Week of May 1, 2017
AOA Iota Chapter Celebrates Annual Lecture and Induction Banquet

The New York Iota chapter of Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA), the national medical honor society, hosted its annual visiting professor lecture, banquet and induction ceremony on April 25 at 19 Skyline Drive. D. Douglas Miller, M.D., C.M., M.B.A., left, dean of the School of Medicine, and William H. Frishman, M.D., the Barbara and William Rosenthal Professor and Chairman of the Department of Medicine, professor of pharmacology and councilor of the Iota chapter, welcomed keynote speaker Kimberly Manning, M.D., associate professor of medicine, director, Distinction in Teaching and Leadership at the Emory University School of Medicine. View the photo gallery here. Read more...

D.P.T. Class of 2017 Celebrates at Thirteenth Annual Doctoral Project Presentation Day

Candidates for the degree doctorate of physical therapy (D.P.T.) in the School of Health Sciences and Practice, took one step closer to graduation on April 20 when they presented their research projects at the Thirteenth Annual Doctoral Project Presentation Day. Groups of students presented 11 platform presentations on their work on issues in one of three areas germane to physical therapy: clinical research, education, or service. Breathing a collective sigh of relief after completing the graduation requisite, the D.P.T. Class of 2017 listened to keynote speaker Marilyn Moffat, P.T., D.P.T., Ph.D., D.Sc. (hon), GCS, CSCS, CEEAA, FAPTA, professor of physical therapy at the NYU Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development, who presented "Prevention and Management of Non-communicable Diseases: The Role of Physical Therapists." Dr. Moffat, a practitioner, teacher, consultant and author, is a recognized leader in physical therapy in the United States and internationally, and served a six-year term as president of the American Physical Therapy Association. Here's a look at the doctoral projects of the D.P.T. Class of 2017. View the photo gallery here. Read more...

NYMC Reflects on Yom Hashoah

New York Medical College observed Yom Hashoah, Holocaust Remembrance Day, on April 24 with an evening talk, "The Central Role of Neuroscientists under National Socialism: Links to the Holocaust and Medical Ethics," presented by guest speaker Lawrence A. Zeidman, M.D., far left, associate professor, University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago, director, AANEM-accredited EMG Laboratory, director, Neuropathies and Nerve Injuries Multidisciplinary, clinic director, Clinical Neurophysiology Fellowship, University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago Department of Neurology and Rehabilitation. Dr. Zeidman has a keen interest in the history and ethics of neurology, especially during World War II, and has published numerous articles on the ethical issues involved in that era that have an impact on modern day neurology. From left: Edward C. Halperin, M.D., M.A., chancellor and chief executive officer; Anne Bayefsky, M.A., M.L.H., director, Touro Institute on Human Rights and the Holocaust; and Rabbi Moshe D. Krupka, M.S., executive vice president, Touro College and University System, who also spoke at the event.

AMWA presents 2017 Gender Equity Faculty Award to Susan Rachlin, M.D.

The NYMC chapter of the American Medical Women's Association (AMWA) honored Susan Rachlin, M.D., center, associate dean for student affairs, School of Medicine, advisory house dean and associate professor of clinical radiology, with the 2017 Gender Equity Faculty Award at a ceremony held on April 26 in the cafeteria. The annual award recognizes a faculty member for promoting a gender-fair environment for the education and training of women physicians, and to assure equal opportunities for women and men to study and practice medicine. NYMC AMWA co-presidents Roya Yavari, left, and Nam Lee, members of the School of Medicine Class of 2019, presented the award, calling Dr. Rachlin a "role model" and "inspiration" for her efforts to promote inclusion and gender equity at NYMC.

Turkeys Return to Campus

Two turkey sculptures that once stood guard on the stone pillars in front of Sunshine Cottage when it was a pediatric tuberculosis sanatorium have returned to campus. The newly refurbished statues, part of a campus-wide effort to restore NYMC's historical treasures, adorn the walkway connecting the Medical Education Center driveway to the Alumni House.

Randi D. Schwartz, M.B.A., second from right, director of BioInc@NYMC and associate dean for academic administration, School of Medicine, moderated an Entrepreneurs Breakfast Forum hosted by BioInc@NYMC on April 21. The panelists, from left, were: Susie Cheng, Ph.D., J.D., partner, Leason Ellis, LLP; David Hoffman, founder, Search Smart Marketing, and Les Neumann, managing director, iCANny.


