Week of April 26, 2021
D.P.T. Class of 2023 Don Their White Coats Signaling Their Transition to Clinical Education
Music rang through the Chouake and Cooke auditoriums as candidates for the School of Health Sciences and Practice Doctor of Physical Therapy Class of 2023 processed into the White Coat Ceremony on April 20, where for the first time they donned with their white coats as they look to begin their clinical studies. Observing physical distance guidelines, the ceremony was a combination of in-person and virtual attendees, with Michael J. Majsak, Ed.D., P.T., associate professor and chair of the Department of Physical Therapy, kicking off the ceremony stating that this year "hasn't been easy to accomplish." Read the full article on the D.P.T. Class of 2023 White Coat Ceremony and view the video.
NYMC Hosts Seventh Annual Drs. Gabor and Harriette Kaley Endowed Lecture
The Seventh Annual Drs. Gabor and Harriette Kaley Endowed Lecture via Zoom on April 19 welcomed visiting lecturer Virginia M. Miller, Ph.D., M.B.A., professor emerita of surgery and physiology at the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and former director of the Mayo Clinic Women's Health Research Center in Rochester, Minnesota, who presented "Sex, Hormones and Cardiovascular Disease." Dr. Miller's research focuses on how sex steroids, like estrogen, and conditions unique to women such as pregnancy and menopause, affect cardiovascular health and cognition. Read the full article on the Seventh Annual Drs. Gabor and Harriette Kaley Endowed Lectureship and view the video.
Bench to Bedside Series Delves into Conflict-of-Interest Policies in Healthcare 

New York Medical College's Bench to Bedside series added a new edition on April 21 focusing on conflict-of-interest policies and how they are used to prevent corrupted decision making in the medical field. The presentation was led by John Rah, a partner at DLA Piper, a global law firm, where he advises pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturers, healthcare providers and suppliers on corporate compliance program developments designed to mitigate the risk of fraud and abuse. View the Bench to Bedside video.
HSL Hosts Workshops on How to Get Scholarly Articles Published
New York Medical College students and faculty took a deeper look into the process of getting a scholarly article published at a two-part virtual series, "How to Get Published" on April 12 and April 19 hosted by the Health Sciences Library. David Parsons, of Elsevier Publishing, offered a comprehensive look at the basics of scholarly publishing discussing topics such as making sure a publisher is credible to finding different ways to promote an article. Read the full article on the HSL workshops.
Days of Giving Set for May 4 and 5

The fifth annual Days of Giving campaign, is set for Tuesday and Wednesday, May 4 and 5. The two-day fundraising initiative will raise funds to support vital student scholarships for the School of Medicine, the Graduate School of Basic Medical Sciences and the School of Health Sciences and Practice. There are many ways to support this important initiative including becoming a Days of Giving Ambassador and opportunities to participate in special matches and challenges. 
HSL Offers Expanded Hours
The Health Sciences Library has extended its hours.  The main library will be open seven days a week, 23 hours per day and on Saturday, the library will be open for 24 hours. The main level of the library will be open from 7 a.m. to 5 a.m., and the lower level will be open 9 a.m. through 6 a.m., Sunday through Friday. On Saturday, both spaces will be open 24 hours. All users are required to wear face coverings, wipe down their workspaces before and after use and use the LibCal system to reserve all study spaces.  

New York Medical College's first graduating class had 27 graduates in 1861. The Class of 2021, set to graduate on May 26, has 390 graduates from the School of Medicine, Graduate School of Basic Medical Sciences and School of Health Sciences and Practice.

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Saint Andrew's Golf Club
10 Old Jackson Avenue, Hastings-on-Hudson, NY 10706
The NYMC Free Community Food Pantry, located outside of the Alumni House at 20 Sunshine Cottage Road, is stocked with non-perishable food items and other items donated by the NYMC community.
NYMC Family Health Center offers virtual doctor visits.

Call today to schedule your virtual appointment at (914) 828-0435.
Yoga Class for Faculty and Staff
Mondays  |  5:30 p.m.  |  Zoom
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

Tuesday, April 27
11:00 a.m.
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Grand Rounds

5:30 p.m.
Wednesday, April 28
6:45 a.m.
Department of Anesthesiology Grand Rounds

8:00 a.m.
Department of Pediatrics Grand Rounds

8:30 a.m.
Department of Surgery Grand Rounds

12:00 p.m.
Department of Medicine Grand Rounds

3:00 p.m.Department of Neurology Grand Rounds
Thursday, April 29
1:00 p.m.
Department of Pathology, Microbiology and Immunology Research Seminar


New York Medical College Leadership News

Healthline - 4/19/2021
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 Business Journal - 4/19/2021
Denise C. Tahara, Ph.D., associate professor of health policy and management
BioEdge - 4/17/2021
John Loike, Ph.D., interim director of the Master of Science Degree and the Graduate Certificate program in Medical Ethics and Humanities, SHSP

Patch - 4/16/2021
Denise C. Tahara, Ph.D., associate professor of health policy and management

Affiliate News

Amsterdam News - 4/22/2021
NYC Health + Hospitals/Lincoln

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