U.S. Surgeon General Speaks on His Personal Journey, Clinician Burnout, and the Future of Medicine
United States Surgeon General and Yale alumnus Vivek Murthy came to the School of Medicine on September 9 to speak about his journey to medicine, health care worker burnout, and his thoughts on the future of the medical field.
Two YSM Faculty Receive International Cytokine & Interferon Society Young Investigator Awards
Yale School of Medicine (YSM) Assistant Professors of Immunobiology Carrie Lucas, PhD, and Aaron Ring, MD, PhD, recently received Young Investigator Awards from the International Cytokine & Interferon Society (ICIS).
Gift by Rothberg Family Reinforces Yale Coronavirus Response
“Our doctors, nurses, and first responders, and all of our health care workers are saving the lives of people we love. We each need to do everything we can to keep them safe and let them know that we are there for them,” says Jonathan Rothberg.
Yale Cancer Center and Smilow Cancer Hospital physicians recognized as CT Magazine 'Best Doctors'
Connecticut Magazine has named 72 Yale Cancer Center and Smilow Cancer Hospital physicians to its 2019 Best Doctors guide. Published in the magazine’s June issue, the Best Doctors list consists of 782 Connecticut physicians from 78 medical specialties.
New Global Health Institute announced at Yale
The new Yale Institute for Global Health (YIGH), approved by the Yale Corporation on Dec. 8, further advances President Salovey’s goal for the university to have a greater impact on complex international issues. Led by the Schools of Medicine, Nursing, and Public Health, YIGH is a university-wide effort to address global health issues.
Dr. Melinda Irwin Recognized at Yale Class of 1961 Reunion
At the Yale Class of 1961 reunion held this May, Dr. Melinda Irwin, Professor of Chronic Diseases and Associate Director for Population Sciences, was recognized for her selection as the first recipient of the Yale Class of 1961 Cancer Research Award.
Steven D. Gore, MD Named Director of Hematologic Malignancies at Yale Cancer Center
Yale Cancer Center and Smilow Cancer Hospital at Yale-New Haven have appointed Steven D. Gore, MD, an internationally known hematologist, as Director of Hematologic Malignancies at Smilow Cancer Hospital. Dr. Gore joins Yale from The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. He will begin his new appointment on November 1, 2013.
Yale Study: Costlier Breast Cancer Screenings May Not Help Older Women
A new Yale study finds that newer and costlier screening methods for breast cancer in women age 65 and older don't necessarily bring better results, and suggests that the health care industry rethink screening procedures for women in that age group.Source: Hartford Courant
Growing use of MRIs leading to more invasive breast cancer surgery
Heavy use of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) may be leading to unnecessary breast removal in older women with breast cancer, according to a study by Yale School of Medicine researchers in the current issue of Breast Cancer Research and Treatment.