Health

Partnering to Alleviate Inequity in Health Care

Since 1906, Yale-China Health Programs have been connecting health professionals in China and at Yale to build knowledge and capacity through long-lasting individual and institutional relationships. Through training, exchanges, and expert partnerships, Yale-China continues to bring professionals from Changsha, Western Hunan, Kunming, and Yale together to cultivate leaders and create change on a systems level.


Modeling Better Rural Health Care

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Western Hunan Intitiative to Improve Services at the Local Level (WHISL)

Yale-China is working with Chinese and US partners to develop a sustainable, repeatable model that rethinks the scope of health services at the local level; increases skills of local providers; improves coordination between village, township and county caregivers; and raises the quality of local care.


Empowering Women in the Health Professions

The Chia Fellowship offers us a valuable chance to experience a high level of education and clinical observation, which makes us think about the difference in our own education and practice settings and try to make changes as we can.
— She Pan (2017 Chia Fellow from Changsha, China)
Chia Fellowship Program at Yale   We partner annually with the Xiangya Schools of Public Health, Nursing, Medicine and affiliated hospitals, and Kunming Medical University to bring female Chinese health professionals to Yale for six-month research fellowships guided by Yale mentors.   Meet our 2019 Fellows.

Chia Fellowship Program at Yale

We partner annually with the Xiangya Schools of Public Health, Nursing, Medicine and affiliated hospitals, and Kunming Medical University to bring female Chinese health professionals to Yale for six-month research fellowships guided by Yale mentors. Meet our 2019 Fellows.

Chia Fellows Program at Xiangya   This Chia Fellows Program—a parallel residency to the Yale fellowship—brings women in medicine, nursing and public health from the Western Hunan counties of Fenghuang and Huayuan to study and research at Xiangya, the leading hospital in Hunan and our long-time partner.

Chia Fellows Program at Xiangya

This Chia Fellows Program—a parallel residency to the Yale fellowship—brings women in medicine, nursing and public health from the Western Hunan counties of Fenghuang and Huayuan to study and research at Xiangya, the leading hospital in Hunan and our long-time partner.

Developing the Next Generation of Health Care Leaders

Medical Residency Training Program   Faculty at Yale and Xiangya Schools of Medicine, Nursing and Public Health teamed up to create a new residency training model custom-designed for China. It was tested at the city level, implemented at the province level, and is now effectively China’s national model for medical residency training—influencing the next generation of doctors nationwide.

Medical Residency Training Program

Faculty at Yale and Xiangya Schools of Medicine, Nursing and Public Health teamed up to create a new residency training model custom-designed for China. It was tested at the city level, implemented at the province level, and is now effectively China’s national model for medical residency training—influencing the next generation of doctors nationwide.

Medical Student Exchanges   Yale-China helps to facilitate two programs between Yale Medical School and Xiangya School of Medicine in Changsha, China. An annual exchange brings Xiangya students to Yale for four weeks of clinical rotations, and sends Yale students to Xiangya for four weeks of clinical rotations. Other Xiangya students participate in a two-year training program in which they are assigned to research labs at Yale and complete eight weeks of clinical rotations.

Medical Student Exchanges

Yale-China helps to facilitate two programs between Yale Medical School and Xiangya School of Medicine in Changsha, China. An annual exchange brings Xiangya students to Yale for four weeks of clinical rotations, and sends Yale students to Xiangya for four weeks of clinical rotations. Other Xiangya students participate in a two-year training program in which they are assigned to research labs at Yale and complete eight weeks of clinical rotations.


XYOAA Scholarship   Partnering with the Xiangya Overseas Alumni Association (XYOAA) since 2014, Yale-China administers 60+ scholarships each year for students with financial need at Xiangya School of Medicine in Changsha, to enrich and develop students’ career goals, leadership skills, community service, and research opportunities. Conferences celebrating the scholarship have brought together generations of accomplished alumni with US and Chinese medical experts to discuss leading health care issues in both countries. Learn more at  XYOAA Scholarship .

XYOAA Scholarship

Partnering with the Xiangya Overseas Alumni Association (XYOAA) since 2014, Yale-China administers 60+ scholarships each year for students with financial need at Xiangya School of Medicine in Changsha, to enrich and develop students’ career goals, leadership skills, community service, and research opportunities. Conferences celebrating the scholarship have brought together generations of accomplished alumni with US and Chinese medical experts to discuss leading health care issues in both countries. Learn more at XYOAA Scholarship.

Research Ethics Training   The Research Ethics Program, led by Yale School of Public Health faculty Kaveh Khoshnood, is a five-year program funded by the NIH Fogarty International Center. This program seeks to develop a Master’s level bioethics program, a Bioethics Institute, and a Human Research Protections Program (HRPP) at Central South University in Changsha, China.

Research Ethics Training

The Research Ethics Program, led by Yale School of Public Health faculty Kaveh Khoshnood, is a five-year program funded by the NIH Fogarty International Center. This program seeks to develop a Master’s level bioethics program, a Bioethics Institute, and a Human Research Protections Program (HRPP) at Central South University in Changsha, China.


Helping Children and Families Flourish

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Autism Training in Hunan

In a collaborative effort with the Yale Child Study Center, the Center for Children with Special Needs, local Hunan NGO Ruijian, and health professionals at Xiangya Hospital, Yale-China facilitates workshops and online training for families of children with Autism.