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‘Peds Pals’ mentor young patients at Upstate Cancer Center

Just how much of an impact do Upstate’s “Peds Pals” have on young patients at the Waters Center for Children’s Cancer and Blood Disorders? “The difference in the kids’ lives is just mind-boggling,” said Kristi Griffin, Education Specialist at the … Continue reading

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Upstate medical student’s journey to continue in Atlanta

Jamal Hajjari grew up in Morocco, the youngest of 12 children in a farming family. As a young man, he helped out on the farm and in his father’s construction business. He was content doing so. But he always dreamed … Continue reading

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Drag show at Upstate raises funds for LGBT youth

Last month’s inaugural “drag show” hosted by Upstate’s Campus Activities Governing Board and the LGBT student organization was such a success, it likely will return next year. The show in the CAB featured about a dozen Upstate students performing musical … Continue reading

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Upstate medical student is a published poet — again

Third-year Upstate medical student Danielle Wallace’s poem, “Malignancy of the Mind,” was selected for the March 3 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association. Danielle, an Elmira native spending this year at our clinical campus in Binghamton, said … Continue reading

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