About us

Founded on September 15, 2023, Asian Faculty Association at Yale (AFAY) is a group of over 200 Yale faculty members dedicated to promote the active contributions of its members to the mission and core values of Yale University. AFAY membership is open to Yale faculty members of all tracks and all ranks, regardless of ethnic background. To join us, please email siyuan.wang_at_yale.edu.

New Asian Faculty Association at Yale holds first meeting, seeks to ‘promote and protect’ members on campusYale Daily News 



Nov 12, 2023

Yale-Zhejiang University Hematology Symposium will be held on Dec 4. Check out the flyer and Yale calendar entry.

OCT 25, 2023

YSM held event honoring the legacy of Yan Fuqing, MD, class of 1909.  See reports from Yale Daily News and YSM News.

OCT 22, 2023

Congratulations to AFAY President Dr. Qin Yan for receiving the 2023 Outstanding Investigator Award from the American Society for Investigative Pathology. More details here.

OCT 10, 2023

Congratulations to our colleague Dr. Emily Ai-hua Wang for being elected to the National Academy of Medicine (NAM), who becomes the third Asian NAM member at Yale, after AFAY members Dr. Nita Ahuja and Dr. Akiko Iwasaki.

OCT 4, 2023

Congratulations to AFAY members Drs. Yong-Hui Jiang and Jiangbing Zhou for receiving a $40 million grant from NIH to develop novel gene therapy for brain diseases. More details here.

Congratulations to AFAY members Drs. Yong-Hui Jiang, Jiangbing Zhou and Akiko Iwasaki for receiving the Yale Faculty Innovation Awards for bringing their discoveries to market and launching Yale innovation into the world. More details here.

SEP 21, 2023

Reception at the Provost’s House. There will be a Celebration of Asian Faculty at Yale on Tuesday, October 3rd at 11:30am at the Provost’s House. Please email siyuan.wang_at_yale.edu for the registration link. Registration will close on September 28th.

Break Bread Together. On Oct 17 at 12-1pm, there will be a cultural food tasting event featuring a table of Asian food from AFAY at Harkness Lounge (367 Cedar Street). The event is sponsored by the Departments of Therapeutic Radiology and Genetics, and Yale’s affinity groups. Please email siyuan.wang_at_yale.edu for the registration link.

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