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Grand Rounds

Yale Cancer Center Grand Rounds is not intended to provide medical advice to viewers, but rather to provide information to help them better understand the current range of options for cancer treatment, prevention, screening, and supportive care. Yale Cancer Center urges viewers to consult with a qualified physician for diagnosis and for answers to their personal medical questions. For additional information and direction about your diagnosis and/or treatment options, please call 1-855-4-SMILOW.

Education Video Achieves

View videos from past Smilow Cancer Hospital/Yale Cancer Center events by topic.

Schwartz Rounds

Yale Cancer Center hosts Schwartz Center Rounds, unique, multi-disciplinary sessions in which cancer center and hospital staff explore the emotional side of care-giving. A national program with sites across the country, Schwartz Center Rounds are funded by the Kenneth B. Schwartz Center, a Boston-based nonprofit dedicated to advancing compassionate healthcare. Led by Jennifer Kapo, MD, Director of Palliative Care, a panel of caregivers presents a patient case that brought up interesting and important psychosocial issues.

Yale Engage Series

Yale Cancer Center and the Office of Cooperative Research, the Yale Corporate Strategy and Engagement Office presents YALE ENGAGE, an interactive webinar series promoting impactful collaboration between academic experts and industry executives.

Yale Center for Clinical Investigation (YCCI) Scholar Program

YCCI Scholar Awards provide salary and/or research funds to a select number of junior faculty members who are strongly committed to careers in clinical research, community-based research or translational research. Translational research includes basic science studies that are related to human disease, including studies that utilize animal models or in vitro studies such as cell cultures. Individuals must be nominated by a department chair, division head/section chief, or center/program director.

The primary aim of these awards is to prepare the applicant for successful independent research careers, and emphasis will be placed on career development and mentoring plans.

Grant Writing

  • IMED 655: Writing Your Career Development (K-type) Grant This term-long course is offered only to postdocs, fellows, or junior faculty by Yale Center for Clinical Investigation (YCCI). Trainees will gain intensive, practical experience in evaluating and preparing grant proposals, including introduction to NIH study section format. IMED655 requires trainees to write and submit their own K or K-level grants during the course. The trainees’ proposal will be reviewed internally by Yale senior faculty members before the official submission.
  • IMED 670: Writing Your First Independent Investigator-initiated (R-type) Grant YCCI’s term-long course offers intensive, practical experience in evaluating and preparing grant proposals, including discussion of NIH study section format and designed to help investigators in the “K to R” transition period.