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Medical student’s simple request leads to warm response

It started with a simple, two-word compliment. Upstate second-year medical student Shunqing Zhang was volunteering at Ronald McDonald House last summer when he saw a young boy wearing a cap with the logo of the Cleveland Cavaliers professional basketball team. … Continue reading

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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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Student pursuing MD/MPH dual degree a voice for change

Upstate medical student Lizzy Wei McIntosh has been selected as student representative to the American Academy of Family Physicians Foundation board of trustees, the academy’s philanthropic arm. The AAFP Foundation funds activities such as “Tar Wars,” in which medical students teach … Continue reading

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Upstate student’s cancer research project makes journal cover

A research project led by Upstate graduate student Stephen Shinsky made the cover of the Oct. 23 Journal of Biological Chemistry and will pave the way for further studies of a protein linked to causing – and possibly treating – cancer. … Continue reading

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Upstate’s Geneva Tower: home to good friends playing music

Medical students find different ways to help cope with stress – they work out at the gym, go for a run, listen to music. For fourth-year Upstate med students Tommy Fu, Tim Kuchera and Austin Meeker, nothing works better than … Continue reading

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