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First-year medical students win Upstate’s top writing honors

Four first-year medical students at Upstate were honored at the 28th Bruce Dearing Writing Awards Wednesday. The annual writing competition is sponsored by Upstate’s Center for Bioethics and Humanities. The students’ work, along with winning submissions in the faculty/employee category, will … Continue reading

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Students sell pinwheels for Child Abuse Prevention Month

April is Child Abuse Prevention Month, and medical students in Upstate’s “Docs for Tots” group are selling pinwheels to support the McMahon/Ryan Child Advocacy Center in Syracuse. The pinwheels are $1 each, and are on sale this week and next … 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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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 MD/PhD student elected to national medical board

Upstate MD/PhD student Sam Mackenzie has been elected to the American Medical Association Board of Trustees, a first for Upstate in the 30 years students have held an AMA trustee seat. With representatives from the nation’s medical schools voting, Sam outpolled … Continue reading

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