Photo essay: Faces of the Pandemic
Faces of the Pandemic is an ongoing portrait photography project documenting the experiences of essential health care workers throughout the pandemic—an unprecedented time for Yale’s medical community, the nation, and the world. It is meant to show appreciation for these individuals and provide..
Akiko Iwasaki and the Mighty Microbiome
Iga Ueno Castle, also known as Hakuho or White Phoenix Castle, is considered one of the more beautiful examples of an architectural style popular in Japan during its early modern period. Located in Mie Prefecture, Iga Ueno Castle was built to project political legitimacy during great civil unrest.
Medical, Nursing, and PA students attend 18th annual Power Day
Students from Yale’s medical professional schools took classes and listened to lectures at Power Day, where they learned about power dynamics and heirarchy in the field of medicine, and interacted with each other in a classroom setting
Progress over 100 years
If Louise Farnam, PhD ’16, MD ’20, one of Yale’s first women medical students admitted, were to stroll past Sterling Hall of Medicine today, she might be struck by the number of female students, faculty, and administrators on campus. Just over a century ago, Yale School of Medicine wasn’t..
Honoring the tradition
To reach the office of Nita Ahuja, MD, MBA, Yale’s newest chair of surgery, one passes portraits of her 14 predecessors. Under the heading “Surgery Department Leaders,” they presided from 1813 (when Nathan Smith, MD, became surgery’s first chair) until 2016, when Ahuja’s predecessor, Robert..
In Kampala, School of Medicine students and residents train alongside Ugandan surgeons
YSM students and residents traveled to Mulago Hospital in February for a week-long project that included two full days of travel in addition to the three-day workshop that covered operative dissection and use of ultrasound in a trauma setting. Their team was the latest from Yale to travel to Kampala since 2006, when the Department of Medicine and the medical faculty at Makarere University launched their collaboration on clinical care and training.
YSM offers a leg up to students aspiring to medical careers
At the age of 42, Shermaine Hutchins has more life experiences under his belt than many of his classmates at the School of Public Health. He was raised in Daytona Beach, Florida, by a single mother who provided for him and his younger brother with her wages as an aide in a retirement home.