Cyrus to become Director of Standardized Patients at YSM's Teaching and Learning Center
Kali Cyrus, MD, MPH, who will graduate from the Yale Department of Psychiatry Residency Program on June 23, will become Director of Standardized Patients (SP) at the Yale School of Medicine’s Teaching and Learning Center effective Aug. 1, the medical school has announced.
At Medical Education Day, Enhancing Educator Development and Scholarship
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.Source: Yale Medicine Magazine
A Randomized Clinical Trial to Evaluate an Atrial Fibrillation Stroke Prevention Shared Decision‐Making Pathway
Oral anticoagulation (OAC) reduces stroke and disability in atrial fibrillation (AF) but is underutilized. Researchers, including Julio Nunes, MD, first-year resident, evaluated the effects of a novel patient‐clinician shared decision‐making (SDM) tool in reducing OAC patient's decisional conflict as compared to usual care.Source: Journal of the American Heart Association
Having a Sibling with Autism Made Me A Better Doctor
"My brother has a severe form of autism and it wasn't always easy for me to understand his condition growing up but, through my parents, I learned how to fight for him—and I always will," writes Amanda Calhoun, MD, MPH, resident in the Department of Psychiatry in a new piece for Parents.Source: Parents
Low-Barrier Buprenorphine Treatment for People Experiencing Homelessness
Claire Gibson, MD, fourth-year resident in the Yale Department of Psychiatry, and Emma Lo, MD, assistant professor of psychiatry, are co-authors of a paper in Psychiatric Services that assesses the delivery of buprenorphine to people who face homelessness.Source: Psychiatric Services
Revisiting the Exhibits — Medical Student Reflections on Changes to the Institutional Portraiture at a U.S. Medical School
Nientara Anderson, MD, MHS, third-year resident, is co-author of a paper in Journal of General Internal Medicine that evaluates how recent changes to longstanding historical portraiture in Yale School of Medicine's Sterling Hall of Medicine affected students’ reflections on being in that space.Source: Journal of General Internal Medicine
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.
Kathy Umlauf Wins 2022 Rosemarie L. Fisher, MD, Excellence in Graduate Medical Education Award
Kathy Umlauf, residency and fellowship coordinator for the Department of Orthopaedics & Rehabilitation, has won the 2022 Rosemarie L. Fisher, MD, Excellence in Graduate Medical Education (GME) Award. Umlauf, who is in her 40th year at Yale, has served as the program coordinator for the Orthopaedic Surgery Residency program since 2001.
Calhoun Accepted to American Medical Association-Satcher Health Leadership Institute Medical Justice in Advocacy Fellowship
Amanda Calhoun, MD, MPH, a resident in the Albert J. Solnit Integrated Adult/Child Psychiatry program, has been accepted to the American Medical Association (AMA)-Satcher Health Leadership Institute (SHLI) Medical Justice in Advocacy Fellowship.
Psychedelic Medicine: Creating an Introductory Course for Mental Health Professionals and Trainees
William Prueitt, MD, third-year resident, and Jordan Sloshower, MD, MSc, clinical instructor, are co-authors of a paper in Academic Psychiatry that describes the Yale Department of Psychiatry's elective course on psychedelic medicine.Source: Academic Psychiatry
Orthopaedics & Rehabilitation Welcomes Most Gender Diverse Resident Class in Program History
Orthopaedics is widely known to be the least gender and ethnically diverse surgical specialty. Despite national statistics, work has been well underway at Yale to create equitable opportunities for those striving to pursue surgical training in one of the most competitive specialties in medicine. As a result, Yale Orthopaedics & Rehabilitation will be welcoming the most gender diverse resident class in its program’s history.
Calhoun: Slavery and Racism Drive a Toxic Double Standard About Breastfeeding
Amanda Calhoun, MD, MPH, a resident in the Albert J. Solnit Integrated Adult/Child Psychiatry program, writes in The Washington Post that even as women face pressure to breastfeed during the formula shortage, Black women confront counterpressure and less support.Source: The Washington Post