Research demonstrates that about 80% of variation in health outcomes is determined by socioeconomic and environmental conditions–such as access to health care, affordable housing, and clean air - rather than direct clinical care. Should doctors therefore receive advocacy training during residency, to provide them with the skill set needed to influence the laws, policies, and programs that can cause or remedy such conditions?
- August 26, 2019
Yale School of Medicine (YSM) faculty, residents, and students are engaged with point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) initiatives far from the Yale campus, such as in Chile, the Dominican Republic, Rwanda, and Uganda. With its portability and immediacy, POCUS is a powerful diagnostic tool, which also can enhance medical education, both on campus, and worldwide.
- June 11, 2019
On May 16, 2019, more than 200 people gathered for the seventh annual Medical Education Day at Yale (Med Ed Day): Enhancing Educator Development, the event’s largest audience to date, demonstrating that Med Ed Day has become an established tradition for Yale’s active and expanding medical education community.
- April 08, 2019
Janet Hafler, EdD, director of the Yale School of Medicine Teaching and Learning Center and associate dean for educational scholarship, received the Northeast Group on Educational Affairs (NEGEA) Distinguished Educator Award on April 4, 2019. The award was conferred during the NEGEA Annual Conference, held at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. The NEGEA is one of four regional groups of the AAMC's Group on Educational Affairs.
- June 30, 2014
Kelley M. Skeff, M.D., Ph.D., warned his audience in The Anlyan Center auditorium not to nod off as the lights dimmed over his PowerPoint. “I’m very good at picking up cervical dislocation,” he joked, referring to the possibility of nodding heads.
- April 01, 2014
The new Clerkship model featuring four 12 week blocks will be implemented in June 2015. The class of 2017 will be the first class to experience the new clerkship curriculum.
- March 01, 2014
In June of 2013, rising third-year medical students were offered the opportunity to participate in a pilot program looking at the potential benefits of using the iPad mini in their clinical rotations.
- February 22, 2013
Yale clinicians have created online coursework which meets the State of Connecticut requirement that licensed physicians and surgeons complete continuing medical education in cultural competency. The tutorial is available free of charge and its development was led by Esperanza Diaz, MD, associate professor of psychiatry, medical director of the Connecticut Mental Health Center's Hispanic Clinic, and an associate director of the Yale psychiatry residency.
- February 18, 2013
Disease is the stuff of most internal medicine grand rounds. But for the 10-year anniversary of the Yale Internal Medicine Residency Writers’ Workshop, the doctors heard a folk tale. To explain her own journey into the writing life, keynote speaker Pauline Chen, M.D., HS ’98, a transplant surgeon and writer, narrated a Japanese legend her father used to tell her at bedtime.
- December 11, 2012
"The Whole World In Their Hands: iPad Experiences From Three Medical Schools:" Michael Schwartz to participate in Apple seminar
Apple in Education webinar on Tuesday, December 18: UC Irvine School of Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine and Weill Cornell Medical College present their lessons learned and best practices from each of their medical student 1:1 iPad programs.