Online PA program proposal rejected
The Yale School of Medicine’s recently announced online Physician Associate program was not approved as a mere “class expansion” to the existing program by the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant, which published its decision online last Thursday.
Flu vaccine may not decrease symptom severity
The results of a recent study published in the Journal of Infectious Diseases suggest that influenza vaccines, though preventive of the disease, have little to no effect on its severity.
Oxytocin’s effects nuanced
An international team of researchers has found that the “love hormone” oxytocin has more nuanced effects on the brain than previously thought.
Science community considers PSE replacements
Following the announcement of the cancellation of the “Perspectives on Science and Engineering” program for all future terms, students and faculty are exploring the best way to fill the remaining gap in science curricula.
Female nurses paid less than males, study finds
Despite making up over 90 percent of the population, female staff nurses are paid over $5,000 less than their male counterparts, a recent study from the Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences at the University of California at San Francisco shows.
New biology building may put trees at risk
When professor of biology Sidney Altman asked about what would happen to the surrounding trees — four massive oaks alongside the Gibbs laboratory — the response by the associate provost stuck with him.
YNHHS campaigns against state budget
Yale New Haven Health System has launched a letter-writing campaign in opposition to possible Medicaid cuts in Gov. Dannel Malloy’s proposed state budget.
Online PA program comes under harsh scrutiny
As one recent admit to the Yale Physician Associate program scrolled through his Facebook newsfeed on March 10, he was surprised to see headlines stating that Yale’s program would likely be made available online. Since the announcement, this student has chosen not to enroll at Yale.