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Plenty of “Me Too” stories exist in medicine

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Like law and politics, the medical profession began as a men’s-only club. Today, female physicians bring balance to what was once a lopsided gender ratio, but attitudes sharpened by the formerly male-dominated culture remain pervasive. Recently, a movement born on the social media platform Twitter let the world know the kinds of harassment—from the mild to the debilitating—that women in medicine...

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Art in medicine: observation without interpretation

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Ghostly synth-pop riffs fill a chilly, spare room in the basement of Yale’s School of Art. It’s 6 p.m. on a winter Sunday, and 15 students from Yale’s School of Medicine (and a staff member from Yale College) have come to sketch nude models and receive instruction from two MFA candidates. “You Look Certain (I’m Not Sure)” off Mount Kimbie’s 2017 album “Love What Survives” plays in the background as attendees cycle...

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Haitian Doctors Study Latest Practices in Group Care at Yale

Online onlyHaitian Doctors Study Latest Practices in Group Care at Yale

Doctors from Haiti studied best practices during a recent week-long visit to Yale, helping build relationships and exchange experiences and knowledge.

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Crowdsourcing ways to reduce America's drug overdose crisis

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Intellectual, research, and community leaders brainstormed ways to reverse the trend of deaths from drug overdose.

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Now online, decades of medical student theses available for download

Online onlyNow online, decades of medical student theses available for download

Hundreds of newly digitized Yale medical student theses are now available online to the general public.

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A voice for the voiceless: programs at Yale aim to stop child abuse

Online onlyA voice for the voiceless: programs at Yale aim to stop child abuse

Until relatively recently, the physical abuse of children and spouses was commonplace—largely tolerated (if...

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School of Medicine and CBIT host health Hackathon

Online onlySchool of Medicine and CBIT host health Hackathon

Students, faculty, and mentors gathered on a cold January weekend to hack solutions to healthcare challenges.

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Deans named to replace Carolyn Slayman

Deans named to replace Carolyn Slayman

With the passing of Carolyn W. Slayman, Ph.D., in December, the School of Medicine lost its first and only deputy dean...

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Navigating power structures in medicine

Navigating power structures in medicine

If you feared that colleagues at Guantanamo Bay might use your psychiatric care notes against your inmate patients,...

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New drugs to fight resistant bacteria

New drugs to fight resistant bacteria

Earlier this year, Seth Herzon, Ph.D., professor of chemistry and member of Yale Cancer Center, found—quite...

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How Peter Schulam came to lead a center for innovative thinking

How Peter Schulam came to lead a center for innovative thinking

As science and research move away from a narrow focus within a field and toward efforts across disciplines, a gift from...

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Roundup

Evolutionary trade-off: having kids will break your heart

Scientists have long wondered why coronary artery disease (CAD), which develops over a lifetime, has not been...

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Questions about early detection

An analysis of breast cancer data has called into question prevailing beliefs about the value of early detection. The...

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Playing sports with a defibrillator

Some young adults who have inherited heart conditions that put them at risk of sudden cardiac arrest require an...

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