Category Archives: Upstate

Students sell pinwheels for Child Abuse Prevention Month

April is Child Abuse Prevention Month, and medical students in Upstate’s “Docs for Tots” group are selling pinwheels to support the McMahon/Ryan Child Advocacy Center in Syracuse. The pinwheels are $1 each, and are on sale this week and next … Continue reading

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Upstate students on the move again to support ‘Relay for Life’

Next Friday promises to be another late night for college students, but some of them — including those in Upstate’s Radiation Therapy program — won’t be out partying or cramming for an exam. Rather, the evening of April 4 is … 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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