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.
Plan to improve health in Pakistan region devasted by floods earns top honor at Global Health Case Competition
For this year’s Global Health Case Competition sponsored by the Yale Institute for Global Health (YIGH), student teams were tasked with finding innovative solutions to assist with flood recovery and resilience in Pakistan.
Black Women Excluded from Critical Studies Due to ‘Weathering’
Researchers theorize Black women age earlier and faster as a result of being "weathered" by a lifetime of racial discrimination and race-based stressors. As a result, many Black women are excluded from clinical research studies after reaching age-based milestones earlier.
Public Health Students Learn Firsthand That Jackson, Mississippi’s Problems Go Far Beyond Water
The Yale School of Public Health's Activist in Residence, Angelo Pinto, Assistant Professor Ijeoma Opara, several students and a postdoctoral researcher traveled to Jackson, Mississippi, in the wake of the city's water crisis and learned that the city's problems run much deeper.
CDC internship affirms YSPH student’s commitment to public health research and policy
Yale School of Public Health (YSPH) second-year student Steph Tan, MPH ’23, found a perfect match for her interest in health policy and research this summer working as an intern in the Washington, D.C. office of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Building Momentum: WHRY's Undergraduate Fellows Advance Women's Health
Women’s Health Research at Yale mentors undergraduate students as well as graduate students and rising junior faculty members to ensure that the next generation of scientists and medical providers fully account for the health needs of women and sex-and-gender differences affecting health. Here are a few examples of what our former undergraduate fellows are up to now.
The More Marginalized Identities Med Students Have, the More Mistreatment and Burnout They Experience
A new study from Yale researchers looks at how intersectionality increases incidents of mistreatment and magnifies the effects of burnout on medical students. Using data from over 30,000 graduating medical students from 140 U.S. medical schools, the study found that students with three marginalized identities (female, non-white, and lesbian, gay or bisexual) experienced the most mistreatment and discrimination and the highest score for exhaustion compared with male, white, and heterosexual students.
Underrepresented Med Students More Likely to Experience Exhaustion-related Burnout
A new study from Yale School of Medicine examines burnout among medical students who are underrepresented in medicine (URiM). Appearing in the Feb. 23 issue of JAMA Network Open, the study is one of the first to delve into two specific types of burnout — burnout associated with disengagement and exhaustion-related burnout. The researchers, led by Jamieson O’Marr, MS, and Shin Mei Chan, BS, found that URIM medical students were at greatest risk for experiencing exhaustion-related burnout, but were at lower risk of feeling disengaged from the medical profession when compared to their peers.