Letters

From the editor: World events bring change to Yale and to Yale Medicine

From the editor: World events bring change to Yale and to Yale Medicine

Changes—some long-planned, others arising of necessity—are in the air for Yale Medicine. For more than a year we’ve been contemplating a redesign of the magazine. In the nine years since the last redesign, as some sections and pages have begun to show their age, we have seen a need to bring variety and flexibility to them. Our first step will be to survey our readers to ask what you like—or don’t...

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Make premed courses more relevant

Make premed courses more relevant

One of the benefits that are sure to result from making the premed curriculum more relevant to medical practice [“Reform of Premed Education Under Way,” Yale Medicine, Winter 2009] is that it will attract more students into primary care.Most medical schools are research-based and naturally favor students with outstanding aptitudes in basic science. This has produced many advances and well-trained specialists, and...

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Thanks for the photos from a fan of the big dig

Thanks for the photos from a fan of the big dig

My 2-year-old son would like to thank you for the wonderful photos in your Winter 2009 issue [“As the Medical Center...

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Article on physical exam recalls Klatskin's skill

Article on physical exam recalls Klatskin's skill

I just received the Winter 2009 edition of Yale Medicine and enjoyed a number of articles, including the roast of...

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Writing award for Yale Medicine editor

Writing award for Yale Medicine editor

In February we learned that John Curtis, managing editor of Yale Medicine, had received the Award for Excellence in...

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Second opinion

Second opinion

A "second opinion" from cartoonist Sidney Harris.

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