Category Archives: College of Medicine

Future family physicians attend AAFP national conference

Six fourth-year medical students recently returned from the American Academy of Family Physicians’ national conference in Kansas City, and at least one of them will go back next year — Lizzy Wei McIntosh, who was elected student chair for the … Continue reading

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Upstate MedSET students transition to medical school

Twenty-two members of the College of Medicine Class of 2020 are getting a clear view of medical school this summer in Upstate’s MedSET program. MedSET – Medical Science Education Transition – is a four-week immersion into the College of Medicine … Continue reading

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Student’s RMED experience in Plattsburgh: ‘She’s one of us’

There have been many highlights for Upstate medical student Simone Arvisais-Anhalt, but at the top is how her Rural Medicine preceptor introduced her to his patients in Plattsburgh. “She’s one of us.” Simone, who’s from Plattsburgh in northern New York, … Continue reading

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Future surgeon wins Upstate’s James L. Potts Award

New College of Medicine graduate Marie Fleury, MD, will take a lot of good Upstate memories with her to Stony Brook Teaching Hospitals, where she’s about to begin a general surgery residency. Marie’s sendoff includes Upstate’s James L. Potts Award, … Continue reading

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Lessons from Rural Medicine: It’s all about the relationship

Before she saw her first patient at TriValley Family Practice in Canastota in January, Rural Medical scholar Cynthia Jackson looked at the Post-it note given to her by her preceptor, Harry Capone, MD. It read: RTR. Relationship. Task. Relationship. “He … Continue reading

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