"What is Our Lane?": Question Explored at 19th Annual Power Day
What is Our Lane? On November 22, 2019, over 250 Yale MD, Advanced Practice Nursing, and Physician Associate (PA) students grappled with this question in the context of activism in health care. The conversation marked the 19th annual Power Day, which provides an important forum for discussing the role of power in health care, and celebrates those who use it well.
Lin, Chang Place 5th in International Natural Language Processing Competition
Eric Lin, MD, a fourth-year resident in the Yale Department of Psychiatry, and David Chang, a student in Yale's Computation Biology & Bioinformatics program, placed fifth in the National NLP Clinical Challenges (n2c2) Clinical Semantic Textual Similarity (STS) Task.
Workshops to Feature Diversity, Inclusivity at Women’s Mental Health Conference at Yale
From human trafficking and immigration to pregnancy loss, LGBT mental health, and gender-based violence, the Women’s Mental Health Conference at Yale on October 25 will feature 17 workshops that highlight the breadth and diversity of mental health issues in women.
Yuen Awarded First PRMS-Endowed Fellowship for Child Psychiatry with Group for the Advancement of Psychiatry
Eunice Yuen, MD, PhD, a member of the Albert J. Solnit Integrated Training Program at Yale, has been named the first recipient of a Professional Risk Management Services (PRMS)-endowed fellowship in collaboration with the Group for the Advancement of Psychiatry (GAP), a think tank of leading psychiatric minds.
Olfson honored by NIMH, ACNP
Emily Olfson, MD, PhD, a fourth-year resident in the Albert J. Solnit Integrated Training Program, has been awarded the 2019 National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) Outstanding Resident Award. Olfson also has been chosen to receive a travel award through the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology (ACNP).
Trainees, Faculty Advocated for New Law that Provides More Treatment for Opioid Addiction in Prisons
Legislation pushed by Yale Department of Psychiatry trainees and faculty that provides more treatment for opioid addicted jail and prison inmates in Connecticut has been signed into law by Gov. Ned Lamont.
Higgins-Chen, Lin, O'Dell named recipients of Thomas P. Detre Fellowship Awards
Albert Higgins-Chen, MD, a second-year resident in the Yale Department of Psychiatry; Eric Lin, MD, a third-year resident; and Ryan O’Dell, MD, PhD, a second-year resident, have been named recipients of the 2018-19 Thomas P. Detre Fellowship Awards in Translational Neuroscience Research in Psychiatry.
Della-Giustina Receives Prestigious ACGME Parker J. Palmer Courage to Teach Award
The Department of Emergency Medicine is excited to announce that David Della-Giustina, MD, FACEP, FAWM, Program Director of Emergency Medicine Residency, was recently honored with The Parker J. Palmer Courage to Teach Award from the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME).
Diaz Stransky, Olfson to be honored by American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Andrea Diaz Stransky, MD, and Emily Olfson, MD, PhD, trainees in the Solnit Integrated Training Program at Yale School of Medicine, have been chosen to receive 2018 Pilot Research Awards by the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP).
APA passes action paper written by Isom, Williams
The American Psychiatric Association (APA) on Nov. 4 unanimously passed an action paper titled, "Addressing Racial Discrimination Against Psychiatry Trainees and Psychiatrists" authored by Jessica Isom, MD, MPH, fourth-year resident in the Yale Department of Psychiatry, and J. Corey Williams, MD, MA, a former Yale Psychiatry resident.
Powers, Shah to be honored with Future Leaders Awards
Al Powers, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at Yale School of Medicine, and Jai Shah, MD, a 2013 graduate of the Yale Public Psychiatry Fellowship, will be honored in October with Future Leaders Awards at the 11th International Conference on Early Intervention in Mental Health in Boston.
Bommersbach first author of paper that promotes collaboration between public health, behavioral health
Tanner Bommersbach, MD, MPH, a first-year resident in the Yale Department of Psychiatry, is the first author of a paper published in the American Journal of Public Health that outlines opportunities for collaboration between public health and behavioral health.