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BYOM* Study Break

Dec 5, 2012

BYOM* Study BreakIn the Foyer of the Medical LibraryToday from 2:00 to 3:30 *Bring your own mug to enjoy a hot beverage and sweet treats! Brought to you by the Office of Development and Alumni Relations  

Become a Friend of the Medical Library

Nov 28, 2012

By Lynn Sette
Library users know the value of the Library, its staff, and collections to assist their everyday needs.  Become a Medical Library Associate (in essence a friend of the Library) and take pride in knowing that you will help enrich and preserve collections, as well as create infrastructure to support the Library’s important role in the Yale Medical Center. Your commitment will help to ensure the continued excellence of the Library and its dedication to lifelong learning. Help us to: Enrich... Read More

Database Reloads and Updating

Nov 28, 2012

Annually at this time of year, database producers including the National Library of Medicine update their databases with new subject headings. What does this mean for you? It means the database will not be updated until the reload is complete, also if you receive an alerting update for newly added citations, it will stop temporarily. This maintenance usually takes only 1-2 weeks.  Call us if you have any questions 203-737-4065.


Nov 12, 2012

A global infectious disease database designed to assist in diagnosing infectious diseases and staying current on the latest trends in epidemiology and treatment. Used for diagnosis and reference in the field of tropical and infectious diseases, epidemiology, microbiology and antimicrobial chemotherapy. GIDEON has 3 modules: Infectious Diseases, Microbiology, and Occupational Toxicology. Examples of cases using GIDEON: Sample search - All tick-borne, viral diseases of Kenya

Award winning film "Twero: The Road to Health" Showing on Nov. 5th

Oct 27, 2012

Don't miss the chance to view this film by 2012 Yale School of Medicine graduate Michael Otremba, MD.  This documentary follows a Ugandan journalist who investigates how patients often must seek care outside of an underfunded and overburdened public system. Desperate for help, patients are turning to an unregulated private health sector, where services are accessible, but at a significant cost. When patients cannot paytheir medical bills, doctors are resorting to imprisoning them.  Dr. Otremba... Read More


Oct 26, 2012

Need information on population, family planning or reproductive health and development? Popline is a comprehensive international resource on these topics plus research in contraceptive methods, family planning services, research in human fertility, maternal and child health, HIV/AIDS in developing countries, program operations and evaluation, demography, and other related health, law, and policy issues.  POPLINE helps program managers, policy makers, and service providers in low-resource... Read More

Beaumont Medical Club Lecture on October 26

Oct 18, 2012

The Early AIDS Epidemic in the United States: Views from Atlanta and Hollywood5 p.m. Friday, October 26, 2012 Harold Jaffe, M.D.Associate Director for ScienceCenters for Disease Control and Prevention Tea  in the Beaumont Room - 4:30 to 5:00Reception Following TalkThe Medical Historical Library Yale Schoolof Medicine333 Cedar Street

Exhibit: Medicine at Work

Oct 9, 2012

Medicine at Work: A Selection of Instruments and Materials from the Medical Historical Library September 22nd, 2012-January 13th,2013 Medicine at Work, on view beginning September 22nd in the Rotunda of the Cushing/Whitney Medical Library and foyer of Sterling Hall, exhibits instruments, prints, catalogs, fee bills, and books describing and depicting a variety of medical work. Surgical operations and tools, trepanation, electrotherapy, anesthesia, bandaging, and dissection and toxicology are a... Read More

Exhibit: Nurses

Oct 2, 2012

On view in the Hallway September 22 through January 14, 2013. Nurses Selected from the Historical Medical Poster Collection and the Collection of Prints and Drawings Dan Smith, U.S.A. 20th centuryComplete Your Education Then Come With Me  c. 1917-1918Purchased through the John F. Fulton Fund 2010 John Mills U.S.A. active 20th centuryHelp! c.1917-1918Purchased through the Kent Ellis Fund 2008 F. Samuels Brummer U.S.A. 20th centuryTake a Red Cross Home Nursing Course c. 1943-1945Purchased... Read More

Keeping Current: Faculty of 1000

Sep 24, 2012

Faculty of 1000 (F1000) is a literature-awareness tool for the biomedical sciences. This resource is an in-depth directory to the top articles in biology and medicine, as recommended by faculty (over 5,000 expert scientists and clinical researchers, assisted by 5,000 associates). Many Yale researchers contribute to this database of reviews.  It is a useful tool for keeping up with the most talked about articles in your field.