Week of September 9, 2020
Meet the Chairman of the Board 

After serving for nearly a decade as a member of the Board of Trustees of New York Medical College (NYMC), Joseph D. Mark has been appointed as chair of its Board of Trustees. A former investment banker and health care executive, Mr. Mark is fueled by his interest in the health science and education fields and his professional accomplishments include investing in and cofounding several health care companies. Blending his professional and philanthropic passions, Mr. Mark believes that contributions of "time, experience, and money" can help organizations achieve their missions. Read the full article on Joseph D. Mark, chair of the Board of Trustees.
NYMC Unveils Free Community Food Pantry
Donate what you can, take what you need, is the idea behind the New York Medical College (NYMC) free community food pantry, located outside of the Alumni House at 20 Sunshine Cottage Road. The micro pantry will be stocked with non-perishable food items and other items donated by the NYMC community. The pantry will be monitored by volunteers coordinated by the Student Healthcare Executives Club (StuHE) in the School of Health Sciences and Practice (SHSP). It is not supervised for Jewish dietary law observance. Read the full article on the NYMC food pantry.
The NYMC Biomedical Ethics and Humanities Program Hosts New Web Series to Improve Civil Public Dialogue: "Creating Community through Conversation" 

On September 3, New York Medical College (NYMC) hosted New York State Senator Shelley Mayer of the 37th Senate District and Chair of the Committee on Education to discuss the future of education with Ira J. Bedzow, Ph.D., left, director of Biomedical Ethics and Humanities Program and UNESCO Chair of Bioethics at NYMC. Read the full article on the new web series.
Robert W. Amler, M.D., M.B.A., vice president for government affairs and dean of the School of Health Sciences and Practice, moderated a an online panel discussion, "Innovations in COVID Research and Beyond," on August 27, presented by the Westchester County Association and the Westchester and Fairfield Counties Business Journals.
Arlene G. Adler, Ph.D., assistant professor of pediatrics, was a speaker at the webinar "COVID-19: Preparing for Back to School," sponsored by the Westchester County Youth Bureau on September 3. The online forum was designed to help prepare families of school-age children and youth for the start of the school year.
Heather Brumberg, M.D., M.P.H., associate professor of pediatrics, assumed the role of president of the Eastern Society of Pediatric Research (ESPR), the first woman elected to this position.
Albert Kwon, M.D., assistant professor of anesthesiology, and Kevin L. Pohlman, M.Ed., NRP, FACHE, CCEMT-P, CHSE, CHSOS, NHDP-BC, assistant director of the Center for Disaster Medicine and assistant professor in the Institute of Public Health, were selected by the Business Council of Westchester as 2020 Rising Stars-40 Under 40, based on professional and/or entrepreneurial accomplishments, professional and/or business affiliations, and demonstrated leadership skills. They were honored at virtual celebration on September 2.

Yoga Class for Faculty and Staff
Mondays  |  5:30 p.m.  |  Zoom Meeting
Meeting ID: 489 054 8060; Password: YOGA
One tap mobile +19292056099 (for dial in)

Virtual yoga class led by certified yoga instructor Mary Butler-Fink
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.
New York Medical College is going gold to show support of Childhood Cancer Awareness Month in September? Show your support and post your photo wearing gold on social media using #ChildhoodCancerAwareness and tagging New York Medical College.


Wednesday, September 98:00 a.m.Departments of Surgery Grand Rounds

10:00 a.m.
Departments of Neurosurgery Grand Rounds
Tuesday, September 15
4:30 p.m.
Department of Student Mental Health and Wellness: Talk Saves Lives
Saturday, September 19 - Sunday, September 20
All Day
NYMC Closed: Rosh Hashanah (Day 1 and Day 2)
Wednesday, September 23
6:00 p.m.
Center for Long-Term Care Seminar
Monday, September 28
All Day
NYMC Closed: Yom Kippur

New York Medical College Leadership News

NBC 4 New York - 9/2/2020 
Robert W. Amler, M.D., M.B.A., vice president for government affairs and dean of the School of Health Sciences and Practice 

Business Journals (page 18) - 8/31/2020
Edward C. Halperin, M.D., M.A., chancellor and chief executive officer 

WAG Magazine - 8/31/2020 
Edward C. Halperin, M.D., M.A., chancellor and chief executive officer 
Vilma E. Bordonaro, M.B.A., chief of staff
Faculty News

The Eastchester Review - 9/2/2020
Arlene G. Adler, Ph.D., assistant professor of pediatrics 

Westchester Gov - 8/31/2020 
Arlene G. Adler, Ph.D., assistant professor of pediatrics

The Bulwark - 8/31/2020 
Robert G. Lahita, M.D., Ph.D., professor of medicine

NBC - 8/28/2020
Robert G. Lahita, M.D., Ph.D., professor of medicine 

Patch - 8/27/2020 
Adam E. Block, Ph.D., assistant professor of public health in the Division of Health Policy and Management

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