Please Join Us For The 2017 Alumni Reunion

Our 2017 School of Medicine Alumni Reunion is fast approaching. Graduates of the Classes of 1952, 1957, 1962, 1967, 1977, 1982, 1987, 1992, 1997, 2002, 2007 and 2012 are cordially invited to join us for this special weekend to reconnect with classmates and reminisce about your medical school days and learn about the latest developments at New York Medical College.

The reunion banquet will be held on Saturday, November 18, at the Double Tree Hilton, in Tarrytown, N.Y., followed by a brunch and campus tours on Sunday, November 19.There will also be an opportunity for a CME lecture presented by William Frishman, M.D., the Barbara and William Rosenthal Professor and Chairman of the Department of Medicine and professor of pharmacology. All CME participants will receive a complimentary copy of Dr. Frishman's book, Triumph over Tragedy: The Odyssey of an Academic Physician. For more information on the School of Medicine Alumni Reunion, click here.

New York Medical College Receives $3 Million to Establish The Catherine and Vladislav P. Hinterbuchner Professorship and Chair

New York Medical College is the recipient of a $3 million gift to establish the Catherine and Ladislav P. Hinterbuchner Professorship and Chair in the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine at NYC Health + Hospitals/Metropolitan to support teaching and training of medical students and residents as well as foster research. The endowment is from the estate of Catherine Hinterbuchner, M.D., who led the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine -- as the College's first woman chair -- and was chief of rehabilitation medicine at both Metropolitan Hospital Center and Lincoln Hospital in New York City for nearly 40 years.

Eduardo Lopez, M.D., second from left, has been named the inaugural chair. A special dedication ceremony was held at NYC Health + Hospitals/Metropolitan on August 10 to mark the occasion. Dr. Lopez, who presented "Primary Prevention of Brain Injury" at the event was joined by, from left: Edward C. Halperin, M.D., M.A., chancellor and chief executive officer, New York Medical College; Alina Moran, M.P.A., chief executive officer, NYC Health + Hospitals/Metropolitan; and Alan Kadish, M.D., president, New York Medical College and Touro College and University System. Read more about the Catherine and Vladislav P. Hinterbuchner professorship and chair

The School of Medicine Class of 2021 Joins the College Community

The first week of August was a busy one for 216 students arriving on campus to begin a week-long Transition to Medical School program before delving into their medical studies. Presentations on professionalism, academic policies and the student honor code, social events, administrative tasks, white coat fittings, and group development and team building activities, filled the week to help prepare the School of Medicine (SOM) Class of 2021 for the next four years of medical education. The SOM Class of 2021 was selected from a competitive pool of 12,478 applications. The fledgling medical students hail from 26 states, with 38 percent of the class from New York, and two Canadian provinces. Fifty-six percent of the class is female and their average age is 24 years old. The future physicians represent 96 undergraduate institutions. Anthony M. Sozzo, M.A., M.S.Ed., associate dean for student affairs and director of student activities and student financial planning, spent time with the new students during the week. "I was impressed at how well and how quickly they all bonded for such a diverse group. I think they will all be just fine for the next four years as medical students and even better as physicians," he said. View the SOM Class of 2021 Transition to Medical School Week photo galleries here.

Department of Family and Community Medicine Hosts Annual Preceptor Appreciation Dinner

The Department of Family and Community Medicine hosted its annual Preceptor Appreciation Dinner and Awards Ceremony on June 14 in the Skyline dining room. The evening began with a faculty development workshop, "Keep the Passion for Family Burning and Pass the Torch On" led by Lori Weir Solomon, M.D. '99, M.P.H. '09, left, associate dean for community health affairs, assistant professor of family and community medicine and family medicine clerkship director, and Johnny G. Kovoor, M.D., clinical associate professor of family and community medicine. Dr. Solomon congratulated  Thomas Yuen, M.D. , assistant professor of family and community medicine, on being named Preceptor of the Year. View the Faculty Appreciation Dinner and Awards Ceremony photo gallery here. Read more about preceptor appreciation dinner

NYMC Unveils the Center of Excellence in Precision Medicine and Responses to Bioterrorism and Disasters

A dedication ceremony marking the unveiling of the Center of Excellence in Precision Medicine and Responses to Bioterrorism and Disasters at 7 Dana Road was held on June 5.

The Center, the first of its kind in the Hudson Valley, will combine New York Medical College's globally recognized assets in disaster medicine and medical countermeasures with individualized precision medical strategies against biological and chemical threats and seek to translate research findings in order to protect Americans from the threat of catastrophic bioterrorism and man-made disasters. The Center was created with funding from New York State with the support of New York State Senator Terrence Murphy, center. On hand for the event were, from left: New York State Assemblyman Thomas Abinanti, Robert W. Amler, M.D., M.B.A., dean of the School of Health Sciences and Practice and vice president for government affairs; Westchester County Executive Robert P. Astorino, and Michael J. Reilly, Dr.P.H. '10, M.P.H., director of Center for Disaster Medicine, associate professor of environmental health science, and associate professor of clinical emergency medicine, along with college administration and faculty and local law enforcement officials. Read more about the center of excellence

Office of Medical Education Hosts Preceptor Appreciation Banquet

The Office of Medical Education paid tribute to preceptors who welcome medical students into their private practices, hospitals, clinics and a variety of other settings and to small group leaders at the annual Preceptor Appreciation Banquet held on May 16 in the Clinical Skills and Simulation Center. This year's event celebrated the dedication of 36 volunteer physicians who were marking milestones of 5-, 10-, 15-, 20- and 25- years of service in the program. Preceptors and small group leaders play an integral role in undergraduate medical education at NYMC, supervising and serving as role models for medical students completing the Foundations of Clinical Medicine course. View the photo gallery here. Read more about Appreciation Banquet

Coming Soon - A new way to interact with your classmates

We are excited to announce a new way to reconnect and reminisce with fellow alumni, share your experiences with new graduates, and expand your professional network all on a secure online space exclusive for NYMC alumni

Keep a lookout for updates and more details in your inbox in October as we launch our online interactive database. 

Be sure to update your contact information with our office to stay connected.
Upcoming Events
Founder's Dinner
Sunday, September 17, 2017 
DoubleTree Hilton Hotel, Tarrytown, N.Y. 

Join fellow alumni at this special gala event featuring dinner, entertainment and the presentation of NYMC's awards. For more information, please visit the Founder's Dinner website here.

Eichmann, Arendt, and the Banality of Evil: A Guided Tour of the Special Exhibit on the Capture and Trial of Eichmann and Correlative Presentations on Biomedical Ethics and the Holocaust
Wednesday, November 15, 2017
Museum of Jewish Heritage, 36 Battery Place, New York, NY 10280

Please join us for a special exhibit tour at the Museum of Jewish Heritage, followed by presentations with a panel discussion on Biomedical Ethics and the Holocaust and dinner. Register here or read more here.
School of Medicine Reunion Weekend
November 18-19, 2017
DoubleTree Hilton Hotel, Tarrytown, N.Y.

Join fellow alumni for the NYMC 2017 Alumni Reunion. See which classes are being celebrated and find details of the weekend here.



Malcolm Roth, M.D. '82

Nurturing during NYMC rotation spurs passion 
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Susan Rachlin, M.D., FACR

Enriching student lives and their learning 
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Adam Gordon, M.S. '14, School of Medicine Class of 2018

Leading the SOM Student Senate  Read more about Adam Gordon

NYMC faculty members engage in sponsored research and other programs spanning a wide range of biomedical topics.  Read here
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View photos from SOM Alumni Reception, held in the Hamptons, N.Y., on July 16, 2017.

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