Week of August 3, 2020
NYMC Welcomes Newest Cohort of Medical Students

It was not the traditional start to medical school, but the New York Medical College community welcomed the School of Medicine (SOM) Class of 2024 with virtual arms and physical distancing for "Transition to Medical School" during the week of July 27. The SOM Office of Student Affairs spared no effort to prepare the SOM Class of 2024 for their journey to becoming skilled compassionate physicians--organizing online activities, live and pre-recorded Zoom presentations, and in-person physically distanced meetings with house advisory deans under the tent on campus. Sessions on physical and mental health and wellness, professionalism, financial aid, career planning, diversity and inclusion, research opportunities and interprofessionalism, as well as student-led sessions aimed at providing an insider's glimpse of medical student life, provided the tools for the SOM Class of 2024 to succeed during the next four years of their medical education. Read the full article on the SOM Class of 2024 and view the photo gallery.
eCampus Offers Affordable Course Materials for NYMC 

New York Medical College (NYMC) is partnered with eCampus, a virtual bookstore offering a customized solution for increased access to affordable course materials. eCampus serves NYMC faculty with an online adoption tool to streamline the entire book adoption process, improve efficiencies and choose best-fit content from more than 10 million titles, regardless of publisher or platform. "We encourage all faculty members to use the eCampus Faculty Adoption Form, an intuitive interface with step-by-step guides to research, compare real-time pricing and adopt course materials," said Maribel Giraldo, M.S., assistant director of procurement services.
Padmini Murthy, M.D., M.P.H., M.S., M.Phil., CHES, professor of public health and global health director and clinical assistant professor of family and community medicine, was honored with the award for "Iconic Women Creating a Better World for All" at the Women Economic Forum in Bangalore, India on July 25-26.
Monday, August 3, 2020  |  5:30 p.m.  |  RSVP here

Students from all of the schools on the New York Medical College (NYMC) campus are invited to join Edward C. Halperin, M.D., M.A., Chancellor and CEO, NYMC; Rabbi Moshe Krupka, M.S., Executive Vice President, Touro College and University System; Marc M. Silverman, M.D., Instructor of Orthopaedic Surgery and other members of the College Community, for a discussion on Jewish life on campus.
Wednesday, August 12, 2020  |  2:00 p.m.  |  Zoom

Join the NYMC and TCDM leadership for a State of the Campus update. All students, faculty and employees are welcome.
August 19, 2020  |  5:00 p.m.  |  RSVP here

The ability to find one's voice through written words can be profoundly therapeutic and empowering. This workshop teaches the art of op-ed and personal essay writing as an avenue for NYMC students to find their voice, instigate dialogue, inform, influence and persuade. This workshop will provide a basic understanding of the recipe for a good op-ed.
October 21, 2020  |  5:30 p.m.  |  Virtual

The Founder's Dinner is NYMC's signature, annual fundraising event. This year, due to the COVID-19 pandemic hundreds of academic, health care, business and community leaders will come together virtually to celebrate the College's proud history and promising future, and to honor distinguished community leaders for their impactful and transformative achievements.
SOM Seeks MMI Interviewers

The School of Medicine Office of Admissions is seeking interviewers for the Multiple Mini-Interview (MMI) 2020-21 interview season.
The Lyme Disease Diagnostic Center at  19 Bradhurst Avenue is now open by appointment only  on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday evenings from 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. 

Call (914) 493-7177 to make an appointment or call (914) 493-TICK for additional information.
NYMC Family Health Center  offers virtual doctor visits.

Call today to schedule  your virtual  appointment at (914) 828-0435 .
Adam E. Block, Ph.D., assistant professor of public health, and his wife, Lauren Block, M.D., M.P.H., a primary care physician at Northwell Health and an associate professor at the Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell, have written a second free e-book,  Kelly Goes Back to School: More Science on Coronavirus  to help families transition back to school. Their first book Kelly Stays Home: The Science of the Coronavirus, has been downloaded more than 13,000 times.


Monday, August 3
5:30 p.m.
Jewish Life on Campus
Wednesday, August 5
4:00 p.m.
SOM Branch House Advisory Dean Meeting
Friday, August 7 
GSBMS Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) New Student Orientation
Monday, August 10- Thursday, August 27  Times listed
on calendar
A Series of Virtual SOM Alumni Reunions
Wednesday, August 12
2:00 p.m.
Virtual Town Hall Meeting
Friday, August 14
GSBMS Master of Science (M.S.) New Student Orientation
Wednesday, August 19
5:00 p.m.
Student Writing Workshop: The Craft of Op-Ed Writing

New York Medical College Leadership News

Westfair Online - 7/25/2020
Edward C. Halperin, M.D., M.A., chancellor and chief executive officer 

The Wall Street Journal - 7/25/2020
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

The National Law Review - 7/31/2020
Ira J. Bedzow, Ph.D., associate professor of medicine and director of the Biomedical Ethics and Humanities Program

Fact Check - 7/28/2020
Neil W. Schluger, M.D., the Barbara and William Rosenthal Chair of the Department of Medicine

Men's Health - 7/29/2020
Neil W. Schluger, M.D., the Barbara and William Rosenthal Chair of the Department of Medicine

AMWA - 7/24/2020
Padmini Murthy, M.D., M.P.H., M.S., M.Phil., CHES, professor of public health and global health director and clinical assistant professor of family and community medicine 
Vikas Grover, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, assistant professor of speech-language pathology

Student News

In Training - 7/24/2020
Genista Adonai Sebastian, School of Medicine Class of 2022

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