YJBM's June 2023 Issue Focuses on Climate Change and Environmental Health
Yale Journal of Biology and Medicine’s (YJBM) June 2023 issue on Climate Change and Environmental Health has been published on PubMed Central. This focus issue features articles on climate change and the emergent ways it is affecting health across the globe.
Students Sing, Dance, and Follow the Yale Brick Road in Fourth Year Show
“It’s raining meds!” Sisi Zheng (5th year MD-PhD), belted out to the tune of It’s Raining Men, joined on-stage by fellow students throwing handfuls of big, colorful, marshmallow “pills” to a highly-engaged audience in Mary S. Harkness Auditorium. This was one of many highlights of the Yale School of Medicine Class of 2023’s Fourth Year Show: Eli Yale and the Residents of the (Morning) Rounds Table.
Caldwell, Flores Honored by AAAP, NIDA
Ebony Caldwell, MD MPH, an addiction psychiatry fellow at Yale School of Medicine, has been named a recipient of the American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry (AAAP)/National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) Mentor Facilitated Training Award in Substance Use Disorders Science Dissemination Solicitation. Also honored is Jose Flores, MD, PhD, an Addiction Psychiatry Fellowship program graduate from Yale School of Medicine and the Yale Psychiatry Residency Program.
Gift From The Starr Foundation Brings Yale School of Medicine Closer to Goal of Debt-free Education
This $25 million commitment from one of the nation’s largest private foundations, chaired by Maurice R. “Hank” Greenberg, is a significant step toward making Yale’s premier MD program more affordable for students with financial need.
Richard Moscarelli, MD, Lauded as a Champion for Medical Education
“He is kind of a rock star.” This is how Assistant Professor Courtney Fankhanel, MMSc, PA-C, describes Richard Moscarelli, MD, a clinical assistant professor and member of a strong cadre of voluntary faculty in the Yale School of Medicine (YSM) Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences. Moscarelli is a physician with the Greater New Haven OB/GYN practice, who has precepted YSM Physician Associate (PA) students in their OB/GYN rotation for the past decade.
U.S. Surgeon General Speaks on His Personal Journey, Clinician Burnout, and the Future of Medicine
United States Surgeon General and Yale alumnus Vivek Murthy came to the School of Medicine on September 9 to speak about his journey to medicine, health care worker burnout, and his thoughts on the future of the medical field.
Physician Associate Class of 2024 Receives White Coats and Advice
“You can steer yourself any direction you choose.” Jara Chen, MMSc ’07, PA-C, shared this quote from Dr. Seuss’s Oh, the Places You’ll Go, in her keynote address at the White Coat Ceremony for the Yale School of Medicine (YSM) Physician Associate (PA) Program Class of 2024. On August 26, close to 140 family members, friends, and alumni joined the ceremony virtually.
WHRY’s Undergraduate Fellows Carry on Our Mission
Since 2015, Women’s Health Research at Yale has mentored 25 undergraduate students and counting. Along with our junior faculty and graduate students, they are taking crucial lessons about the health of women and sex-and-gender differences in health with them as they continue their education and begin their careers. Here is a sample of what our former students are up to now.
The Human Touch in Teaching
During Capstone, the final course of the Yale School of Medicine (YSM) MD curriculum, students were asked to name the faculty member who had the biggest impact on them. When the results were displayed in a Word Cloud, Joseph DeMayo, MD, MPH, was one of the names appearing in a large font, reflecting that multiple students had chosen him. DeMayo is a retired geriatrician who has taught in the Clinical Skills (CS) and Medical Coach Experience (MCE) courses as volunteer faculty for almost ten years.
YSM Class of ’77 Celebrates Opening of New Mothers’ Room
In 2019, back for a Yale event, several members of the medical school's Class of 1977 discovered that a room at the school designated for nursing mothers was in "hideous" condition. They decided to do something about it, and this month they saw the marvelous results.