Yale’s section on Lung Care, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine (Yale-PCCSM) is featured in a 16-part documentary series created by the American Thoracic Society (ATS) on the society’s commitment to doing advancing respiratory health around the world.
In the video “Compassion and collaboration in treating lung diseaseâYale PCCSM members provide insight into how the Yale-PCCSM community, culture, equity and work-life balance serve as the foundation for their success in providing exceptional patient care, cutting-edge research and a rigorous but adapted education. Each of these pillars is part of the mission of the Section and Department of Internal Medicine, of which Yale-PCCSM is one of eleven sections.
âTeamwork is what makes our section unique, but I think it’s also what makes Yale unique and special,â says Jennifer Possick, MD, director of the Winchester Center for Lung Disease.
A culture of collaboration and excellence is woven into the work of the section and its multidisciplinary approach to patient care. âWe have outstanding programs in Critical Care, Interventional Pulmonary Medicine, Interstitial Pulmonary Disease, Sleep, COPD, Asthma, Lung Cancer, Pulmonary Vascular Disease, Pulmonary Infections and Cystic Fibrosis,â said Section Head Naftali Kaminski, MD, Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Professor of Medicine (Pulmonary). “In each of these [programs], we have master clinicians, physician scientists, and clinician educators working together – it’s better for our patients.
The professors featured in the video are Vivian Asare, MD; Charles Dela Cruz, MD, PhD; JosÃ© Gomez, MD, MS; Shyoko Honiden, MD; Kaminski; Possick; and Jonathan Siner, MD.
“Compassion and collaboration in treating lung diseaseIs one of the videos from the docuseries highlighting the work of Yale-PCCSM. The second video, “Mapping technology supports patients with pulmonary fibrosisÂ», Details his work in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis.
The video series is presented by ATS and produced by dBase Media.