Tag Archives: College of Medicine

A two-minute window to prove ‘all the little things do matter’

It was 6:58 p.m. on a Saturday and Upstate medical student James Osei-Sarpong Jr. was getting ready to call it a day. He was finishing his shift as a circulation desk assistant in the Family Resource Center on the 12th … Continue reading

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Future physicians’ parting gift to Syracuse: ‘Feed the City’

Two students who will graduate from Upstate’s College of Medicine this month are doing their best to “feed the city” before they leave for their medical residencies in Hershey, Pa. Matt and Leesha Helm – who married April 2, two … Continue reading

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‘Early match’ medical students know where they’re going

The official Match Day for medical school graduates nationwide is March 18, but seven members of Upstate’s Class of 2016 already know where they’re heading for their medical residencies. Ophthalmology and urology are specialties that, along with the military, feature … Continue reading

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Future physicians hear transgender patients’ perspectives

Upstate medical student Jordana Gilman envisions the day when patients in physicians’ waiting rooms see these categories on the intake form: Your Gender Identity and Your Preferred Pronoun. Gestures like that, Jordana said, will send a message to transgender patients: … Continue reading

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‘A lot of firsts’ for this first-year medical student

Ogochukwu “Ogie” Ezeoke’s first year as a medical student at Upstate has brought with it many new experiences. “There have been a lot of firsts,” Ogie said. “It’s exciting, it’s stressful, and there’s lots to do. It’s manageable, if I … Continue reading

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