Category Archives: College of Medicine

A typical (long) day in the life of a third-year medical student

HeeRak Kang is one of about 60 “non-traditional” medical students who didn’t come to Upstate Medical University right out of college, but instead spent several years in the workforce or pursuing other studies. HeeRak is 32, married with two children, … Continue reading

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Upstate MD/PhD student passes another test of endurance

MD/PhD student Ryan O’Dell was uniquely qualified to tackle the research project that recently made the cover of the Journal of Neuroscience. “Fortunately, Ryan is very sharp and determined,” said his mentor at Upstate, Eric Olson, PhD. “Also, being an … Continue reading

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Two Upstate students selected for public health symposium

For the second straight year, two Upstate students have been selected for the prestigious Paul Ambrose Scholars Program. Medical student Simone Arvisais-Anhalt and Master of Public Health student Kyle Plante were among 40 student-scholars from around the country chosen to … Continue reading

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Upstate ‘Peds Pals’ enjoy a special day at Paige’s Butterfly Run

Medical students in Upstate’s “Peds Pals” program raised more than $400 at Paige’s Butterfly Run this month, but their efforts brought even greater rewards. Two “little pals” and five “big pals” took part in the annual event named for Paige … Continue reading

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‘Docs for Tots’ medical students plant Pinwheels for Prevention

The hundreds of blue and silver pinwheels gracing Upstate’s Weiskotten courtyard this week are courtesy of medical students in the “Docs for Tots” group. The “Pinwheels for Prevention” are there to raise awareness of child abuse and to let people … Continue reading

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