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A glimpse at ’rounding’ with a third-year medical student

Rosemarie Mastropolo probably will choose pediatrics as a career, but like all other third-year medical students at Upstate, she’s sampling different specialties during weeks-long clerkships in clinical settings. It’s very different from her undergraduate days at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in … Continue reading

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A typical (long) day in the life of a third-year medical student

HeeRak Kang is one of about 60 “non-traditional” medical students who didn’t come to Upstate Medical University right out of college, but instead spent several years in the workforce or pursuing other studies. HeeRak is 32, married with two children, … Continue reading

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Two Upstate students selected for public health symposium

For the second straight year, two Upstate students have been selected for the prestigious Paul Ambrose Scholars Program. Medical student Simone Arvisais-Anhalt and Master of Public Health student Kyle Plante were among 40 student-scholars from around the country chosen to … Continue reading

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Upstate ‘Peds Pals’ enjoy a special day at Paige’s Butterfly Run

Medical students in Upstate’s “Peds Pals” program raised more than $400 at Paige’s Butterfly Run this month, but their efforts brought even greater rewards. Two “little pals” and five “big pals” took part in the annual event named for Paige … Continue reading

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MD/PhD student receives fellowship from Autism Speaks

Dan Tylee is clear on why he enrolled in Upstate’s MD/PhD program. “I came here because I’m interested in mental health and human development,” he said. “I wanted to be as close to human subjects and applied translational research as … Continue reading

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