Week of January 7, 2019
NEWS
Center for Disaster Medicine Hosts Mass Casualty Triage Training at Local Hospital 

The Center for Disaster Medicine hosted a day-long mass casualty triage training course at St. John's Riverside Hospital in Yonkers, N.Y., on December 19, to prepare medical professionals for mass shootings, bombings and other disasters and to highlight the importance of such training to elected officials in attendance, including New York State Senate Majority Leader, Andrea Stewart-Cousins, fourth from left. The course featured hands-on exercises, lectures and interactive group discussions to teach participants the most effective and evidence-supported emergency department and hospital triage methods, initial interventions and patient flow approaches for mass casualty events. Read the full article and view the training photo gallery.

Touro College of Dental Medicine Names Howard Israel, D.D.S., Vice Dean for Academic Affairs 

The Touro College of Dental Medicine (TouroCDM) at New York Medical College has appointed Howard Israel, D.D.S., as the school's first vice dean for academic affairs, with responsibility for the academic program and accreditation compliance of TouroCDM, including oversight of a coordinated curriculum management process to ensure TouroCDM's student dentists are well-equipped for the future of dentistry. Dr. Israel previously served as professor of clinical surgery and director of research at Weill Cornell Medical College and professor of clinical dentistry at Columbia University College of Dental Medicine. Read the full article on Dr. Israel.

Touro College of Dental Medicine and the Westchester Institute for Human Development Sign Academic Affiliation Agreement 

The Touro College of Dental Medicine (TouroCDM) at New York Medical College and the Westchester Institute for Human Development (WIHD) have entered into an academic affiliation designating WIHD as a teaching site for TouroCDM students. Dental students will conduct weekly rotations in WIHD's Dental Center, which provides oral health care to more than 4,000 adults and children with special needs each year throughout the Hudson Valley. Students will assist WIHD's Dental Center in the provision of care at its facility in Cedarwood Hall on the Valhalla campus and in WIHD's mobile dental van that travels throughout the region. Students will also observe oral procedures conducted under general anesthesia in the operating room at Westchester Medical Center Health Network's MidHudson Regional Hospital. Read the full article on the TouroCDM and WIHD affiliation.

IN THE NEWS

New York Medical College Leadership News

WAG Magazine - 1/1/2019
Alan Kadish, M.D., president 

WAG Magazine - 1/1/2019 
Edward C. Halperin, M.D., M.A., chancellor and chief executive officer

Faculty News

The Daily Voice - January 2019
Craig H. Zalvan, M.D., associate professor of clinical otolaryngology

KevinMD - 12/22/2018 
Traci A. Furbert-Gardner, M.D., clinical assistant professor of pediatrics 

Drugs.com - 12/21/2018 
Leslie L. Citrome, M.D., M.P.H., clinical professor of psychiatry & behavioral sciences 

Check Rare - December 2018 
Mitchell S. Cairo, M.D., professor of pediatrics, division of pediatric hematology, oncology and stem cell transplantation, and professor of medicine, pathology, microbiology and immunology, and cell biology and anatomy

BioInc@NYMC News

Westfair Online - 12/26/2018
Deborah Novick, director of BioInc@NYMC

Pharmacy Choice - 12/21/2018 
Deborah Novick, director of BioInc@NYMC

Med Device Online - 12/17/2018
Deborah Novick, director of BioInc@NYMC

Touro College of Dental Medicine at New York Medical College News

Medical Health News - 1/2/2019
Adam Gadbois, TouroCDM third-year student

Affiliate News

Becker's Hospital - 12/21/2018 
NYC Heath + Hospitals/Metropolitan

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EVENTS ON THE NYMC CALENDAR

Tuesday, January 8
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Grand Rounds
11:00 a.m.
Wednesday, January 9
Department of Surgery Grand Rounds
8:30 a.m.
Department of Neurosurgery Grand Rounds
8:30 a.m.
Department of Medicine Grand Rounds
12:00 p.m.
Monday, January 14
Department of Ophthalmology Grand Rounds
5:30 p.m.
Tuesday, January 15
Center for Disaster Medicine Symposium
8:00 a.m.
Wednesday, January 16
Department of Pediatrics Grand Rounds
8:00 a.m.
Department of Surgery Grand Rounds
8:30 a.m.
Department of Pharmacology Seminar
11:00 a.m.
Department of Medicine Grand Rounds
12:00 p.m.
Monday, January 21
NYMC Closed: Martin Luther King Jr. Day
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