Addiction Medicine Fellowship Training at Yale Expands To Advanced Practice Providers
Yale School of Medicine established an addiction medicine fellowship program for advanced practice providers, including physician assistants and advanced practice registered nurses as part of the Substance Use Skills Training to Advance INtegrated care project.
SEICHE Center for Health and Justice Targets Disease Education Through New Initiative with World Health Organization
Identifying innovative solutions to improve the health of people impacted by incarceration is part of the mission of Yale’s SEICHE Center for Health and Justice. On Monday, September 25, the Center announced its latest initiative to assist this historically underserved population, new programs to educate correctional health care workers on providing care for both non-communicable diseases such as high blood pressure or diabetes, and infectious diseases like hepatitis C.
Drs. Angela Kang-Giaimo and Anna Zimmerman Appointed Clerkship Leaders
Angela Kang-Giaimo, MD, MPH, assistant professor of medicine (general medicine), was named director of the Internal Medicine Clerkship, effective July 1, 2023. Kang-Giaimo replaces Dana Dunne, MD, MHS, who served in the role since March 2011. Anna Zimmerman, MD, assistant professor of medicine (general medicine) was appointed as associate clerkship director, and will start on September 1, 2023.
Sex Differences in Gastrointestinal Cancer
With this year's Wendy U. and Thomas C. Naratil Pioneer Award and co-funding from the Yale Cancer Center, Dr. Pamela Kunz is conducting one of the first studies to examine sex differences in treating neuroendocrine neoplasms (NENs), a rare form of cancer often found in the gastrointestinal tract.
Women: What's in a Name?
Today, as our scientific and cultural understanding expands, we have learned that sex and gender are not binary. And, in science, as our knowledge grows so must our efforts to welcome everyone in the identities they bring, and to enhance the precision of our language in adopting terms that value everyone. Even so, we must not forget our history and the descriptive terms that serve us well.
Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence Awarded the 2022 Horizons National Hero Award
Since 2018, the Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence and Horizons National has worked together to implement the RULER approach in over 30 Horizon sites. Horizons National supports a network of out-of-school time academic and youth development programs bringing science, art, reading, math, field trips, swimming, and much more to students in communities where those experiences are not available or not equally accessible. The collaboration between YCEI and Horizons has helped thousands of students and their families use emotions wisely, build healthier relationships, and promote positive learning environments.
Moving Forward for the Health of Women: A Conversation with Dean Nancy J. Brown
Yale School of Medicine Dean Brown and Women's Health Research at Yale Director Carolyn M. Mazure, PhD, speak about the importance of research, the value of a focus on studying women, the influence of biology and social factors that differentially affect the health of women and men, community outreach, diversity, equity, and more.