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Janene Batten receives YNHH Nurses Choice Award

Sep 27, 2017

Janene Batten receives the Nurses Choice award by Judy Spak We are delighted to announce the recent recognition of one of our own by the Yale New Haven Hospital (YNHH) nursing community. Janene Batten was secretly nominated and received the Nurses Choice Award. The award is presented to “an outstanding individual who is not a nurse, but one who supports and recognizes the importance of the practice of nursing at YNHH.”   Janene was presented with the award on September 13th in the YNHH Atrium... Read More

"The Time is Now! The Many Faces of Diversity": A National Disability Awareness Month lunchtime workshop

Sep 25, 2017

Join us on October 17th, 12:00 - 1:00 pm in the Medical Historical Library (Sterling Hall of Medicine, L-wing, 333 Cedar Street) for a lunchtime workshop entitled, "The Time is Now! The Many Faces of Disability." The talk will be led by Dr. Cindy Miller, MD, Department of Radiology. Dr. Miller's workshop will focus on the relationship between disability and diversity, the definition of disability, the diversity within disability, and disability as a "process." Additionally, the discussion will... Read More

Pop-Up Exhibit: Revolutionary Public Health Campaign, September 27, 4-6 p.m.

Sep 20, 2017

“The Soviet government is waging a relentless battle against venereal diseases…Participation in this battle is everyone’s duty….” In commemoration of the centennial of the Russian Revolution, the Cushing/Whitney Medical Library joins the Yale University Libraries--Beinecke, CSSI, Gilmore Music Library, Haas Arts Library, and Manuscripts and Archives in sharing works from our collections pertaining to this era and event.  Join us to view "A Revolutionary Public Health Campaign," 4 p.m. to 6 p.m... Read More

Drop-in Mindfulness Practice

Sep 20, 2017

By Melissa Funaro
Afternoon group meditation for the Yale Community Beginners or experienced practitioners, all are welcome Free, no equipment needed, no sign-up required! Sterling Hall of Medicine, 333 Cedar Street Fridays 12:15-12:45 pm** SHM I-116 (I-wing) or L-300 (L-wing) For current information please visit Being Well at Yale. The meditations are led by either Anne Dutton, of the Yale Stress Center or Danielle Casioppo, of Being Well at Yale. Stay up to date! Join the Mindfulness on the Medical... Read More

Renovation Update:

Aug 16, 2017

By Andy Hickner
The schedule for the renovation has been modified to accommodate design modifications in the project.  Construction is now planned to begin sometime in the spring of 2018. We will update this page when we have more information. 

Back-to-School Supply Drive, August 4-25

Aug 4, 2017

The Yale Employee Affinity Groups are hosting another Back-to-School Supply Drive for 2 New Haven elementary schools, Columbus Family Academy and Benjamin Jepson School.  The Supply Drive will run from Friday, August 4 to Friday, August 25. The Library will be hosting a donation box near the circulation desk.   Encourage others to donate! Share information about the drive with colleagues and friends. Your generosity will give students a great start to their 2017-2018 academic year.  

Collection Development & Scholarly Communication Librarian

Jul 12, 2017

We're hiring! Join our team, or share this link with colleagues who may be interested.   Collection Development & Scholarly Communication Librarian Harvey Cushing/John Hay Whitney Medical Library Yale University, New Haven, CT Rank: Librarian II — III Requisition:  44636BR www.yale.edu/jobs   Schedule: Full-time (37.5 hours per week); Standard Work Week (M-F, 8:30-5:00)   The Collection Development & Scholarly Communication Librarian provides leadership in... Read More

Beyond Impact Factor: How do I know which journal to publish in?

Jun 30, 2017

  When researchers consider where to submit an article, they often consider a journal’s impact factor.  The impact factor is a measure of the frequency an average article has been cited in a particular year. However, some journals, such as those not indexed by Thompson Reuters’ Journal Citation Report (JCR), or journals with less than three years of publication, will not have an impact factor.  Another option to view journal level impact is Scopus’s serials comparison tool lists the journals... Read More

Cataloging Cushing's Patients

May 30, 2017

The Cushing/Whitney Medical Library is pleased to announce the completion of a grant funded to catalog 2,600 glass plate negatives from the Cushing Brain Tumor Registry.  The grant proposal, "Rethinking Early Neurosurgery: The Harvey Cushing Collection," was funded through a National Network of Libraries of Medicine-New England Region Knowledge/Data Management Award.  From mid-February through April 30th 2017,  a team of graduate and undergraduate students carefully inputted information on over... Read More

New exhibition: "New Lives for Old Specimens," May 25-November 3, 2017

May 18, 2017

  New Lives for Old Specimens May 25th-November 3rd, 2017 Cushing Rotunda, Cushing/Whitney Medical Library   Is there any use for old anatomy and pathology specimens, usually consigned to dusty basements for storage or destroyed after a number of years?   In our new exhibition “New Lives for Old Specimens,” the Cushing/Whitney Medical Library features current medical research using historical specimens from Yale’s collections.  Multiple curators drawn from inside... Read More