Category Archives: College of Medicine

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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A two-minute window to prove ‘all the little things do matter’

It was 6:58 p.m. on a Saturday and Upstate medical student James Osei-Sarpong Jr. was getting ready to call it a day. He was finishing his shift as a circulation desk assistant in the Family Resource Center on the 12th … Continue reading

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Future physicians’ parting gift to Syracuse: ‘Feed the City’

Two students who will graduate from Upstate’s College of Medicine this month are doing their best to “feed the city” before they leave for their medical residencies in Hershey, Pa. Matt and Leesha Helm – who married April 2, two … Continue reading

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