Yale Journal of Biology and Medicine Celebrates its 90th anniversary
In her introductory remarks at the colloquium, Helen Beilinson, the journal's co-editor-in-chief, noted that at the age of 90, the journal is on track to set a milestone for student-run biomedical journals.Source: Yale Medicine Magazine
Improved Clinical Facilities Wow Returning Alumni
Yale School of Medicine alumni who toured facilities on campus during reunion saw how realistic practice settings and technology have improved instruction since their day. Those tours were part of the medical school’s reunion on May 31 and June 1.Source: Yale Medicine Magazine
Old Friends Gather on Alumni Reunion Weekend
Returning to New Haven for reunion, it wasn’t hard for many alumni to notice the positive changes to the city. New mass transit options, excellent hotels, and a developed downtown all made spending two or three days at Yale School of Medicine at the end of May and beginning of June an attractive proposition.Source: Yale Medicine Magazine
Photo Exhibit Highlights Women Faculty at YSM
"Aperture: Portraits of Women Faculty in Medicine" is a photo exhibit featuring women faculty at the School of Medicine that is on display through January 2020, along the hallway between the dean's office and the Beaumont Room on the second floor of Sterling Hall of Medicine.
YSM PA Classes of 1988 and 1998 Gather at Yale for Reunions
Although over 1,200 students have graduated from the Yale Physician Associate (PA) Program since 1973, until recently, no class had held a formal reunion on the Yale campus. The classes of 1988 and 1998 changed this trend, when both decided, coincidentally, to gather on campus in August.
Education administrators discuss curriculum at Reunion Weekend
Yale School of Medicine introduced a new curriculum three years ago in order to better prepare students for the 21st century without sacrificing its special identity. Leaders discussed how that process was going in a panel on Saturday, June 2nd.
Dean highlights progress on campus in reunion address
The Dean's State of the School talk offers alumni a chance to catch up with important events as well as reflect on short-term trends of which they might not have been aware. This year's talk highlighted alumni thesis digitization, alumni-student mentoring, and the Alumni Grand Rounds.
Assessing the impact of 2017's hurricanes on Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands
While the hurricanes that pummeled Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands in 2017 did great damage, a second and greater disaster unfolded in the weeks and months afterwards, argued Yale School of Medicine professor Marcella Nunez-Smith, MD, MHS at a forum during alumni weekend.
YSM Celebrates 100 Years of Women
Just over a century ago, Louise Farnam, Helen May Scoville, and Lillian Nye were the first women to be admitted to the School of Medicine. Their achievements and contributions, along with the many women who have followed since then, were recognized on June 1, 2018 with Celebration and Reflection, a daylong symposium commemorating the 100-year anniversary of women at YSM.