Photo Exhibit Highlights Women Faculty at YSM
"Aperture: Portraits of Women Faculty in Medicine" is a photo exhibit featuring women faculty at the School of Medicine that is on display through January 2020, along the hallway between the dean's office and the Beaumont Room on the second floor of Sterling Hall of Medicine.
2nd annual ¡ANDA! 5K to benefit HAVEN Free Clinic on Oct. 3
Put on your running or walking shoes and support a great cause by participating in the 2nd annual ¡ANDA! 5K for HAVEN Free Clinic in Jocelyn Square Park on Saturday, Oct 3. All proceeds will go to HAVEN Free Clinic, a Yale student-run health clinic that provides free primary care and wellness services to uninsured adults in Fair Haven. After-party will include music, lawn games, free food, and raffle prizes. All are welcome, you don't have to be a runner! For those who do not want to run or walk but still want to be involved please contact email@example.com for volunteer opportunities.
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
Hip names and modern life inspire a children’s book
When Matthew Goldenberg, M.D. ’03, became an uncle, his niece, Ava, came into a world that was vastly different from the one depicted in Goldenberg’s own childhood storybooks. “Bobby has a new ball” no longer described this world.Source: Yale Medicine Magazine
As Yale’s newest class of physicians celebrated their accomplishments at the Commencement Ceremony on May 19, an alumnus who sat in their seats 11 years ago asked them to consider the vital work ahead of them. “No prior generation of physicians in modern history,” graduation speaker Vivek Murthy, M.D. ’03, M.B.A. ’03 told the bicentennial class of 100 graduates in Amistad Park, “has entered the profession faced with the breadth and depth of challenges that you face.”Source: Yale Medicine Magazine
I'm grateful for Yale, and I'm grateful for where I'm going
On Match Day, a swelling of emotion as 98 Yale medical students learned where they will be entering residency after graduation in May. The list includes Stanford, UCSF, Yale–New Haven Hospital, New York Presbyterian Hospital–Columbia, NYU, Beth Israel Deaconess, Brigham & Women’s Hospital, and Massachusetts General Hospital.Source: YSM YouTube Channel
A redesigned Yale Medicine debuts online, in print, and on the iPad
Yale Medicine, which has been the medical school’s publication of record for close to half a century, has reinvented itself as an interactive news and information source, dedicated to covering Yale news and emerging stories in medicine and biomedical science for a wide readership. The debut issue of the redesigned magazine was published today, accompanied by an expanded website and an iPad app that includes video and additional content.
Medical student wins 2013 Yale-UCL poetry competition
Lorenzo Sewanan, who is beginning his second year as a student in the M.D./Ph.D. program at Yale, has received the top honor in Yale UCL Medical and Engineering Students Poetry Competition. Sewanan won for his poem, “The Gift.” In August he received a certificate and check from Dean Robert J. Alpern, M.D., Ensign Professor of Medicine.
Alumni team crafts electronic medical record that cuts down paperwork and saves time
It’s the stuff of Star Trek: a doctor pulls out a tablet computer and begins to examine a patient. Instead of typing or writing, the physician touches the screen to record observations, make a diagnosis, consult a medical book, send a lab order, print a patient handout, and file a bill. Recordkeeping and paperwork that once took 10 minutes now take 60 seconds or less.
Yale alum builds a crucial bridge for psychiatry researchers
A $3 million gift to the Yale School of Medicine will establish a Psychiatry Research Scholars Program under the aegis of the Yale Child Study Center (CSC) and the Department of Psychiatry. The gift is from the family foundation of Herb Allison, M.B.A., a 1965 alumnus of Yale College.