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Upstate DNP student finds gratitude on Ghana medical mission

After her induction into the Sigma Theta Tau nursing honor society and her graduation in May from Upstate’s Nurse Practitioner master’s program, Brandy Baillargeon didn’t take a vacation. She joined an eight-day medical mission to Ghana organized by Upstate nurse … Continue reading

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Lessons from Rural Medicine: It’s all about the relationship

Before she saw her first patient at TriValley Family Practice in Canastota in January, Rural Medical scholar Cynthia Jackson looked at the Post-it note given to her by her preceptor, Harry Capone, MD. It read: RTR. Relationship. Task. Relationship. “He … 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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‘Cornerstone’ program eases debt worries for Upstate students

Student loan debt is not on anyone’s list of favorite conversation topics, but Michelle Stock is making it easier for Upstate students to discuss. Stock, Assistant Director of Admissions and Financial Aid, has launched Cornerstone, a financial literacy program on … Continue reading

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International graduate students voice praise for Upstate

Seven international students in Upstate’s College of Graduate Studies sat down recently with Educational Communications producer-director Steve Garlock to talk about their experiences at Upstate. The students in “International Voices” come from Bangladesh, India, Moldova, Nigeria, the Philippines and the … Continue reading

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