UP CLOSE: Frugal or faulty? The cost of mental health in Connecticut
The theme for the day was health, and the budgets of the Department of Public Health, the Department of Developmental Services, the Department of Veterans’ Affairs and the Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services were the topics of discussion. In short, they were being slashed.
UP CLOSE: At med school, diversity lags behind the times
In the last year, the Yale School of Medicine has been hit with accusations of harassment, intimidation and bullying. But it is issues like promotion, tenure and largely white, male leadership that women and minorities struggle with on a day-to-day basis.
Numbers key in climate change messaging
In persuading people of the scientific consensus on human-caused climate change, a new study shows that two factors are especially important for increasing awareness — providing numbers and soliciting estimates.
Q&A: Ethical persuasion of patients
The News spoke with Oleksandr Dubov to hear his thoughts on standard practice of decision-making in critical care, the power of framing information and how doctors should responsibly use that power.
UP CLOSE | Tech life after Yale
Sporting a Dropbox T-shirt he had received the semester before at a technology career fair, Michael Hopkins ’15 gesticulated excitedly, laughing at his own outfit.
At med school, grants provide uncertain salary
While the faculty of the Yale School of Medicine are considered by many to be leaders in the medical community, even tenured professors face uncertainty regarding one of the basic logistics of any job: a reliable paycheck.