Monthly Archives: March 2012

Upstate students, faculty prepare for April 14 Relay for Life

For the third consecutive year, Upstate’s Chapter of Colleges Against Cancer will participate in the American Cancer Society‘s Relay for Life in the Carrier Dome at Syracuse University. The event is Saturday April 14, starting at 6 p.m. and continuing … Continue reading

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Nursing students, faculty join ‘Mission of Miracles’ in El Salvador

Editor’s note: Students and faculty in Upstate’s College of Nursing went to El Salvador for eight days in January, supporting an existing medical team in five villages. The trip was one of many “Mission of Miracles” initiatives undertaken by members … Continue reading

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Upstate medical student wins national leadership award

Third-year Upstate medical student Sam Schueler has been honored by the American Medical Association (AMA) Foundation with a 2012 Leadership Award. The national award recognizes community service, advocacy and public health efforts. It also provides special training for honorees to … Continue reading

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Striving to ‘do the most good’ in Ghana … and elsewhere

Ryan LaFollette, president of the College of Medicine Class of 2012, wanted a taste of international medicine before he graduated. He spent nine days of January in Ghana with a group from Eastern Hills Bible Church in Manlius. Ryan is … Continue reading

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‘Match Day’ came early for these 4th-year med students

Fourth-year medical students nationwide are a week away from Match Day — March 16 — when they learn where they will be spending the next few years for their medical residency. But for graduating medical students who have chosen ophthalmology, … Continue reading

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