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Allies gather to celebrate science

Online onlyAllies gather to celebrate science

Citizens, professors, and local politicians joined together to support and celebrate scientific inquiry and advances.

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Margaret Bia retires after 40 years of service

Online onlyMargaret Bia retires after 40 years of service

At an emotional event on a beautiful late May afternoon, Margaret “Peggy” Bia, MD, bid farewell to Yale School of Medicine peers, students, and former patients. One of the longest-serving nephrologists at YSM, Bia had many memories to share, and many more people to share them with.Bia organized the event in part to celebrate patients, many of whom had lived with their transplanted kidneys for 10 to over 30 years....

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Honoring the tradition

Honoring the tradition

To reach the office of Nita Ahuja, MD, MBA, Yale’s newest chair of surgery, one passes portraits of her 14...

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London artist paints powerful portraits of YSM luminaries

London artist paints powerful portraits of YSM luminaries

In the coming months, a commissioned portrait of Carolyn Slayman, PhD, a nationally renowned geneticist and longtime...

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Groundbreaking study seeks to quantify patient bias

Groundbreaking study seeks to quantify patient bias

Doctor bias toward patients is well known, as are efforts to combat it. Classes at every medical school teach the...

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Michele Johnson: Serving with distinction

Michele Johnson: Serving with distinction

Michele Johnson, MD, became Yale School of Medicine’s first female and African-American full professor. Her fields are...

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Finally, a class that’s a joy to take

Laurie Santos teaches the most popular course ever at Yale College in terms of enrollment, “Psychology and the Good...

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Psychopaths show signs of conditional empathy

For years, the common sense description of psychopaths is that they are people who could not empathize with other...

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Fighting fire with fire: virus from a lake kills germ-resistant bacteria

An 80-year-old was dying from a serious bacterial heart infection. Resistant to all antibiotics, the infection defied...

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