Category Archives: Student organizations

‘Sun Smart Syracuse’ teaches kids about skin cancer

Medical students in Upstate’s Dermatology Interest Group will share their “sun smart” message with 450 elementary school pupils next week. “We are all extremely excited at the opportunity to raise awareness of the dangers of skin cancer and the importance … Continue reading

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Third annual student art show on exhibit in Weiskotten library

The SUNY Upstate Art Club kicks off its third annual art show with a reception from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday in the Health Sciences Library in Weiskotten Hall. Twenty-two artists are represented, with more than 100 pieces in a … Continue reading

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Upstate celebrates MEDS program for high school students

The MEDS program at Upstate — Medical Education for Diverse Students – marked the end of its third year with a celebration last week. MEDS brought self-selected juniors and seniors from Henninger High School to campus every six weeks or … Continue reading

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SNMA chapter wraps up busy year with $5,800 donation

The Student National Medical Association (SNMA) at Upstate capped off a busy year by donating $5,800 to the Waters Center for Children’s Cancer and Blood Disorders to help treat and care for children with sickle cell disease. The chapter presented … Continue reading

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Thriving at Upstate en route to a career in orthopedic surgery

Third-year medical student Bilal Butt is certain he wants to be an orthopedic surgeon. He also knows it’s going to take a while. After Bilal earns his MD degree in 2017, he’s looking at five years of orthopedic training in … Continue reading

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