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.
Other Ivies share in mental health concerns
Mental health and counseling services at Harvard, Princeton and Yale have strengths in different areas. But students at all three institutions share the view that their universities are delivering a lower standard of care than they believe is optimal.
With harder tasks, harder to be distracted
Facebook, Buzzfeed, Twitter — how often do people end up on sites like these when working on an essay or problem set? A recent Yale study on distractibility may provide answers about what is happening in the brain when attention strays from the task at hand.
Q&A: The Paternal Brain
The News spoke with psychiatry professor James Swain to talk about the implications of his research for fathers and their children.
At Peabody, the Samurai re-examined
On Saturday at the Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History, visitors watched as experts in traditional Japanese sword drawing and modern Japanese martial arts performed.