Better Science, Better Lives: Women's Health Research at Yale is Working for You
Across the country, it’s becoming clearer every day: We must study the health of women. We must study the influence of sex-and-gender differences on health. And it’s time for all aspects of medical research and practice to embrace this change.
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.
Yale School of Medicine Joins Health Care Leaders to Advance Equity, Safety
Yale School of Medicine has joined a network of health care leaders organizing across industries to create safe, fair, and dignified workplaces for women. TIME’S UP Healthcare aims to drive new policies and decisions that result in more balanced, diverse, and accountable leadership; address workplace discrimination, harassment and abuse; and create equitable and safe work cultures within all facets of the healthcare industry.
100 Years of Women: Yale School of Medicine Celebrates a Century of Progress
Outstanding women who are or were faculty at YSM spoke in June at a symposium celebrating 100 years of women at YSM, showcasing the history, science, and clinical accomplishments of women and highlighting current issues women face in the field of medicine.
YSM Celebrates 100 Years of Women
Just over a century ago, Louise Farnam, Helen May Scoville, and Lillian Nye were the first women to be admitted to the School of Medicine. Their achievements and contributions, along with the many women who have followed since then, were recognized on June 1, 2018 with Celebration and Reflection, a daylong symposium commemorating the 100-year anniversary of women at YSM.
Epperson named Chair of Psychiatry at CU School of Medicine
C. Neill Epperson, MD, a former Yale Department of Psychiatry faculty member and graduate of the Yale Psychiatry Residency Program, has been named Chair of the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Colorado School of Medicine on the Anschutz Medical Campus effective Sept. 1.
One-size-fits-all approach can lead to over-treatment in older diabetes patients
Diabetes treatments have saved many lives, but in older patients with multiple medical conditions, aggressively controlling blood sugar with insulin and sulfonylurea drugs, could lead to over-treatment and hypoglycemia (low blood sugar), according to new research by Yale School of Medicine researchers.
Vivek Murthy, MD '03, United States Surgeon General, and Mandy Krauthamer Cohen, MD '05, Elected to National Academy of Medicine
Election to the Academy is considered one of the highest honors in the fields of health and medicine and recognizes individuals who have demonstrated outstanding professional achievement and commitment to service.Source: National Academy of Medicine