Week of March 13, 2017
School of Medicine Hosts Leadership Retreat 

D. Douglas Miller, M.D., C.M., M.B.A.
, left, dean of the School of Medicine, hosted a School of Medicine Leadership Retreat, "Engagement and Innovation-Organizational Transformation Essentials," on March 7 for department chairs, faculty members, administration and affiliated teaching hospital administrators. The interactive retreat featured guest speakers, from left: Brian Frederiksen, M.B.A., M.Eng., Global Leader Strategic Partnerships and Channels, IBM Watson Health Group, who presented "Is Personal Transformation Necessary for Healthcare Transformation?; Karen Fisher, J.D., chief public policy officer, American Association of Medical Colleges, who presented "What Does a Trump Administration Mean to Academic Medicine?"; and David A. Williams, M.D., chief scientific officer, Boston Children's Hospital, who presented "Translating Science into Care in the Hospital-Is Precision Medicine Coming?"

The 21st Annual Medical Student Research Forum Boasts Broad Range of Student Scientific Investigations 

The 21st Annual Medical Student Research Forum held on March 6 featured a record-breaking number of student submissions. Despite being rescheduled due to a snowstorm, more than 50 poster presentations overflowed from the Medical Education Center lobby and lined the hallway of the Basic Sciences Building, followed by five oral presentations. View the photo gallery here. Read more...

Department of Cell Biology and Anatomy Hosts Annual Research Forum 

The Department of Cell Biology and Anatomy hosted its annual research forum on March 8. Six graduate students and two post-doctoral fellows gave presentations followed by a five-minute question and comment period from a panel of judges comprised of Nicholas R. Ferreri, Ph.D., professor of pharmacology, Christopher S. Leonard, Ph.D., professor of physiology, and Esther Sabban, Ph.D., professor of biochemistry and molecular biology. Joseph D. Etlinger, Ph.D., standing far left, professor and chairman of the Department of Cell Biology and Anatomy, and Victor A. Fried, Ph.D., standing far right, professor of cell biology and anatomy, pathology and graduate program director, joined the presenters. Read more...

Health Sciences Library Hosts Improving Women's Lives Display  

The Health Sciences Library is currently hosting a special exhibit produced by the National Library of Medicine, "Confronting Violence: Improving Women's Lives." The exhibit explores images, manuscripts and records that tell the stories of the nurses who witnessed the effects of domestic violence and campaigned for change, and will be on display through April 21. Padmini Murthy, M.D., M.P.H., M.S., M.Phil., CHES, professor of public health practice and global health director in the School of Health Sciences and Practice and clinical assistant professor of family and community medicine in the School of Medicine, will give a special presentation on violence against women on Tuesday, March 21 at 4:00 p.m., followed by a light reception. 

The exhibit will be on display: 
  • March 13 - March 26: Basic Sciences Building 
  • March 27 - April 8: School of Health Sciences and Practice Building 
  • April 9 - April 21: Skyline Building

Faculty News

Tulsa World - 3/10/2017
Shetal I. Shah, M.D., professor of pediatrics
Heather L. Brumberg, M.D., M.P.H., associate professor of pediatrics

Zocdoc - 1/30/2017 
Howard J. Luks, M.D., assistant professor of orthopaedic surgery and assistant professor of medicine

Affiliate News

TWC News - 3/6/2017
Open Door Family Medical Centers
Lindsay C. Farrell, M.B.A., President and CEO of Open Door Family Medical Centers and Instructor of Family and Community Medicine

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Monday, March 13
Department of Anesthesiology Grand Rounds
6:45 a.m. 
Wednesday, March 15
Department of Pediatrics Grand Rounds
8:00 a.m.
Department of Pediatrics, Division of  Gastroenterology 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, Division of Internal Medicine Grand Rounds
12:00 p.m. 
Department of Cell Biology and Anatomy Seminar
2:00 p.m.
Friday, March 17
School of Medicine Match Day
11:00 a.m. 

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School of Medicine

Match Day

Friday, March 17
11:30 a.m.
MEC Lobby

Come and support the Class of 2017 as they learn where they match at residency programs. 

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Women's Heart Health 

Heart Health:What's Every Woman Needs to Know

Monday, March 20
7 Dana Road

D. Douglas Miller, M.D., C.M., M.B.A., dean of the School of Medicine

 Tanya Dutta, M.D., assistant professor of medicine

Patrick W. Thomas, M.D., M.B.A., FAAC, board president, Putnam County American Heart Association

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29th Graduate Student Research Forum Keynote Presentation

Hepatitis C: From Discovery to Cure
Wednesday, March 22 
3:45 p.m. 
MEC Nevins 

Charles Rice, Ph.D.  
Director, Laboratory of Virology and Infectious Disease Rockefeller University

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Town Hall Meeting


Tuesday, March 28
Nevins Auditorium (MEC) 
Session 1:  2:00 - 3:00 p.m. 
Session 2:  4:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Join Edward C. Halperin, M.D., M.A., chancellor and chief executive officer, for a State of the College update, followed by a Q&A session. 
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A cappella Invitational  


Wednesday, March 29
6:30 p.m.
Cooke Auditorium 

Join us for a night of musical performances hosted by the Arrhythmias, the Chromatic Scalers and the Borborygmi Bells.

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Third Annual 

At Crossroads: Healthcare and Technology in our Future

Friday, March 31
8:00 a.m.

Keynote: Artificial Intelligence in Medicine - Rise of the Machines?

D. Douglas Miller, M.D., C.M., M.B.A., dean of the School of Medicine

Join the NYMC community as we learn about the inter-disciplinary influence of medicine, public health, and technology from experts in every field.

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