Cardiologist Harold Smulyan, MD explains his analysis of the unexpected and ambiguous circumstances surrounding the death of President Warren G. Harding. Read the article: The death of President Warren G. Harding. Smulyan is Emeritus Professor of Medicine and professor of curriculum development at Upstate Medical University.
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Upstate certified genetic counselor Bonnie Braddock, MPH, CGC, explains genetic testing — what it is, when to consider getting tested, and the importance of seeking professional genetic counseling. Learn more about: The Breast Cancer Program at Upstate Medical University.
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Upstate Medical University released this statement on his passing:
“The Upstate Medical University community is deeply saddened at the loss of a true pioneer in field of women’s health. Dr. Richard Aubry has been a mentor to multiple generations of physicians interested in public health, baby’s well-being and safe motherhood. He has been a leader in public health for more than half a century. He has trained hundreds of residents and medical students always with passion and conviction. He was a pioneer in the field of maternal fetal medicine and helped to shape the direction of medical care in obstetrics and Gynecology. He was a skilled diagnostician who developed an amazing bond with patients and a genuine interest in their lives. As a medical community, we have lost one of the best.”
Distinguished professor Patricia J. Numann, MD, FACS reflects on her career as a pioneering female surgeon, and shares her insights about how medicine has changed since she was in medical school up to today; and what medicine has taught her. Dr. Numann was also installed as the 92nd president of the American College of Surgeons in October during the opening of its Clinical Congress in San Francisco.
Beloved anatomy professor N. Barry Berg is retiring after 41 years of teaching at Upstate. He talks about how he chose this path, the ways in which teaching has changed, and what students have taught him over the years.
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On December 8, 1980, Dr. David Halleran was a surgical resident at Roosevelt Hospital in mid-town Manhattan, when the police brought in a victim of four gunshots. As he cared for the patient, someone looked through the patient’s wallet for identification. The driver’s license read: John Lennon.
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Beloved pediatrician Fred Roberts, who recently retired, looks back on 70 years of practicing medicine. He is also the author of two books of short stories about his patients, “Lullabies and Nightmares,” and “Children Courageous.”
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Pulmonologist Michael Iannuzzi MD, was a physician in New York City on 9-11 and treated many of those affected by breathing in debris. He has also done research on the respiratory problems related to 9-11.