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Future surgeon wins Upstate’s James L. Potts Award

New College of Medicine graduate Marie Fleury, MD, will take a lot of good Upstate memories with her to Stony Brook Teaching Hospitals, where she’s about to begin a general surgery residency. Marie’s sendoff includes Upstate’s James L. Potts Award, … Continue reading

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SNMA chapter wraps up busy year with $5,800 donation

The Student National Medical Association (SNMA) at Upstate capped off a busy year by donating $5,800 to the Waters Center for Children’s Cancer and Blood Disorders to help treat and care for children with sickle cell disease. The chapter presented … Continue reading

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Thriving at Upstate en route to a career in orthopedic surgery

Third-year medical student Bilal Butt is certain he wants to be an orthopedic surgeon. He also knows it’s going to take a while. After Bilal earns his MD degree in 2017, he’s looking at five years of orthopedic training in … Continue reading

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Students find creative outlet in Upstate Writers Workshop

Dan Santarsieri finished reading aloud his short story about a young mother escaping an abusive relationship, and it was immediately clear the other members of the Upstate Writers Workshop thought it was good stuff. A line spoken by the male … 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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