Building Momentum: WHRY's Undergraduate Fellows Advance Women's Health
Women’s Health Research at Yale mentors undergraduate students as well as graduate students and rising junior faculty members to ensure that the next generation of scientists and medical providers fully account for the health needs of women and sex-and-gender differences affecting health. Here are a few examples of what our former undergraduate fellows are up to now.
Yale School of Medicine Launches Innovative Program to Attract and Retain Underrepresented Faculty
This year, Yale School of Medicine (YSM) is launching an innovative program to support the research and post-doctoral careers of outstanding research scientists called the YSM Science Fellows Program. The program is a key part of the school’s Strategic Plan for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) and will recruit top PhD and MD/PhD recent graduates to engage in independent research and support them in transitioning into open faculty positions at Yale or other institutions.
Crusto Selected for 2021-22 Women's Leadership Fellowship
Cindy Crusto, PhD, Professor of Psychiatry and Deputy Chair for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in the Department of Psychiatry, has been accepted as a Fellow in the 2021-2022 Hedwig van Ameringen Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine (ELAM) Program for Women.
Yarnell-Mac Grory Chosen As Center of Entrepreneurial Initiatives Fellow at Duke University's Fuqua School of Business
Stephanie Yarnell-Mac Grory, MD, PhD, Clinical Instructor of Psychiatry, was selected as one of five school-wide Center of Entrepreneurial Initiatives (CEI) Fellows at Duke University's Fuqua School of Business.
Is the Influence of Sex and Gender on Health Being Taught in Medical School?
Dr. Njeri Thande, a cardiologist and Assistant Professor of Medicine, is leading an effort with Women’s Health Research at Yale and Yale School of Medicine’s Office of Education to make sure this vital education starts as early as possible. The goal is to build a model for medical schools to fully integrate demonstrated scientific knowledge of how sex and gender influence health into their curricula.
Happy 20th Anniversary, WHRY!
In recognition of Women's Health Research at Yale's 20th anniversary, the center’s many supporters, scientists, students, and mentees offered their thoughts and feelings about the last two decades and the change WHRY has made in leading us toward a healthier and happier future.