Week of March 21, 2022

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SOM Class of 2022 Gathers on Campus to Celebrate Match Day

Members of the SOM Class of 2022 had the opportunity to celebrate Match Day in person this year – for the first time since the pandemic began – as they gathered in the radiant sunshine outside the MEC on March 18, to learn where they were matched to medical residency programs. Read the full article, view the photo gallery and watch the video from Match Day 2022.


The 33rd Annual Graduate Student Research Forum Showcases Insightful Scientific Examinations

The 33rd Annual Graduate Student Research Forum (GSRF) returned to an in-person format, as a magnificent collection of research conducted by students in the GSBMS was presented in front of their peers, faculty and alumni. The day-long forum featured bountiful scientific discussion as participants showcased their research through both oral and poster presentations. Read the full article and view the GSRF photo gallery


NYMC and TU Will Present Symposium on COVID-19 as of March 22, 2022

The 18th COVID-19 Symposium in the series sponsored by NYMC and Touro University (TU) will take place on Tuesday, March 22, from noon to 1:30 p.m. The webinar will cover the latest on COVID-19 found in animals and what is means for virus mutations in humans; the administration of a fourth dose of vaccine; headaches as a symptom and as a long-term effect of prior infection; vaccination of children under five years of age; pandemics as the impetus for anti-Semitism; the rise in opiate-related deaths during the pandemic; and the authority of government to mandate masks in public schools. Questions may be submitted to Continuing Medical Education credits are available. Read more and register for the symposium.


Bench-to-Bedside Series Highlights New Affiliation with Lovelace Biomedical Research Institute

A webinar, “New Horizons, Touro University and Lovelace Biomedical Research Institute,” in the Bench-to-Bedside series on March 16, shared information on the new affiliation with the Lovelace Biomedical Research Institute (LBRI), which will encourage academic and research collaboration. LBRI is a 75-year-old non-profit biomedical research organization located on three campuses in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The institution is home to researchers with specialties in respiratory disease, basic and applied neuroscience with special emphasis on the use of machine learning with medical imaging to define bio markers of human behavioral disease, gene therapy, toxicology cell therapy, and other drug development paradigms and epigenetics. View the video.



James-Tyler Dodge, D.P.T. Class of 2022, has his Sight Set on Working as a Sports Physical Therapist

James-Tyler Dodge, a Doctor of Physical Therapy (D.P.T.) student in the School of Health Sciences and Practice (SHSP), had aspirations of attending physical therapy school but had to overcome academic challenges early on in his undergraduate studies. After hitting his stride and using his passion for the field as motivation, Mr. Dodge is now on pace to earning his D.P.T. in May. Read the full Q&A with Mr. Dodge.



Padmini Murthy, M.D., M.P.H., M.S., M.Phil., CHES, professor of public health and global health director, was named one of five non-government advisers to the U.S. delegation to the 66th Session of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) taking place March 14 – 25. The priority theme of CSW66 is, “Achieving Gender Equality and the Empowerment of All Women and Girls in the Context of Climate Change, Environment and Disaster Risk Reduction Policies and Programs,” while the review theme is “Women’s Economic Empowerment in the Changing World of Work.” The role of women in the global COVID-19 response and recovery efforts will also be featured. 


March is Women’s History Month. Test your knowledge on NYMC Women in History Quiz Part II on Instagram.





Monday, March 21

5:00 p.m.

Office of Student Mental Health and Wellness Virtual Activity

Tuesday, March 22

12:15 p.m.

Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Grand Rounds

Wednesday, March 23

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

2:00 p.m.

Office of Diversity and Inclusion Conference

5:00 a.m.

Office of Student Mental Health and Wellness Virtual Activity

Thursday, March 24

4:00 p.m.

Department of Orthopedic Radiology Session

Wednesday, March 30

8:30 a.m.

Department of Surgery Grand Rounds

9:00 a.m.

NYMC MedTalks

5:00 p.m.

Office of Student Mental Health and Wellness Virtual Activity

6:00 p.m.

SHSP Bioethics Information Session

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75th Anniversary of the Nuremberg Doctors’ Trial: Yom Hashoah Symposium

Thursday, April 28, 2022 • 3:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Nevins Auditorium, MEC

Online and in-person. Register here.


Class of 2022 Commencement

Tuesday, May 24 - Wednesday, May 26

On campus and in-person.


COVID-19 Vaccines for Children Ages 5-11, Boosters and Flu Vaccines, are Available at the NYMC Family Health Center

Contact the Family Health Center at (914) 828-0435 to make an appointment, although walk-ins are welcome.


New York Medical College News

Westchester County Employees host Humanitarian Drive to help victims in Ukraine

Westchestergov - 3/16/2022

Faculty News

CDM Hosts Specialized CONTOMS Training for Tactical Medical Response

River Journal  - 3/16/2022

Kevin L. Pohlman, M.Ed., assistant director of the CDM and assistant professor in the Institute for Public Health, SHSP


One surgeon’s decision during COVID to finally believe in her long-term survival

KevinMD - 3/15/2022

Tali Lando, M.D., assistant professor of clinical of otolaryngology

Elizabeth G. Zellner, M.D., assistant professor of surgery

Conversations in Cardiology: For Physicians, How Old Is Too Old?

TCTMD - 3/15/2022

Srihari S. Naidu, M.D., professor of medicine

Got Brain Fog Because Of Long COVID? Here's Why, And How To Cope.

HuffPost - 3/15/2022

Mill Etienne, M.D. ’02, M.P.H., vice chancellor for diversity and inclusion, associate dean of student affairs and associate professor of neurology and of medicine


Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield to serve as U.S. Head of Delegation to the 66th Session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women

United States Mission to the United Nations


Padmini Murthy, M.D., M.P.H., M.S., M.Phil., CHES, professor of public health and global health director 

Alumni News

Women’s History Month

National Academy of Medicine -March 2022

Jane Cooke Wright, M.D. ’45, served as associate dean at NYMC from 1967 to 1975

Emily Stowe, M.D., Class of 1867, New York Medical College for Women


4 Black female physicians who changed the face of medicine

MDLinx - 3/10/2022

Jane Cooke Wright, M.D. ’45, served as associate dean at NYMC from 1967 to 1975.

Talk with the Doc: March is Women’s History Month

The Mining Journal - 3/15/2022

Jane Cooke Wright, M.D. ’45, served as associate dean at NYMC from 1967 to 1975.

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