YNHH and YSM’s Graduate Medical Education More Than Doubles Number of Students Underrepresented in Medicine
This year, 24% of new residents in Yale New Haven Hospital (YNNH) and Yale School of Medicine (YSM)’s Graduate Medical Education programs are from backgrounds underrepresented in medicine (URiM), more than double last year’s figures.
For Yale’s Emerging Psychiatrists, Confronting Racism Is in the Curriculum
“The social justice curriculum is an important part of our broader effort to improve the culture of our department with respect to diversity and inclusion, and to bring the many legacies of racism to an end as rapidly as we can,” said department chair Dr. John Krystal.Source: YaleNews
For Yale’s Emerging Psychiatrists, Confronting Racism is in the Curriculum
Five years ago, Yale’s Department of Psychiatry formally integrated anti-racism education and advocacy into its resident training program. Through the Social Justice and Health Equity (SJHE) curriculum, a mandatory part of the four-year program, residents learn to recognize their own biases and appreciate the lived experiences of minority patients.Source: Yale News
Diaz Stransky, Olfson to be honored by American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Andrea Diaz Stransky, MD, and Emily Olfson, MD, PhD, trainees in the Solnit Integrated Training Program at Yale School of Medicine, have been chosen to receive 2018 Pilot Research Awards by the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP).
Alexander-Bloch, Taylor named Detre Award recipients
Aaron Alexander-Bloch, MD, PhD, and Joseph J. Taylor, MD, PhD, both second-year residents in the Yale Department of Psychiatry's Residency Program, have been named recipients of the 2017-18 Thomas P. Detre Fellowship Awards in Translational Neuroscience Research in Psychiatry.
Yale study: Threat of firearm violence affects nearly one in four female domestic abuse victims
Tami P. Sullivan, PhD, Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Director of Family Violence Research and Programs at The Consultation Center, is the first author of a study that examined the relationship between firearm threat and posttraumatic stress disorder.
Case report reveals successful treatment of adolescent depression with ketamine
A case report written by a team of Yale researchers describing ketamine treatment for adolescent depression is featured in April’s Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry. The first author was Jennifer B. Dwyer, MD, PhD, Clinical Fellow in the Solnit Integrated Training Program.
American College of Psychiatrists to honor teaching collaborative co-chaired by Ross
A national neuroscience teaching collaborative co-chaired by David Ross, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Associate Director of the Yale Psychiatry Residency Program, will be recognized in February by The American College of Psychiatrists.
Moreno De Luca: More testing needed to identify genetic abnormalities with autism spectrum disorder
Daniel Moreno De Luca, MD, MSc, a fourth-year resident in the Yale Department of Psychiatry, is advocating for more children to undergo tests to identify genetic abnormalities that are highly associated with autism-spectrum disorder.
Yale researchers study use of cannabinoids in human lab studies
A paper co-written by researchers with the Schizophrenia Neuropharmacology Research Group at Yale (SNRGY), including Mohamed A. Sherif, MD, MSc, research fellow in psychiatry and lead author, discusses the use of cannabinoids – molecules present in marijuana -- in human laboratory studies.