Eli Lilly supports medical-legal, oncology navigation programs

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Yale New Haven recently received a sponsorship of $180,000 over three years from Eli Lilly and Company, Lilly Oncology. Funds will help support a medical-legal partnership program and oncology patient navigation training. The training initiative will enable non-clinically licensed staff working in outreach education, community navigation or as community health workers to become certified oncology patient navigators. Seated, from left are: Lori Pickens, senior vice president and executive director, Smilow Cancer Hospital; Charles S. Fuchs, MD, Smilow physician-in-chief and director, Yale Cancer Center; and Devon McGoldrick, Eli Lilly and Co. Standing, from left, are: Christina Roderick and Jayne Chisholm, Eli Lilly and Co.; Carla Giles, ambulatory manager, Yale New Haven Hospital; Jennifer Willcox, Esq., vice president, YNHH Legal Services; Andrea Silber, MD, assistant clinical director for health equity and diversity, Yale Cancer Center; Kevin Walsh, vice president, YNHH Office of Development; John P. Pugliese, Lilly Oncology; and Valerie Muthig, PharmD, and Ryan North, Eli Lilly and Co.