Happy Holidays from Yale School of Medicine 2016

The end of the year is a wonderful time to reflect on the many accomplishments of our faculty students and staff and the traditions we’ve created in our community. This year we launched a brand new medical school curriculum and continued such traditions as the White Coat Ceremony, Match Day and, of course, Commencement. Whether it’s the friendly competition of the Student-Faculty Tennis Tournament, the antics of the Second Year Show or the pooling of resources for our annual Hunger and Homelessness Auction, our students made the most of their time at Yale. In 2016, we celebrated the 10 year anniversary of the Stem Cell Center and the 100 year anniversary of the first women admitted to the School of Medicine. Our faculty continue to be recognized for their outstanding research and were awarded grants that will enable them to pursue their innovative ideas. Our Clinical and Translational Science Award was renewed for a second time, allowing for continued research infrastructure and training support. We are now providing world class clinical care under a new brand, Yale Medicine, but our dedication to our patients remains unchanged. We will welcome several new leaders to the School of Medicine next month and there is much to look forward to in the year ahead. For now, as 2016 draws to a close, I want to extend to everyone my

Stephen Childs

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