Yale University Library News

Medical Library receives 2021 Research Advancement in Health Sciences Librarianship Award

March 18, 2021

The Harvey Cushing/John Hay Whitney Medical Library has been selected as the recipient of the 2021 Research Advancement in Health Sciences Librarianship Award from the Medical Library Association. This award recognizes organizations “whose exemplary actions have served to advance health information research and evidence-based practice in health sciences libraries… and have created and sustained a culture of research that… has contributed significantly to clinical, educational, research, or administrative outcomes in their institutions.”

Located in the heart of the Yale School of Medicine and Yale New Haven Hospital medical campus (and on web browsers worldwide), the Medical Library is vital in supporting the research, clinical, and educational missions of its community.  “This tremendous achievement recognizes the outstanding work of the medical library staff. The need for their expert, timely research support has never been greater,” said Barbara Rockenbach, Stephen F. Gates ‘68 University Librarian. “The medical library is a center of excellence for both the Yale medical community and Yale University Library.” Read full story on the Medical Library website.