by Abigail Roth | This was originally posted by Yale School of Medicine. Christopher Wanka, first-year Yale PA Online Student At the peak of the influx of refugees from Afghanistan, Dulles International Airport in Virginia was receiving just under 5,000 refugees daily. It was not uncommon for about 50 of these arrivals each day to need medical care at a hospital. There were a variety of reasons the medical needs were so high. Refugees experienced long holding times overseas with little to no medical care, so the conditions of people with chronic medical issues or more fragile populations such as […]
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During the worst of the COVID-19 pandemic, overwhelmed doctors and nurses in some places have had to make agonizing decisions about which patients should receive scarce health care resources.
The second cohort in the history of the Yale School of Medicine Physician Assistant (PA) Online Program received their diplomas in June 2021.
“A global health care workforce crisis exists. Physician assistant/physician assistant comparable (PA/PA-comparable) professions can help fill this gap especially in areas such as obstetrics/gynecology, surgery, and infectious disease.” This is how Mary Showstark, MPAS, PA-C, begins her introductory article in the volume of Social Innovations Journal entitled A Healthcare Workforce Cadre That Meets A Country’s Needs, for which she was guest edition curator and editor.
Yale School of Medicine's (YSM) Cushing/Whitney Medical Library (CMWL) launched a new webpage that aggregates the library's expanding diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging (DEIB) resources.