Week of May 29, 2018

Class of 2018 Celebrates Commencement Day

After years of dedication, sacrifice and unyielding efforts, the New York Medical College (NYMC) Class of 2018 enjoyed the fruits of their labor at 159th Commencement exercises on May 23 at Carnegie Hall, where families and friends packed the house for the momentous occasion. The College awarded 213 doctor of medicine degrees (M.D.), 40 doctor of physical therapy (D.P.T.) degrees, 16 doctor of philosophy (Ph.D.) degrees, 81 master of science (M.S.) degrees, 91 master of public health (M.P.H.) degrees and 4 doctor of public health (Dr.P.H.) degrees. The pomp and circumstance of Commencement was preceded by an eventful day of award ceremonies for the School of Medicine, the Graduate School of Basic Medical Sciences and the School of Health Sciences and Practice.  Read the full article .

NYMC Hosts 5th Annual Drs. Gabor and Harriette Kaley Endowed Lectureship 

The Fifth Annual Drs. Gabor and Harriette Kaley Endowed Lectureship held on May 24 honored the memory of Gabor Kaley, Ph.D., who served as chairman of the Department of Physiology for 37 years.  Akos Koller, M.D., Ph.D.,  second from left, chairman, Scientific Council Institute of Natural Sciences, University of Physical Education, Budapest, Department of Neurosurgery, University of Pécs, adjunct professor of physiology at New York Medical College and a mentee and longtime colleague and friend of Dr. Gabor, was welcomed as this year's guest lecturer. He presented "Alzheimer's Disease: Failure of Autoregulation of the Cerebral Circulation?"  Read the full article.

NYMC Community Turns Out to Express Appreciation for Employee Dedication 

The New York Medical College community filled the tent as a collective gesture of appreciation for the years of service provided by their colleagues. The 30th Annual Employee Recognition Breakfast, hosted by the Office of Human Resources, celebrated those employees who were marking five-year work milestones, from five through 50-years of service. Kicking things off,
Edward C. Halperin, M.D., M.A., left, chancellor and chief executive officer, spoke of one vision and mission to educate the next generation of health care professionals, saying this shared passion becomes the ties that bind all New York Medical College employees together, turning individuals into one cohesive community. 
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Office of Medical Education Hosts Annual Preceptor Appreciation Banquet 

The Office of Medical Education paid tribute to the volunteer faculty who serve as preceptors and seminar leaders in the Foundations of Clinical Medicine course at the Annual Preceptor Appreciation and Awards Banquet on May 15. Honorees were recognized for 5-, 10-, 15-, 20-, 25- and 30-years of service providing medical students with one of their first and most impressionable clinical experiences, serving as role models and teaching history taking, performing a physical exam, the doctor-patient relationship, clinical reasoning, humanism, professionalism, health promotion and disease prevention.  Read the full article.

Faculty News

Daily Freeman News - 5/19/2018
Rifat Latifi, M.D., professor of surgery

The Daily Star - 5/23/2018
Fabio O. Danisi, M.D., assistant professor of neurology 

Health Technology Net - 5/24/2018
 Rudolph F. Taddonio, M.D. '71, clinical professor of orthopaedic surgery and neurosurgery

Mommy Poppins - 5/24/2018
Touro College of Dental Medicine at New York Medical College

Touro College of Dental Medicine at New York Medical College News

Mommy Poppins - 5/24/2018

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Tuesday, May 29
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Grand Rounds
11:00 a.m.
Wednesday, May 30
Department of Pediatrics Grand Rounds
8:00 a.m.
Second Annual Dr. John L. Madden Lecture
8:30 a.m.
Department of Medicine Grand Rounds 
12:00 p.m.
Friday, June 1
A Reception in Honor and Memory of Saverio Bentivegna, M.D. '50
2:00 p.m.

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2nd Annual Dr. John L. Madden Lecture 

"Understanding rectal cancer beyond TMN stages"

Roberto Bergamaschi, M.D., Ph.D.
Chief, Colorectal Surgery
Westchester Medical Center

Wednesday, May 30
8:30 a.m.
Taylor Pavilion Conference Center 

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A Reception in Honor and Memory of Saverio Bentivegna, M.D. '50

Friday, June 1
2:00 pm
 Alumni House 

Registration is required. 
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Touro College of Dental Medicine at New York Medcial College

Golf  Championship

Monday, June 4
Willow Ridge Country Club
Harrison, NY

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Bench-to-Bedside Seminar Series 

Network Medicine: An Approach to the Definition, Diagnosis, and Therapy of Disease in the Era of Precision Medicine 

Joseph Loscalzo, M.D., Ph.D., Hersey Professor of the Theory and Practice of Medicine, Chairman of the Department of Medicine and Physician-in-Chief, Brigham and Women's Hospital 

Wednesday, June 20
5:30 p.m. 
MFCH Conference Room B 

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Interested in Interviewing Applicants to the School of Medicine? 

The School of Medicine Office of Admissions is seeking clinicians, faculty, staff and community members from the Westchester and greater New York metro area to serve as interviewers for the 2018-19 interview season. 

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Global Bioethics, Human Rights & Public Policy

July 23 - August 3

Global Bioethics Initiative, in collaboration with NYMC and the Bohemian Benevolent and Literary Association, invite students and professionals worldwide to attend the International Bioethics Summer School hosted by the Bohemian National Hall.

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