Category Archives: medical student

First-year medical students win Upstate’s top writing honors

Four first-year medical students at Upstate were honored at the 28th Bruce Dearing Writing Awards Wednesday. The annual writing competition is sponsored by Upstate’s Center for Bioethics and Humanities. The students’ work, along with winning submissions in the faculty/employee category, will … Continue reading

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Wait was worth it for this graduating Upstate medical student

Fourth-year Upstate medical student Khalia Grant paused for a moment before responding to a question about her undergraduate years at Smith College in Massachusetts. “It was so long ago,” she said Friday afternoon, smiling and still enjoying Match Day festivities … Continue reading

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‘Match Day’ comes early for three Upstate med students

Even though the official national “Match Day” for fourth-year medical students is two weeks away, three Upstate students already know where they’re going for their medical residencies in ophthalmology. Tradition dictates that medical residency matches in ophthalmology are finalized earlier … Continue reading

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Third-year med student wins Sarah Loguen Fraser Scholarship

Third-year medical student Krista Tookhan has been awarded Upstate’s Sarah Loguen Fraser Scholarship, named in honor of the pioneering physician who was the first African-American woman to graduate — in 1876 — from what later became Upstate’s College of Medicine. … Continue reading

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