Health & Medicine


Why are some COVID cases more severe? ‘Humanized’ mice offer a clue

December 17, 2021

A new Yale study of mice with human-like immune systems reveals that the causes of severe COVID may lie in our own antiviral inflammatory response to the virus.

Yale experts join campaign to boost vaccinations in communities of color

December 17, 2021

Yale experts have partnered with a national campaign to help healthcare professionals talk more effectively with patients of color about the COVID-19 vaccine.

Study dispels misconceptions about treating opioid use disorder patients

December 16, 2021

A Yale study finds that the clinical needs of those with the disorder, often assumed to be medically complex, are largely treatable by primary care doctors.

Halene named Arthur H. and Isabel Bunker Associate Professor of Medicine

December 15, 2021

Dr. Stephanie Halene is chief of hematology at Yale School of Medicine and director of the DeLuca Center for Innovation in Hematology Research.

Midwifery students riddle their way through Escape Room

December 15, 2021

Through a combination of locks, puzzles, and hidden clues, Yale School of Nursing midwifery students tested essential skills and forged new connections.

Leffert named Nicholas Greene Professor of Anesthesiology

December 14, 2021

Dr. Lisa R. Leffert arrived at Yale to serve as chair of the Department of Anesthesiology in August 2021.

Celebrating the YSM Physician Associate Class of 2021

December 14, 2021

On Dec. 6, the PA Class of 2021, joined in person and online by family, friends, and YSM faculty and staff, celebrated graduation in a ceremony at Woolsey Hall.

Walther H. Mothes named Paul B. Beeson Professor of Medicine

December 14, 2021

Walther H. Mothes, professor of microbial pathogenesis, studies the viral spread and pathogenesis of HIV-1, other retroviruses, and SARS-CoV-2.

Rimm named Anthony N. Brady Professor of Pathology

December 14, 2021

Dr. David Rimm, a pathologist who specializes in tissue biomarker assessment in cancer, was recently appointed the Anthony N. Brady Professor of Pathology.

A Yale Nursing graduate quells burnout with alumni network and new business

December 13, 2021

A supportive alumni network helped Andrena McGroarty ’11 M.S.N. fight their own burnout and inspired them to go into business providing care for caregivers.