Upstate graduate student and fitness enthusiast Heather Nelson shares her inspirational story of how she trained, and eventually finished first place for her age group and tied for fourth overall, in her first Iron Girl triathlon. Read the blog: Upstate students show their mettle in Iron Girl triathlon
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Joyce Griffin-Sobel, PhD, RN, CNE, ANEF, who has more than 30 years of experience in academic nursing, has been named dean of the College of Nursing at Upstate Medical University. Griffin-Sobel shares her plans and goals for the college, which enrolls more than 400 students in a variety of programs, offering bachelor’s, master’s, post-master’s certificate, and a new doctor of nursing practice degree. The college is accredited by the American Association of Colleges of Nursing’s Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.
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Chaplain interns Eric Haynes and Jorge Ramirez, recent graduates of Upstate Medical University’s Clinical Pastoral Education Program, will describe their experiences in the nationally accredited program that includes clinical experiences in addition to instructional hours as they learn the art of spiritual care. Haynes is a seminarian and licensed minister in the Christian Missionary Alliance Church, and Ramirez is a seminarian in the Roman Catholic Diocese of Rochester. The program is one of the requirements for ordination in many faith traditions.
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Stephen Knohl, MD, vice chair for education and program director for Upstate’s Department of Medicine, developed a program called ‘Learning to T.A.L.K.’ (Treat All Like Kin) to teach medical residents to be more effective communicators. He is joined by Upstate chief medical residents Christine Granato, MD, and Luke Yuhico, MD, who will share their experiences using this innovative program.
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Stephen Knohl, MD, vice chair for education and program director for Upstate’s Department of Medicine, describes the ‘Learning to T.A.L.K.’ (Treat All Like Kin) program that he developed to teach medical residents to be more effective communicators.
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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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Dr. Shermiane Daniel, author of “So You Wanna Be A Doctor?? The Untold Stories of Medical, Dental, and Veterinary Residents,” will share personal stories about saving lives and surviving setbacks. Dr. Daniel will be in Syracuse to deliver the keynote address at Upstate Medical University’s Elizabeth Blackwell Day.
Bruce Searles, director of the Cardiovascular Perfusion program in Upstate’s College of Health Professions, will speak about the job of a perfusionist (they operate the heart-lung machine in the operating room) and how his program goes about training them, what sorts of background they have coming into the program and how long the training lasts and whats involved.
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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