National Study Produces Concerning Findings about Medical Students and Microaggressions
Microaggressions are a common experience for medical students and are associated with a positive screening for depression, lower medical school satisfaction, and a higher risk of contemplating transfer or withdrawal from medical school.
YSM Students Advance COVID-19 Vaccination Efforts with Innovative Community-academic Partnerships and Advocacy
Yale School of Medicine students, in collaboration with a diverse set of other students and community members, are playing a significant role in the vaccination campaign in New Haven, in Connecticut, and nationally.
Paving the Way for Cancer Health Equity
Since the appointment of Marcella Nunez-Smith, MD, MHS, as Director of the newly formed Center for Community Engagement and Health Equity (CEHE) within Smilow Cancer Hospital and Yale Cancer Center, the mission of ensuring cancer health equity and improving outcomes with an emphasis on traditionally marginalized communities, has begun to take shape.
Covid-19 Live Updates: Johnson & Johnson Vaccine Protects Against Severe Illness and May Reduce Transmission, F.D.A. Analyses Find
The coronavirus pandemic has crippled economies, shut down travel and claimed hundreds of thousands of lives, transforming the world in ways that would have been unthinkable a year ago. The Biden administration’s first days were inevitably dominated by discussion of how his team would tackle the crisis, as the U.S. death toll continued its inexorable climb to a staggering milestone: 500,000 deaths.Source: The New York Times
Yale Cancer Center and Smilow Cancer Hospital Receive Grant to Address Cancer Health Inequities
Biotechnology company Genentech, a member of the Roche Group, has awarded a research grant to Yale Cancer Center and Smilow Cancer Hospital to measure, address, and create accountability around cancer health inequities.
CMIPS Affiliate Prof. Marcella Nunez-Smith Appears on CNN to Explain the Biden Administration's Approach to Equitable Vaccine Access
Dr. Marcella Nunez-Smith, chair of Covid-19 health equity task force, says the Biden administration is taking a “multi-component” approach towards equitable access to vaccines.Source: Twitter
Biden has a plan to address COVID-19 disparities. Here’s what experts recommend
Black, Latino and Indigenous people in the U.S. are about three times more likely to endure COVID-19-related hospitalizations and about twice as likely to die from the virus compared to white people. That stark reality has helped shape President Joe Biden’s national pandemic strategy, which seeks to make equity a key focus.Source: PBS