Week of January 27, 2020
NYMC Days of Giving Set for March 24 and 25 

Mark your calendars for Tuesday, March 24 and Wednesday, March 25, New York Medical College's (NYMC) Days of Giving--an exciting fundraising campaign with a goal of raising $500,000 for student scholarships in the School of Medicine, the Graduate School of Basic Medical Sciences and the School of Health Sciences and Practice. There are many ways to support this important initiative including becoming a Days of Giving ambassador and various opportunities to participate in special matches and challenges. Stay tuned for more information on the third annual Days of Giving.
Center for Disaster Medicine Hosts Training for White Plains Hospital

The Center for Disaster Medicine (CDM) presented a training on January 16 for emergency department clinicians and other physicians from White Plains Hospital. The eight-hour course focused on prioritizing patient care based on the hospital's capacity for surgical intervention, critical care admission or stabilization in the emergency department during a mass causality event.  Read the full article on the CDM training and view the photo gallery and News12 Westchester coverage.
SHSP Dean's Distinguished Leaders Lecture Series Features Leading Health Education Specialist 

The School of Health Sciences and Practice (SHSP) hosted a special lecture on January 23 as part of its Dean's Distinguished Leaders Lecture Series. Health education specialist  Karl L. Larson, Ph.D., MCHES, center, professor and program director in public health in the Department of Health and Exercise Sciences at Gustavus Adolphus College in Saint Peter, Minnesota, presented "History and Development of a National Case Study Competition in Public Health Education."  Read the full article on the SHSP Dean's Distinguished Lecture Series.
Middle States Self-Study is Underway 

With the  Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE) re-accreditation visit to New York Medical College (NYMC) scheduled for spring 2021, work is underway to ensure we meet the standards set forth by Middle States. MSCHE is recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education as the entity to conduct accreditation activities for institutions of higher education in Delaware, the District of Columbia, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Regional accreditation through MSCHE is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education and is required for students to be eligible to receive federal financial aid. Thus, the operation of the College and all of its schools and programs are dependent on MSCHE accreditation. The re-accreditation process, every eight years, is designed to promote self-reflection and evaluation so that the College can assess how well it has been advancing its mission and goals and identify opportunities for improvement.  Read the full article on the MSCHE self-study.

January is National Blood Donor Month. On January 23, the NYMC student club, Donate Life, hosted a blood drive and collected 46 life-saving blood donations with the potential to help up to 138 patients-the most successful drive of the academic year.

Thursday, February 6, 2020
1:00 p.m.: Oral Presentations, Nevins Auditorium (MEC)
2:00 p.m.: Poster Presentations, Willner Lobby (MEC) and Hales Lobby (BSB)
4:00 p.m.: Keynote Address, Cooke Auditorium (BSB)

Wear Red Day at NYMC
Friday, February 7, 2020
12:15 p.m.
Willner Lobby, MEC

Join us for a group photo to show your support for National Wear Red Day. 
Use the hashtag #HeartNYMC and #GoRed on social media and show us your red!
Tuesday, May 19, 2020
2:00 p.m.
Westchester County Center 
198 Central Avenue, White Plains, NY 10606

Tuesday, January 28
11:00 a.m.
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Grand Rounds

5:00 p.m.
Undergraduate Medical Education Grand Rounds
Wednesday, January 29
8:00 a.m.
Department of Pediatrics Grand Rounds

8:30 a.m.
Department of Surgery Grand Rounds
Thursday, January 30
12:00 p.m.
Department of Microbiology and Immunology Seminar
Monday, February 3
3:30 p.m.
SHSP International Student Reception
Wednesday, February 5
8:00 a.m.
Department of Pediatrics Grand Rounds
Thursday, February 6
9:00 a.m.
Center for Disaster Medicine Training

1:00 p.m.
24th Annual Medical Student Research Forum
Friday, February 7
12:15 p.m.
Wear Red Day at NYMC: Join us for a Group Photo
Wednesday, February 12 2:00 p.m.
Department of Cell Biology and Anatomy Seminar

Faculty News

Mumbai Mirror - 1/24/2020
Patricia L. Gerbarg, M.D., clinical assistant professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences

MSN - 1/23/2020 
William H. Frishman, M.D., chair emeritus of the Department of Medicine and professor of medicine
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