Academic Medical Centers and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs: A 75-Year Partnership
Ismene Petrakis, MD, professor of psychiatry, is lead author of a paper in Academic Medicine that highlights areas in medicine influenced by the 75-year partnership between the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs and academic medical centers.Source: Academic Medicine
Mohegan Tribe and Yale Department of Psychiatry Launch Initiative to Combat Problem Gambling
Leaders from the Mohegan Tribe and leaders in psychiatry at Yale School of Medicine have announced a new initiative to combat problem gambling. Under the partnership, The Mohegan Tribe will fund research at Yale University that will result in the creation of a cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) digital intervention aimed at expanding treatment options for individuals suffering from problem gambling.
The Past, Present and Future of Using Ketamine to Treat Depression
John H. Krystal, MD, Robert L. McNeil, Jr. Professor of Translational Research and Professor of Psychiatry, of Neuroscience, and of Psychology, and Ashley Clayton, MA, Research Associate at Yale School of Medicine, recently spoke to Smithsonian Magazine about their experiences using ketamine to treat depression.Source: Smithsonian Magazine
Yale Researchers Compare BACTrack Skyn to Other Alcohol Monitoring Approaches
Yale School of Medicine researchers recently conducted a field study of the BACTrack Skyn, the most promising new wrist-worn alcohol biosensor, and provided it to 47 heavy-drinking young adults to wear under conditions of daily living.
Simple, Yet Important Piece of Clothing Helping Transgender Youth Better Their Emotional Wellbeing
A simple, yet important piece of clothing - a chest binder - is helping members of the transgender community feel better about their bodies. Christy Olezeski, PhD, associate professor of psychiatry and director and co-founder of the Yale Pediatric Gender Program, spoke to WTNH-News 8 about the impact the binders are having.Source: WTNH-News 8
Yarnell-Mac Grory Awarded HSM Leadership Award at Duke University Fuqua School of Business
Stephanie Yarnell-Mac Grory, MD, PhD, assistant clinical professor of psychiatry, was presented with the HSM Leadership Award at Duke University Fuqua School of Business, where she graduated May 7 with an MBA (Global Executive MBA Program).
Celebrating the Art, Poetry, and Prose of Yale Health Profession Students
A virtual celebration of poetry, prose, and art, which Yale MD, physician assistant (PA) online, physician associate, nursing, and public health students created, took place on May 5, at the annual Program for Humanities in Medicine (PHM) Health Professions Students' Creative Medical Writing & Art Contest.