Letters

From the editor: Starting point

From the editor: Starting point

In the fall of 2006 Bayer HealthCare announced that it was closing its plant in West Haven and Orange and putting the 137-acre property on the market. By the following June the university had announced that it would buy the property for a multitude of uses still to be determined. One thing, however, was clear. With almost half a million square feet of pristine lab space at the site, the School of...

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Why primary care draws fewer physicians

Why primary care draws fewer physicians

Two physicians lamented the decline of primary care in Yale Medicine [“Taking the e-road,” Autumn 2007]. Having been a primary care doctor for over 30 years, I felt compelled to respond.Robert P. Gerety, M.D. ’52, correctly pointed out that the practice model of primary care began its decline as long ago as 1968. Clearly, primary care never found a comfortable fit within the medical hierarchy despite the continuous...

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Uganda story rekindles memories

Uganda story rekindles memories

As I skimmed the article in Yale Medicine [“On the Wards in Uganda,” Winter 2008], I felt goose bumps. I had the most...

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Yale should set standards for collaborations

Yale should set standards for collaborations

Being familiar with the inspiring story of the heroic doctors and nurses from Yale who risked their lives—and in some...

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Second opinion

Second opinion

A "second opinion" from cartoonist Sidney Harris.

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