Category Archives: Student National Medical Association

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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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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Two Upstate students earn SUNY Award for Excellence

Upstate students Sean Bardenett and Sam Schueler are among 243 recipients of the prestigious SUNY Chancellor’s Award for Student Excellence for 2013. Sean is a third-year student in the Doctor of Physical Therapy program, and Sam is a fourth-year student … Continue reading

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Upstate students help raise money for sickle cell disease fund

Upstate medical students joined with Upstate employees, pediatric patients and families, and members of the People’s AME Zion Church of Syracuse for the fifth annual Sickle Cell Walk to raise money for the children’s sickle cell disease fund at Upstate. Early … Continue reading

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