Alumni

From music to medicine and back

From music to medicine and back

A lifelong love of jazz and a desire to care for society’s most vulnerable children have sustained Eli Newberger throughout his career.

One night last December, Scullers Jazz Club in Cambridge, Mass., was packed with national experts on child abuse, Peace Corps veterans, and book group buddies, all there to honor Eli Newberger, M.D. ’66, HS ’67, M.P.H., who sat in perhaps his favorite spot on Earth—on stage, cradling his beloved tuba.

Newberger, a renowned child abuse expert as well as a fixture in Boston’s jazz scene, was turning...

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Pearls of wisdom from years on the wards

Pearls of wisdom from years on the wards

In the fall of 1960, Lewis Landsberg, M.D. ’64, HS ’70, first set eyes on the legendary Paul Beeson, M.D., at a Saturday morning medical ground rounds. As Beeson entered Fitkin Amphitheatre, the renowned chair of internal medicine at Yale took his usual seat in the first row on the right-hand side of the lecture hall. Then the learning began with the clinical presentation of real patients, who were frequently in...

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State of the School 2016

State of the School 2016

The recent academic year, Dean Robert J. Alpern, M.D., told alumni attending reunion, began with a visit from a...

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On the first Saturday in June, Robert Rock stood in the lobby of the Yale University Art Gallery, waiting for alumni...

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At nearly 89, Mitchell Edson, M.D. ’56, is considering retirement.It’s been quite a career. Edson, a urologist, put in...

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Danilo Rojas-Velasquez, a third-year medical student, told alumni at reunion how he found global health experiences...

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With medical school behind them, the alumni who returned to Yale for reunion weekend might have assumed there was one...

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The idea came to Yale’s famous neurosurgeon Harvey Cushing, M.D., not long after a train ride from Canada to New Haven....

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When Susan Hee Kyung Ryu Gaynon, M.D. ’96, left Korea in 1963 to join her mother in Boston, she was fourteen, spoke...

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