Category Archives: medical student

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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Medical students shine in Dearing writing competition

Four Upstate medical students were honored for their creative talents in the 30th Annual Dearing Writing Awards sponsored by the Center for Bioethics and Humanities. Kaitlin Kyi took top poetry honors for “Kind of a Bummer.” Second place went 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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‘A lot of firsts’ for this first-year medical student

Ogochukwu “Ogie” Ezeoke’s first year as a medical student at Upstate has brought with it many new experiences. “There have been a lot of firsts,” Ogie said. “It’s exciting, it’s stressful, and there’s lots to do. It’s manageable, if I … Continue reading

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Medical student gains valuable insights on visit to Mongolia

Upstate medical student Anudariya Dean went on a fact-finding mission to Mongolia last summer, hoping to learn more about health care in her homeland. “I was so comfortable here (in the U.S.) after almost 10 years that I became uninformed … Continue reading

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