Honoring the Legacy of Yan Fuqing, MD, Yale School of Medicine Class of 1909
On October 25, Yale School of Medicine honored Dr. Yan Fuqing, the first Asian to graduate YSM, in the Class of 1909. Donated by members of his family, and Xiangya Hospital, which Dr. Yan helped to build, the bust serves as a testament to his tireless work as a medical practitioner, public health advocate, and civil servant.
CDC Director Talks About Building Trust, Addressing Health Disparities During Yale Visit
Mandy Cohen, MD ’05, MPH, director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, joined Yale School of Public Health Dean Megan L. Ranney, MD, for a ‘fireside chat’ about health care leadership and the future of public health on Oct. 5 in Harkness Auditorium.
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.
EMSA holds Alumni of Color Panel and Networking event to strengthen connections
Yale School of Public Health students of color gathered in Harkness Ballroom April 14 for a night of socialization and networking as part of the annual Alumni of Color Panel & Networking Night, planned by the YSPH Emerging Minority Student Association (EMSA). The purpose of the night was to strengthen connections between students and alumni of color to further YSPH’s efforts relating to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
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.
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.
YSPH alums, student aim to ‘MakeDeathsCount’ worldwide
Yale School of Public Health alumni Ahmad Saleh and Ehsan Abualanain (shown above), both MPH '22, and current student Madison Novosel, MPH '23, have created an NGO called MakeDeathsCount to provide verbal autopsy training in countries, such as Syria, where many deaths and their causes go unrecorded.
Emily Wang, MD, and Two Yale Alumni Win MacArthur ‘Genius’ Awards
The fellowship, which was created in 1981, is presented to individuals in a variety of fields who have shown exceptional originality in and dedication to their creative pursuits. Nominations are submitted anonymously by leaders in their respective fields. Recipients receive a $625,000 stipend paid in installments over five years to continue their creative pursuits. Wang is the 20th recipient who was actively serving as a Yale faculty or staff member at the time of their award.Source: YaleNews
Keith Choate, MD ’04, PhD ’01, Appointed Chair/Chief of Dermatology
Keith Choate, MD, PhD, will become chair of the Department of Dermatology and chief of Dermatology of Yale New Haven Hospital effective October 1, 2022. Choate will also work collaboratively with delivery network leadership to advance dermatological services across Yale New Haven Health System.
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.