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James Rothman, 2013 Nobel Prize Winner

Oct 7, 2013

James E. Rothman, ’71 B.S., the Fergus F. Wallace Professor of Biomedical Sciences, and professor and chair of the Department of Cell Biology at Yale University, was awarded the 2013 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for his work on how molecular messages are transmitted inside and outside of our cells, the Royal Swedish National Academy announced today (Oct.7). Rothman, who is also professor of chemistry at Yale, shares the prize with Randy Schekman of the University of California,... Read More

Iconographie photographique de la Salpêtrière: The Physician and the Hysterical Women

Sep 27, 2013

The Iconographie photographique de la Salpêtrière (1876-80), a landmark publication in medical photography, is on view in the Rotunda of the Cushing/Whitney Medical Library through November 15th, 2013. This collection of texts and photographs represents the female patients of Dr. Jean-Martin Charcot at the Salpêtrière hospital and asylum during the years of his tenure as director. The patients, diagnosed primarily with hysteria or epilepsy, were treated at the asylum even as they acted as... Read More

Nursing at 90

Sep 19, 2013

A celebration of the Yale School of Nursing Alumni. The exhibit highlights the contributions of the Nursing program and its graduates to Yale, the profession, and the world. Curated by Janene Batten with the help of Melissa Grafe.  On view in the Medical Library foyer until January 10, 2014.In addition, as part of the 90th Anniversary of the Yale School of Nursing the Cushing/Whitney Medical Library has digitized the large collection of historical YSN alumni newsletters, memorabilia, and class... Read More

Grant Forward

Sep 16, 2013

Need funding?  Get acquainted with a new funding opportunities search engine, Grant Forward.  Use the Researcher Profiles feature to upload your research interests, publication history, and CV.The Profile feature will then search sources that match your interests and provide you with relevant funding opportunities.  You can edit, update, and export information in seconds.Create a user account to save favorites, set alerts, and access Grant Forward remotely. Sample results page

Clinical Evidence

Aug 16, 2013

Clinical Evidence is an international database of high-quality, rigorously developed systematic overviews assessing the benefits and harms of treatments,  a suite of EBM resources.What is EBM?Simply put, evidence-based medicine (EBM) means applying current best evidence to clinical decision making.  In practice, this means integrating that evidence with individual clinical expertise and the needs and values of patients.Clinical Evidence(CE)summarizes the current state of knowledge - and... Read More

New Medical Library Exhibits

Jul 22, 2013

The Sexual Revolution and Movie Thrillers with Medical ThemesIn the Hallway8 Interesting ObjectsSelected from the Historical CollectionsIn the RotundaJoin us for a tour of the exhibiton Wednesday, July 31 at 12 noonWith Curator Susan WheelerSelections from the New Global Health CollectionIn the Foyer On view until September 15, 2013Please join us for a tour of the exhibits with Curator Susan Wheeler on Wednesday, July 31 at 12 noon.RSVP to Melissa Grafe 203-785-4354View our digital collections... Read More

Scopus Tips

Jul 22, 2013

Scopus is a large database of peer-reviewed literature and quality web sources. Broad coverage from Europe, Latin America, and the Asia Pacific region.  100% coverage of Medline titles.Searching1) Search for: main search window, enter topic to search2) Search items: pull-down menu allows search by item (author, language…) – can also use tabs3) Add search field: pull-down allows you to search by document type (article in press, letter, review)Try: carbohydrate metabolismSorting Options and... Read More

A Vietnam War Surgeon Writes Home

Jun 17, 2013

The Kristaps J. Keggi Vietnam War service collection, recently donated to the Historical Medical Library, contains the complete correspondence between Dr. Kristaps J. Keggi and his wife, Julie, during his time as a surgeon in the Vietnam War. The materials were all donated by Dr. Keggi, the current Elihu Professor in Orthopedics at Yale School of Medicine. The scope of the collection—personal letters, photographs, teaching materials and war wound images- presents a unique and comprehensive look... Read More

Book Group Study Rooms on your Own

May 15, 2013

E24 Lounge, E24A & E24B in the Betsey Cushing Whitney Group Study Center can now be booked through an online reservation system.  ·       Rooms are for the use of two or more persons ·       Book a room for up to FOUR consecutive hours; eight hours total per person per day ·       Book up to EIGHT weeks in advance Reserve a room in the Group Study Center Conference Rooms near the library entrance and the Cushing Center Conference Room are also available for use although they can not be... Read More

Access Medicine

May 1, 2013

AccessMedicine is an innovative online resource that provides students, residents, clinicians, researchers, and health professionals with access to more than 75 medical titles in medicine, thousands of images and illustrations, interactive self-assessment, case files, time-saving diagnostic and point-of-care tools, a comprehensive search platform, and the ability to view from and download content to a mobile device. Updated and expanded frequently AccessMedicine provides fast, direct access to... Read More