Week of May 23, 2016
NYMC Unveils New Radiology Suite and Anatomage Table

On May 16, NYMC celebrated the dedication of the new Radiology Suite and Anatomage Table, located in the Basic Sciences Building, next to the Health Sciences Library. It features state-of-the-art tools and modalities that allow for the virtual study of anatomy. Hosted by Susan Rachlin, M.D., associate professor of clinical radiology and associate dean for student affairs, and Matthew Pravetz, O.F.M., Ph.D. '88, associate professor of cell biology and anatomy and course director in gross anatomy, the event included an overview of the facility's equipment and a demonstration of the interactive human dissection table. "This dedicated space and extraordinary equipment is providing us with new means to reinforce and advance our students' anatomy education and help them remember and use what they learned in their first-year gross anatomy study," said Dr. Rachlin. View the Radiology Suite and Anatomage Table Dedication photo gallery here. Read more...

Employees' Years of Service Highlighted at Annual Recognition

It was an unusually chilly morning on May 16 but warm spirits and collegiality filled the tent at the Employee Recognition Program hosted by the Department of Human Resources. The breakfast celebration recognized NYMC employees of who marked anniversaries of five-year increments from five to 50 during the calendar year. Retirees were welcomed back to campus and honorees hitting the 25-year mark were inducted into the Quarter Century Club with a special proclamation. View the Employee Recognition photo gallery hereRead more...

Class of 2019 Honors Their "First Patients" at the 28th Annual Convocation of Thanks

One of the first rites of passage undertaken by medical students is the study of gross anatomy - a milestone to becoming a physician made possible by the donors who selflessly bequeathed their bodies to New York Medical College for the study of anatomy. This year's 28th Annual Convocation of Thanks, held on May 13, was an opportunity for medical students in the Class of 2019 to humbly express their infinite and heartfelt gratitude for those donors whom they affectionately and respectfully refer to as their "first patients." It was standing room only in Nevins Auditorium filled with families and friends of the donors. View the Convocation of Thanks photo gallery here. Read more...

SHSP Dean's Lecture Focuses on Maternal and Neonatal Health

On May 12, Robert W. Amler, M.D., M.B.A., left, dean of the School of Health Sciences and Practice and vice president for government affairs, hosted a special Dean's Lecture, "Maternal and Neonatal Health and Birthing Kit Foundation - Australia" presented by Joy O'Hazy, MBBS, center, an Australian trained obstetrician-gynecologist who works to improve and increase access to clean, healthy birthing conditions around the world. Dr. O'Hazy was introduced to NYMC by School of Health Sciences and Practice (SHSP) alumna, Karel R. Amaranth, M.P.H. '12, who has dedicated her professional life to the health and well-being of women and children. Read more...


New York Medical College News

DOTmed - 5/13/2016 
New York Medical College Internal Medicine Residency Program at St. Michael's Medical Center 
Joseph R. DePasquale, M.D., M.H.C.D.S., assistant professor of clinical medicine 
Faculty News

HealthDay - 5/19/2016 
Matthew W. Lorber, M.D., M.P.A., clinical assistant professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences 

Westchester Family - 5/18/2016 
Gustavo Stringel, M.D., professor of surgery 

NPR - 5/18/2016 
Stuart A. Newman, Ph.D., professor of cell biology and anatomy

India West - 5/18/2016
Samala R. Swamy, M.D., Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine

The Courier - 5/17/2016 
Devon K. Addonizio, M.D., Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences

Touro College of Dental Medicine at the New York Medical College News 

Columbia Daily Tribune - 5/14/2016 
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Monday, May 23
157th Commencement Ceremony 5:00 p.m. 
Tuesday, May 24
Department of Psychiatry Grand Rounds 11:00 a.m. 
Wednesday, May 25
Department of Surgery Grand Rounds 8:30 a.m.
Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases Grand Rounds
9:00 a.m.
Department of Microbiology and Immunology Seminar
12:00 p.m.
Touro Graduate School of Education Master of Science in Biology Education Information Session
5:00 p.m. 
157th Commencement Exercises

Monday, May 23
5:00 p.m.
Carnegie  Hall
881 Seventh Avenue
(at 57th Street)
New York, NY  10019  
Commencement Speaker
Steven A.
Wartman, M.D., Ph.D.

President and Chief Executive Officer of the Association of Academic Health Centers and the Association of Academic Health Centers International
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