Category Archives: Student organizations

Future physicians hear transgender patients’ perspectives

Upstate medical student Jordana Gilman envisions the day when patients in physicians’ waiting rooms see these categories on the intake form: Your Gender Identity and Your Preferred Pronoun. Gestures like that, Jordana said, will send a message to transgender patients: … Continue reading

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Second annual Upstate student art show a success

The SUNY Upstate Student Art Club’s second annual show is winding down, and the artists celebrated with a reception Wednesday in the Health Sciences Library. Club president Karen Howard, an MD/PhD student, said 18 artists showed 80 pieces, almost twice … 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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Upstate students honor sickle cell patients, raise $4,250

Upstate’s Student National Medical Association raised more than $4,200 last month for pediatric sickle cell patients, and honored four of our patients’ families at a dinner in the Campus Activities Building. Sickle cell disease is an inherited blood disorder that … Continue reading

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