Author Archives: Jim McKeever

Students find creative outlet in Upstate Writers Workshop

Dan Santarsieri finished reading aloud his short story about a young mother escaping an abusive relationship, and it was immediately clear the other members of the Upstate Writers Workshop thought it was good stuff. A line spoken by the male … Continue reading

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Future physicians hear transgender patients’ perspectives

Upstate medical student Jordana Gilman envisions the day when patients in physicians’ waiting rooms see these categories on the intake form: Your Gender Identity and Your Preferred Pronoun. Gestures like that, Jordana said, will send a message to transgender patients: … Continue reading

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Upstate’s Women in Medicine chapter hosts mentoring brunch

The medical students in Upstate’s chapter of the American Medical Women’s Association (AMWA) host a brunch and mentoring event Feb. 13 in the Setnor Academic Building. “It’s important for women to meet other women in medicine, to have opportunities to … Continue reading

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Neuroscience student explores link between emotion, appetite

Patrick Sweeney wants to help solve a mystery. “What interests me most is how individuals can lose the ability to want to eat,” he said. “If you can understand how that works, you can help a lot of people.” Patrick … Continue reading

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