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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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A typical (long) day in the life of a third-year medical student

HeeRak Kang is one of about 60 “non-traditional” medical students who didn’t come to Upstate Medical University right out of college, but instead spent several years in the workforce or pursuing other studies. HeeRak is 32, married with two children, … Continue reading

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Respiratory Therapy student conducts smoking study in Ghana

Adlin Noel, a student in Upstate’s Respiratory Therapy program, followed up on a two-week medical mission trip to Nicaragua in 2013 with a 10-day trip to Ghana this year. Here are excerpts of his report on his trip with the … Continue reading

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Radiation Therapy students ready for Lung Cancer Vigil Nov. 14

Students in Upstate’s Radiation Therapy program are playing an integral part in the annual Lung Cancer Vigil Nov. 14 at Upstate University Hospital. The event is the third annual “Shine a Light on Lung Cancer” vigil at Upstate, and begins … Continue reading

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