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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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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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‘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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A toast to Match Day for graduating medical students at Upstate

Last Friday was Match Day, the day that graduating medical students at Upstate and other medical schools found out where they will spend the next few years as medical residents — with the well-earned initials “MD” after their names. Honored faculty … Continue reading

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Striving to ‘do the most good’ in Ghana … and elsewhere

Ryan LaFollette, president of the College of Medicine Class of 2012, wanted a taste of international medicine before he graduated. He spent nine days of January in Ghana with a group from Eastern Hills Bible Church in Manlius. Ryan is … Continue reading

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