New York Medical College Leadership News

ABC World News Tonight with David Muir - 4/27/2017
Robert W. Amler, M.D., M.B.A., dean of the School of Health Sciences and Practice and vice president for government affairs 

Faculty News

Runner's World - 4/27/2017
Referring to research done by Susan L. Ronan, P.T., D.P.T., P.C.S., assistant professor of clinical physical therapy and Janet P. Dolot, P.T., D.P.T., Dr.P.H., OCS, assistant professor of clinical physical therapy

PR360 - 4/26/2017
Kutluk Oktay, M.D., professor of obstetrics and gynecology, cell biology and anatomy, medicine and pathology

Patch.com - 4/25/2017
Amy Ansehl, D.N.P., FNP- BC, assistant dean, associate professor of public health practice and executive director of the Partnership for a Healthy Population 

Fox 5 - 4/25/2017
Matthew Lorber, M.D., M.P.A., clinical assistant professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences

Westfair Online - 4/24/2017 
Andrew W. Grose, M.D., assistant professor of orthopaedic surgery 
Howard J. Luks, M.D., assistant professor of orthopaedic surgery 
Daniel Zelazny, M.D., assistant professor of orthopaedic surgery 
Jeremy Mangion, M.D., instructor of orthopaedic surgery 
John Galeno, M.D., assistant professor of clinical orthopaedic surgery 
David E. Asprinio, M.D., professor of clinical orthopaedic surgery and chairman of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery 
Richard Magill, M.D., assistant professor of orthopaedic surgery 
Damon DelBello, M.D., assistant professor of clinical orthopaedic surgery

Westchestergov.com - 4/21/2017 
Marcia J. Nackenson, M.D., clinical associate professor of pediatrics 

The Journal News - 4/21/2017 
Mitchell S. Cairo, M.D., professor of pediatrics, medicine, pathology, microbiology and immunology, and cell biology and anatomy

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Monday, May 1
4th Annual Gabor and Harriette Kaley Endowed Lectureship
11:00 a.m.
Tuesday, May 2
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Grand Rounds
11:00 a.m.
Wednesday, May 3
Department of Pediatrics Grand Rounds
8:00 a.m.
Department of Medicine, 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 Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Seminar
12:00 p.m. 
Friday, May 5
Department of Neurosurgery Grand Rounds
11:00 a.m.

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4th Annual Gabor and Harriette Kaley Endowed Lectureship

Cardiac Energy Turnover in Health and Disease

Fabio A. Recchia, M.D., Ph.D., p rofessor of physiology, Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna, Pisa, Italy, adjunct professor of physiology, Department of Physiology, Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA

Monday, May 1
11:00 a.m.
Chouake Auditorium

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Department of Family and Community Medicine

Research Day

Wednesday, May 10
3:00 p.m.
19 Skyline Drive
Ground Floor

Neil S. Calman, M.D. Professor and System Chair The Mount Sinai Hospital New York, New York
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5th Annual Research and Scholarship Day

in collaboration with Alpha Eta and Delta Omega Honor Societies

Thursday, May 11
4:30 p.m.
7 Dana Road

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School of Medicine

Convocation of Thanks

Friday, May 12
1:00 p.m.
Nevins Auditorium (MEC)

Class of 2020 will conduct the 29th Annual Memorial Service

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Human Resources

Employee Recognition

Tuesday, May 16
9:00 a.m.
19 Skyline Drive
Ground Floor Dining Area
(New Venue)

The NYMC community is invited to join this breakfast celebration to honor employees with 5, 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, 35, 40, 45 and 50 Years of Service.

Due to limited space, the event will be live streamed.

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Office of Undergraduate Medical Education 

Does Artificial Intelligence Inform Critical Thinking Skills in Medicine?

Thursday, May 18
5:00 p.m.
7 Dana Road
Clinical Skills and Simulation Center

Presented by: 

D. Douglas Miller, M.D., C.M., M.B.A., d ean, School of Medicine

Guest Speakers:  Kume Mekuria and  Michael Faille,  IBM Watson Interns

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Founder's Dinner

Sunday, September 17
5:00 p.m.
DoubleTree Hilton
Tarrytown, NY

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