MEDICAL RESEARCH AND YNHH
Yale New Haven Health System to sue Prospect Medical Holdings

On Friday, Yale New Haven Health System filed a complaint against Prospect Medical Holdings to avoid acquiring three Connecticut hospitals.

YNHH reopens extra unit and adds discharge lounges to reduce overcrowding

As hospitals across the nation face overcrowding issues, the Yale New Haven Hospital is creating a new 35-bed unit space and adding discharge lounges.

Priyamvada Natarajan and Akiko Iwasaki recognized on Time 100

On Tuesday, TIME Magazine revealed its annual list of 100 most influential people. Two Yale faculty members were recognized.

How Yale’s obesity experts help weight-loss surgery patients navigate their mental health

Patients seeking bariatric surgery often grapple with mental health challenges before and after their operation. For doctors, that means a two-pronged approach to obesity treatment: physical and psychological.

Surgeon General Vivek Murthy ’03 to give 2024 Class Day address

Yale’s Class Day tradition, during which the full graduating class gathers on Old Campus, will feature speeches from students and from United States Surgeon General Vivek Murthy ’03.

Yale researchers are bioengineering blood vessels to treat congenital heart defects

After receiving a $2 million NIH grant, a team of scientists at the School of Medicine looks to use cells to design a new type of safe, adaptable blood vessel graft for infants born with heart defects.

Yale researchers weigh in on new COVID-19 drug 

Pemgarda, a monoclonal antibody infusion recently authorized by the FDA, could offer a new line of protection for millions of immunocompromised patients.

Overnight shifts will be over for Yale Internal Medicine residents 

Starting in July, the program will no longer assign residents to 28-hour shifts, in which residents spend a full day followed by a night shift in the hospital.

 ‘A new world of genes’: School of Medicine Professor Haifan Lin receives prestigious Amory Prize

Lin, the founding director of the Yale Stem Cell Center, was honored by American Academy of Arts & Sciences and School of Medicine administrators at a formal ceremony on Tuesday.

Yale experts discuss dengue fever outbreak

Several Yale experts weigh in on the current dengue fever outbreak in South America and Puerto Rico and discuss implications for the United States.

State permits Yale New Haven Health System to acquire Prospect hospitals

The Connecticut Office of Health Strategy established conditions for YNHHS to begin finalizing the terms of its long-awaited acquisition of three state hospitals.