Category Archives: MD/PhD program

Upstate welcomes medical students to a new ‘community’

Members of Upstate’s College of Medicine Class of 2018 formally began their medical school careers Thursday with the traditional White Coat Ceremony in Syracuse’s OnCenter. The 150-plus students and their families heard encouraging words, jokes and congratulatory remarks from several … Continue reading

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Upstate welcomes largest cohort of MD/PhD students

Upstate boasts its largest incoming MD/PhD group this year with eight new students, bringing the total number in the program to 27. “The MD/PhD program is recruiting some of the best and brightest research-oriented medical students to our institution,” said … Continue reading

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Two Upstate students receive Chancellor’s Excellence Award

Upstate’s Daniella Palermo and Tiffany Telarico Caza are among 274 State University of New York students honored with the 2014 Chancellor’s Award for Student Excellence. Daniella, a fourth-year medical student from the Bronx, and Tiffany, a Waterloo, NY, native in her … Continue reading

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Upstate MD/PhD student elected to national medical board

Upstate MD/PhD student Sam Mackenzie has been elected to the American Medical Association Board of Trustees, a first for Upstate in the 30 years students have held an AMA trustee seat. With representatives from the nation’s medical schools voting, Sam outpolled … Continue reading

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MD/PhD student wins fellowship for her autism research

Upstate MD/PhD student Dawn Lammert has received a three-year pre-doctoral fellowship for her research on autism. Dawn, who’s in the second year of the PhD phase of the MD/PhD program, was awarded the fellowship – worth $32,615 per year — … Continue reading

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