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College of Medicine grad brings his ukelele to Commencement

Thursday, May 22nd, 2014

Dan Harris, MDUpstate Medical University College of Medicine graduating student, Dr. Dan Harris, brought down the house with his personalized version of the classic anthem, “American Pie” at the University’s recent 2014 Commencement ceremony.


Teaching Spanish to medical students

Wednesday, February 12th, 2014

Maria Lourdes FallaceMaria-Lourdes Fallace, MPA, teaches a medical Spanish elective to medical students, beginning in their first year. Fallace helps students become fluent with medical terms to communicate with Spanish-speaking patients, a population that is increasing demographically. Some students take Medical Spanish to prepare for “away electives” in Spanish-speaking countries.  Medical Spanish elective

Read more in an article on the Medical Spanish elective PDF document from the Summer 2007 Alumni Journal.