Category Archives: College of Medicine

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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Medical student starts fundraiser for colon cancer awareness

Second-year medical student Michelle Bernshteyn has organized a fundraiser for colon cancer, but it’s not the money that’s important. Michelle is more focused on increasing awareness of the disease and the importance of screening. “Everything surrounding colon cancer screening and … Continue reading

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Student wins Young Investigator Award for cancer research

Upstate MD/PhD student Rebecca Sager has received a 2015 Joy Cappel Young Investigator Award from Rockland Inc., a Pennsylvania biotechnology company. Rebecca will use the $4,000 award to further her research into molecular changes associated with prostate cancer. She is … Continue reading

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