Week of November 20, 2023

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Three women smiling for friendsgiving celebration

SOM Class of 2027 Celebrates Friendsgiving

The annual tradition of Friendsgiving was celebrated by members of the SOM Class of 2027 on November 16. Read the full story and view the photos from the Friendsgiving celebration.

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GSBMS Pens Conditional Admittance and Guaranteed Interview Agreements with TUCOM

The GSBMS has entered into benchmark-conditional admittance and guaranteed interview agreements with Touro University California College of Osteopathic Medicine. Read the full story on the agreements.

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NYMC Raises More than $5,000 for Victims of the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

NYMC raised more than $5,000 and in-kind donatons through fundraising efforts led by Ariel Yusupov, fourth from left, SOM Class of 2026, for the victims of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Read the full story on the fundraiser.

life-sized turkey sculpture outside

Turkeys are among the numerous fanciful creatures from children's storybooks that are reminiscent of the time when Sunshine Cottage was a pediatric tuberculosis sanatorium. Eight turkeys can be found around campus two Mr. Turkey Gobblers adorn the walkway connecting the MEC driveway to the Alumni House, and six additional turkeys decorate the gated perimeter of Sunshine Cottage.


Giving Tuesday

Tuesday, November 28  12:30 p.m.

NYMC will host our annual “Giving Tuesday" fundraising campaign to raise money for the Clinical Skills and Simulation Center. Proceeds go towards exceptionally advanced, true-to-life learning tools such as ultrasound central line training models, female catheterization simulators, lumbar puncture task trainers and eye exam task trainers, and comprehensive suture kits.

Commencement maroon cap and tassel

NYMC's 165th Commencement Ceremonies for the Class of 2024

School of Medicine

Tuesday, May 21, 2024

The Performing Arts Center at SUNY Purchase

School of Health Sciences and Practice

Tuesday, May 21, 2024

The Performing Arts Center at SUNY Purchase

Touro College of Dental Medicine

Wednesday, May 22, 2024

The Performing Arts Center at SUNY Purchase

Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences

Thursday, May 23, 2024

NYMC Campus





Tuesday, November 21

6:00 p.m.

Office of Student Mental Health and Wellness Mindful Medicine: Cultivating Attention, Resilience and Compassion

Wednesday, November 22

8:00 a.m.

Department of Pediatrics Grand Rounds

8:30 a.m.

Department of Surgery Grand Rounds

3:00 p.m.

Thanksgiving Eve - College closes at 3:00 p.m.

Thursday, November 23

All day

Thanksgiving - College closed

Friday, November 24

All day

Day after Thanksgiving - College closed

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Leadership News

Ruckus on Campus — What is Taking Place at Colleges?

Hamodia - 11/13/23

Alan Kadish, M.D., president of NYMC and TU

The Future Of Psychedelics In Psychiatry: A Neurologist Explains

Forbes - 11/16/23

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

Stephen J. Ferrando, M.D., professor and chair of psychiatry

Faculty News

Can We Downregulate the "United States of Amygdalae?"

Psychology Today - 11/14/23

Patricia Gerbarg, M.D., clinical assistant professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences

The risks of VR and Meta Quest headsets for kids and teens

OSPIRG - 11/15/23

Mark Bertin, M.D., assistant professor of clinical public health

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