Week of September 9, 2019

Humayun Islam, M.D., Ph.D., Is Named Interim Chair of the Department of Pathology

Humayun Islam, M.D., Ph.D., clinical professor of pathology, has been appointed interim chair of the Department of Pathology, effective September 1. He has also been appointed interim director of the Department of Pathology at Westchester Medical Center (WMC). Dr. Islam has been an active member of the New York Medical College (NYMC) community since 2005, serving as the residency program director for the Department of Pathology, a member of the NYMC Committee for the Protection of Human Subjects Oncology Panel, a member of the Graduate Medical Education Executive Committee, as well as an advisor, educator and mentor to students. Dr. Islam most recently served as chief of anatomic pathology and medical director for hematopathology.

Jennifer Lindelof Starts Second Term as SOM Student Senate President

Jennifer Lindelof is beginning her fourth year of medical school with two unique distinctions: she is New York Medical College's (NYMC) first School of Medicine (SOM) Student Senate president on record to serve two terms, and she was just named Westchester County Business Journal's (WCBJ) 2019 Promise of the Future recipient. The Promise of the Future Award recognizes her superior leadership capabilities and impressive commitment to serving her community and is part of the WCBJ's annual Doctors of Distinction awards which seek to recognize excellence in Westchester medicine.

NYMC Remembers 9/11

On the eighteenth anniversary of the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, New York Medical College (NYMC) unveils and dedicates a poster display describing the events of that tragic day and the actions of NYMC's medical students, residents and faculty who answered the call for help at Ground Zero. Dedicated to "all those that died, those who served and those that carry on," the poster is on display in the Medical Education Center hallway.

The Skyline Food Kiosk Is Now Open

Food and drink are now available at the new kiosk on the ground floor lobby of 19 Skyline Drive. Students, staff and visitors can choose from hot and cold beverages, grab-and-go salads and sandwiches, snacks and fresh fruit. The kiosk is open Monday through Thursday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and on Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. "We know there was a need for food services in Skyline and I am pleased that we are able to fill that need," said Vilma Bordonaro, M.B.A., chief of staff. "As time goes on, we will see what is working and what is not and we will build our offerings upon that." 

Proceeds from the world premiere of the Rodgers and Hammerstein 1956 film adaptation of Carousel, starring Shirley Jones, were donated to New York Medical College?

Producer Spyros Skouras, president of Twentieth Century Fox, was a trustee of the College and chair of the College's Building and Development Fund.
Tuesday, September 17, 2019
5:30pm - 6:30pm
Alumni House
20 Sunshine Cottage Road, Valhalla, NY 10595
Wednesday, September 18 
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. 
The Surf Club on the Sound
280 Davenport Ave, New Rochelle, NY 10805

Tuesday, September 10
11:00 a.m.
Department of Psychiatry, Grand Rounds
Wednesday, September 11
8:30 a.m.
Department of Surgery, Grand Rounds

12:00 p.m.
Department of Medicine, Division of Internal Medicine Grand Rounds
Tuesday, September 16
11:00 a.m.
HSL Information Harvest Fair
Wednesday, September 17
5:30 p.m.
Jewish Life On Campus Event
Wednesday, September 18
10:30 a.m.
HSL Pictures of Nursing Special Presentation

12:00 p.m.
Department of Medicine, Division of Internal Medicine Grand Rounds

5:00 p.m.
NYMC Founder's Dinner
Wednesday, September 25
12:00 p.m.
Department of Medicine, Division of Internal Medicine Grand Rounds

4:00 p.m. 26th Annual Faculty Author Celebration
Monday, September 30
All Day
NYMC Closed: Rosh Hashanah
Tuesday, October 1
All Day
NYMC Closed: Rosh Hashanah


Faculty News

SCAI SHOCK to focus on diagnosis, treatment, systems issues in cardiogenic shock
Healio - 9/6/2019
Srihari S. Naidu, M.D., professor of medicine

9 Reasons You Should Never Ignore a Swollen Uvula, According to Doctors
Prevention - 9/5/2019
Craig H. Zalvan, M.D., clinical professor of otolaryngology

The Tablet - 9/3/2019
Mitchell S. Cairo, M.D., professor of pediatrics, division of pediatric hematology, oncology and stem cell transplantation, and professor of medicine, pathology, microbiology and immunology, and cell biology and anatomy

BioInc@NYMC News

Health Technology Net - 9/4/2019
Sapience   Therapeutics   Inc., a client of BioInc@NYMC

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