Health Education Innovation Award.
YSM Creates Memorable Virtual Ceremony to Celebrate 113 MD Degree Recipients
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.
The promise of parent-child education programs on improving parenting practices and reducing stress in conflict-exposed families
Yale led research study shows that early childhood parenting education programs have a positive impact on disciplinary practices and parenting stress for families that experience humanitarian crises such as exposure to conflict, displacement, and economic marginalization.
Yale Radiology and Psychiatry Researchers Join with Penn Medicine to Create a New Center to Study Opioid Use Disorders
Opioid use disorder has reached epidemic levels in the United States. Over the last two decades, opioid-related overdose deaths increased by more than 50 percent, with nearly 50,000 in 2018, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Researchers from Yale School of Medicine (YSM) and Penn Medicine, which comprises the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, have created a new center that focuses on neuroimaging to improve our understanding of opioid use disorders and find new treatments.