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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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Upstate students show their mettle in Iron Girl triathlon

Upstate graduate student Heather Nelson finished tied for fourth place out of almost 1,100 competitors in the Syracuse Iron Girl sprint triathlon Aug. 3 at Oneida Shores Park. Heather, entering her third year in the Cell & Developmental Biology program, … Continue reading

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