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Wait was worth it for this graduating Upstate medical student

Fourth-year Upstate medical student Khalia Grant paused for a moment before responding to a question about her undergraduate years at Smith College in Massachusetts. “It was so long ago,” she said Friday afternoon, smiling and still enjoying Match Day festivities … Continue reading

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Third-year med student wins Sarah Loguen Fraser Scholarship

Third-year medical student Krista Tookhan has been awarded Upstate’s Sarah Loguen Fraser Scholarship, named in honor of the pioneering physician who was the first African-American woman to graduate — in 1876 — from what later became Upstate’s College of Medicine. … Continue reading

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Upstate student, physician honored for compassionate care

Connie Vernetti, who will receive her MD degree at Upstate’s College of Medicine Commencement Sunday, is the student recipient of the 2013 Leonard Tow Humanism in Medicine Award. The award, presented by the Arnold P. Gold Foundation, is presented to a … Continue reading

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‘Pinwheels for Prevention’ bloom in Weiskotten courtyard

Upstate students raised $200 for the McMahon/Ryan Child Advocacy Center and have added some temporary beauty to campus in the form of dazzling blue pinwheels. “Pinwheels for Prevention” is an awareness campaign during April, National Child Abuse Prevention Month. The … Continue reading

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Upstate students help raise money for sickle cell disease fund

Upstate medical students joined with Upstate employees, pediatric patients and families, and members of the People’s AME Zion Church of Syracuse for the fifth annual Sickle Cell Walk to raise money for the children’s sickle cell disease fund at Upstate. Early … Continue reading

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