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Clinicians' Study Center Opens on the Saint Raphael Campus

Jun 19, 2014

The “Clinicians’ Study Center” on the Saint Raphael Campus (SRC) of Yale-New Haven Hospital is officially open.  This space offers a quiet refuge for clinicians and trainees to read, write, study or access online medical literature.  The Study Center is located on the first floor of the Orchard Medical Building (Room E113) near the Orchard Street entrance.  The space includes ten new computers, a... Read More

Kenny Marone retires

May 7, 2014

Medical Library Director, Kenny Marone retired on May 1, 2014 after 36 years of service. Susan Gibbons, University Librarian, expressed it best in her January 17, 2014 email to the entire Library staff: In recent years, Kenny has held two vital positions at YUL.  She is Director of the Cushing/Whitney Medical Library at Yale University, which has balance modern innovation with the stewardship of... Read More

John Gallagher, Interim Medical Library Director

May 7, 2014

University Librarian Susan Gibbons announced the appointment of John Gallagher to Interim Director of the Medical Library:I am pleased to announce that John Gallagher will serve as the interim director of the Cushing/Whitney Medical Library upon the departure of Kenny Marone on May 1nd.  The position of director of the Cushing/Whitney Medical Library also reports to the Medical School, and John’s... Read More

Staff Updates: New Biomedical Sciences Research Support Librarian

Apr 30, 2014

The Cushing/Whitney Medical Library welcomes Rolando Garcia Milian as the Library's Biomedical Sciences Research Support Librarian. In this role, Rolando will serve as the primary liaison between the Medical Library and research departments, laboratories, and individual scientists across the Medical Center.Rolando brings to this position some wonderful expertise that we are really excited to... Read More

Staff Updates: New Evening/Weekend Supervisor & Reference Librarian

Apr 30, 2014

Cushing/Whitney Medical Library welcomes Melissa Funaro as the Library's new Evening/Weekend Supervisor & Reference Librarian.Melissa has worked in the Collection Development and Management Department at the Cushing/Whitney Medical Library for 7 years. She’s been active in the Connecticut Library Association, Connecticut Association of Health Sciences Librarians and recently presented at the... Read More

Staff changes at Medical Library

Apr 30, 2014

The Medical Library is undergoing a number of key personnel changes over the next week.  These include the retirement of Director & Associate University Librarian R. Kenny Marone; Associate Director John Gallagher assuming the position of Interim Director; current Library staff member Melissa Funaro assuming the position of Evening/Weekend Supervisor and Reference Librarian; and the arrival... Read More

Medical Library Annual Report published online

Apr 24, 2014

The Medical Library’s 2012-2013 report is now available online.   The report highlights a number of recent projects, including: Integrating library resources and services with those of the Hospital of St. Raphael (HSR) after its acquisition by  Yale-New Haven Hospital (YNHH); Helping Yale researchers comply with the requirements of NIH Public Access policy; Training YNHH nurses in... Read More

Happy 145th Birthday Harvey Cushing!

Apr 8, 2014

Happy 145th Birthday Harvey Cushing!  Harvey Cushing, born on April 8th in Cleveland in 1869, was the last of ten children of Henry Kirke and Betsey Maria Cushing and descended from a long line of Cushing doctors. A brief list of his accomplishments include:  He considerably improved the survival of patients after difficult brain operations for intracranial tumors. In clinical medicine,... Read More

The Cushing Center: “Insightfully beautiful”

Feb 24, 2014

Since its opening in June 2010, the Cushing Center has become a destination of interest to many visitors including students from area schools, members of the Yale University and the New Haven community, medical students, physicians, and writers worldwide.   As of page 126 of the guest book, visitors have come from at least 33 US states and 46 countries including places as far away as Tasmania and... Read More

ORCID: Connecting Research and Researchers

Feb 20, 2014

Have a common name?  Or have you changed your name?  Or your institutional affiliation over your career? Now you can make your research easier to find.  ORCID (Open Researcher and Contributor ID) provides a universal, 16-digit unique identifier that links your publications/research activities to you. You will start to come across ORCID during publication activities like manuscript and grant... Read More