Week of April 25, 2016
It's Official: Touro College of Dental Medicine at New York Medical College Set to Open This Fall

This week, New York State Board of Regents approval was received to establish the Touro College of Dental Medicine (TCDM) at New York Medical College at 19 Skyline Drive. Accreditation by the American Dental Association was received earlier this year. The TCDM will include a four-year pre-doctoral program for students and a continuing education program for practicing dentists. It will be the first new dental school in nearly 50 years in New York State. Enrollment is expected to be approximately 110 students in the first class and when at full capacity, the school will include approximately 440 students. The TCDM will house a 132-chair community denta l clinic focused on providing affordable and quality treatment to patients in local underserved communities.  Read more...

Sonia A. Velez, M.D., J.D., Is Named Interim Chair of the Department of Family and Community Medicine

Sonia A. Velez, M.D., J.D.
, assistant professor of family and community medicine, has been appointed interim chair of the Department of Family and Community Medicine. She completed the family medicine residency program at Saint Joseph's Medical Center in Yonkers, N.Y., where she served as a chief resident in her final year. She joined the NYMC faculty in 1998  and became the family medicine residency program director in 2006. She holds a special interest in women's health and health law. 

"Over the past twenty years my dedication to academic family medicine has allowed me to appreciate the accomplishments, struggles and challenges that currently confront the discipline. These are national, regional and local concerns that require a leader proficient in strategic planning, managing change, complex financial balancing, command of the institutional culture and collaboration with external partners," said Dr. Velez. "I am committed to being part of the changes needed to help the discipline flourish."

Lectureship Honors the Late Gabor Kaley, Ph.D.

The Third Annual Drs. Gabor and Harriette Kaley Endowed Lectureship held on April 14 welcomed a host of faculty including several professors emeriti, students and staff, to Chouake Auditorium to honor the memory of Gabor Kaley, Ph.D., who served on the NYMC faculty for 43 years. When he stepped down from his post as chairman in 2007, after 37 years, Dr. Kaley was the longest sitting chair of physiology in the nation. He died in 2011 at the age of 85. View the photo gallery here. Read more...


New York Medical College Leadership News

Fox News & Business -  4/19/2016 
Alan Kadish, M.D., president

New York Medical College News

The Business Journal - 4/20/2016

Patch.com (all editions) - 4/20/2016 

Faculty News

Parents.com - 4/17/2016
Monique M. Regard, M.D., Assistant Professor of Clinical Obstetrics and Gynecology

Student News

The Journal News (Lohud.com) - 4/17/2016
Alexandre West, School of Medicine Class of 2015

Affiliate News

Northwell Health takes steps to bail out ailing Brooklyn hospitals
Crain's New York Business - 4/20/2016
Brookdale University Hospital and Medical Center

Touro College of Dental Medicine at New York Medical College News
The Business Journal - 4/21/2016 
Alan Kadish, M.D., president 
Edward C. Halperin, M.D., M.A., chancellor and CEO 

Dentistry Today - 4/21/2016 
Alan Kadish, M.D., president 
Edward C. Halperin, M.D., M.A., chancellor and CEO 

MidHudsonNews.com - 4/21/2016
Alan Kadish, M.D., president

Health News Digest - 4/19/2016
Alan Kadish, M.D., president
Edward C. Halperin, M.D., M.A., chancellor and CEO 

ADA News - 4/20/2016 
Alan Kadish, M.D., president

Patch.com (all editions) - 4/20/2016 
Alan Kadish, M.D., president 
Edward C. Halperin, M.D., M.A., chancellor and CEO

For General Information
Daily Voice - 4/17/2016
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Tuesday, April 26
Department of Psychiatry Grand Rounds
11:00 a.m. 
Department of Environmental Health Science Capstone Presentation
6:00 p.m.
Department of Health Policy and Management Capstone Presentations 7:15 p.m.
Wednesday, April 27
Department of Surgery Grand Rounds
8:30 a.m.
Department of Epidemiology and Community Health Capstone Presentations 5:30 p.m.
Friday, April 29
Doc's Cafe (closed for Passover; re-opens on May 1, 2016)
All Day
Passover Holiday (NYMC closed)
All Day
  Doc's Cafe

Passover Hours

Please note that t he
Café be will closed on
April 22 - May 1, 2016.

Will re-open on Monday, May 2 for regular business with li
mited food.

Breakfast and lunch catering may be limited. If you do have any catering needs for Monday, May 2, please contact   Todd Kurtis   as soon as possible. 

Town Hall Meeting

Tuesday, May 3
3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Nevins Auditorium

 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.

School of Health  Sciences and Practice (SHSP)

Fourth Annual Research & Scholarship Day

Tuesday, May 3
4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
MEC Lobby

Students, faculty and staff members will present innovative health projects and scholarly activities in research, teaching, and the integration and application of research and theory to professional service and practice.

Click here for more information.  

Holocaust Remembrance Day

Wednesday, May 4
5:00 p.m.
Nevins Auditorium 

An evening of discourse and reflection as we observe Yom HaShoah, Holocaust Remembrance Day, with a thought-provoking program.

The Yom HaShoah presentation will be followed by student and audience contributions, a closing prayer and light refreshments.

Click here for more information and to RSVP.

Holocaust Yom HaShoah Lecture

Thursday, May 5
5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Skyline Auditorium 
Ground Floor 

Recovering Nazi Looted Art "The Last Prisoners of the Shoah" Yom HaShoah Lecture

Click here   for more information and to RSVP.


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