Dr. Cecelia Calhoun ’21, a Yale physician with a focus on sickle cell disease, and Yale SOM’s Dr. Howard Forman discuss the gargantuan but critical challenge of addressing the impact of systemic racism on the health of Black Americans.
According to a new study co-authored by Yale SOM’s Marissa King, most patients aren’t staying on the drug long enough to get its benefit, and it isn’t reaching young people.
Using a computer model, the researchers found that weekly testing will keep outbreaks under control under relatively optimistic scenarios, but that testing every three days would be more reliable.
Prof. Edward Kaplan explains how Connecticut has dramatically reduced the rate of infection of COVID-19 in the state—and what risks still remain.
Jessica Nymeyer ’16 describes working on the palliative care team at the Montefiore Medical Center in the Bronx.
The devastating mental health consequences of working on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic are already becoming apparent. Yale SOM’s Julia DiBenigno and Harvard’s Michaela Kerrissey propose assigning dedicated mental health personnel to frontline medical units.
Yale SOM’s Mushfiq Mobarak and his co-authors investigated the prevalence of the disease in the crowded refugee camps and offered recommendations to slow its spread.
Dr. Charles Powell ’19 offers a firsthand account of responding to the COVID-19 pandemic at Mount Sinai Hospital in Manhattan.
Around the United States, states are easing the restrictions imposed to slow the spread of COVID-19. We asked Yale SOM’s Dr. Howard Forman if these moves are premature and what is needed for Americans to return to school and work safely.
Since health insurance is tied to employment in the United States, Americans are losing their insurance just as they need it most. We asked economist Fiona Scott Morton, an expert on the healthcare industry, what a better system would look like.
In an online conversation, Yale faculty members discussed the steps already taken to prevent the COVID-19 crisis from turning into economic catastrophe, and the need for more effective healthcare policies.