"Introduction to Biomedical Data Science and Health Informatics" Summer Course, June 8-12, Will Be Online
A one-week online summer course to offer basic biomedical data science knowledge and health informatics skills. Each day will consist of office hours and labs. Lectures will be distributed in advance.
Federal Guidelines May Inadvertently Restrict Women’s Access to Effective HIV Protection
Restrictive recommendations for pre-exposure prophylaxis (or PrEP) issued by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) systematically disqualified nearly all women at risk for HIV and/or motivated to use the medication, researchers at the Yale School of Public Health and George Washington University have found.
New MS Program in Infectious Diseases Launching at Yale School of Public Health
Zika. MERS. Ebola. Measles. With new infectious diseases emerging and older diseases re-emerging, the Yale School of Public Health is launching a new one-year Master of Science program with a concentration in the epidemiology of infectious diseases to train analysts and clinicians to fight these threats.
Medical, Nursing, and PA students attend 18th annual Power Day
Over 240 advanced practice nursing students, physician associate program students, and third-year medical students filled Harkness Auditorium at the end of November to discuss power and control in health care relationships and the role that caregivers play in making structural changes that affect patient health outcomes. In addition, the attendees witnessed classmates and residents honored for modeling the responsible use of power and patient advocacy and heard experts discuss issues affecting the medical community as part of the 18th annual Power Day.Source: Yale Medicine Magazine
New university report recommends science priorities for the decade ahead
A university committee has made strategic recommendations to bolster Yale’s position as a leading global research university and nurture scientific discoveries with the potential to improve the world. The report recommends bold priorities for investment and changes to organizational structure.
It’s Time to Get Rid of the Stethoscope
Some 200 years after the stethoscope was invented, there are better ways for doctors to learn about heart health, says WSJ Health Expert Harlan Krumholz. Some 200 years after the stethoscope was invented, there are better ways for doctors to learn about heart health, says WSJ Health Expert Harlan Krumholz.Source: The Wall Street Journal
Experts Convene to Discuss Improving Reproducible Research Practices for Schools of Public Health
It is estimated that more than $200 billion is spent on biomedical research every year. The return on that investment is too low, agree a group of experts who gathered at the Yale School of Public Health to discuss reproducibility and transparency in research last week.
Yale Cancer Center's Lifetime Achievement Award Presented to Ruth McCorkle
Ruth McCorkle, PhD, RN, FAAN, Florence Wald Professor of Nursing at Yale School of Nursing, Professor of Chronic Diseases at Yale School of Public Health and Assistant Director for Psychosocial Oncology at Yale Cancer Center, was presented with the Yale Cancer Center Lifetime Achievement Award at Yale Cancer Center’s annual Conclave, an award given annually to a Yale Cancer Center member who has impacted the field of oncology both nationally and internationally.
Yale launches new program in addiction medicine
The Yale School of Medicine Section of General Internal Medicine has established a new program — the Yale Program in Addiction Medicine. The multi-disciplinary clinical, educational, and research program will further enhance Yale’s portfolio of state-of-the-art addiction research and patient care, while increasing the pipeline of physicians trained in evidence-based strategies to tackle the opioid crisis and other addiction-related health issues.