Yale-China has been engaged with health education in China since the early years of the 20th century when we founded medical institutions in Hunan province that remain major centers of medical education and care to this day. Current initiatives include work in nursing education, fellowships for Chinese women in the health professions, community outreach, medical student exchange, residency training, HIV/AIDS education and prevention, research ethics, and scholarship for medical students at Xiangya School of Medicine.

Medical Exchange Student Testimonials

“I felt my eyes were immediately opened. It seems I used to live in such a bubble; my experience on this trip helped me gain the desire to learn more about cultures beyond medicine.”
- Chinese medical exchange student

Residency Training

Yale-China and faculty from the Yale School of Medicine have been working with Xiangya School of Medicine and its three affiliated hospitals on residency training for more than five years.

Health Program Staff

Lucy Yang
Senior Program Officer, Health

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