Week of March 5, 2018
Resident Research Day Highlights Scholarly Efforts of Residents

New York Medical College and NYC Health + Hospitals/Metropolitan hosted the 2018 Chancellor's Resident Research Day on February 21 at Metropolitan Hospital Center. Twenty posters representing work in the departments of medicine, rehabilitation medicine, pediatrics, surgery and psychiatry were presented. Alina Moran, M.P.A., far left, chief executive officer, NYC Health + Hospitals/Metropolitan; John T. Pellicone, M.D., second from right, chief medical officer at Metropolitan, NYMC associate dean for medical education at Metropolitan and assistant professor of medicine; and Edward C. Halperin, M.D., M.A., far right, chancellor and chief executive officer, presented the awards for the winning research. Read the full article...

Medical Students Receive State-of-the-Art Emergency Ultrasound Training

In the not so distant past, CAT scans were the ER doctor's first line of defense in diagnosing certain injury and illness, in spite of increasing evidence pointing to the dangers associated with the over use of CAT scans. Protocols are changing and New York Medical College (NYMC) is leading the way in providing clinical training in "point-of-care ultrasound" (POCUS) -- a vastly improved, safer alternative to CAT scans. On February 27, NYMC piloted a full-day "Introduction to Emergency Medicine Ultrasound Course" for medical students to learn POCUS procedures and techniques. Sponsored by the NYMC, the Center for Disaster Medicine's, new Center of Excellence in Precision Responses to Bioterrorism and Disasters, along with in-kind support from ultrasound manufacturers Fujifilm/SonoSite and GE Healthcare, the program aimed to equip medical students with advanced and capable diagnostic skills. Read the full article...

Stuart A. Newman, Ph.D., professor of cell biology and anatomy, was the Impact Speaker at the 2018 Ernest Just Scientific Symposium at the Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, on February 23. The annual symposium commemorates the work and influence of the mid-20th century developmental biologist. Dr. Newman, who has written on Just's life and contributions, presented "'Physics and chemistry in a new dimension': E.E. Just's legacy in evolutionary developmental biology." He also participated in a panel discussion addressing comments and questions from the attendees, primarily African American students from the Southeast interested in careers in medicine and scientific research. 
Michal L. Schwartzman, Ph.D., professor and chair of the Department of Pharmacology, was invited to speak at the Angiotensin Gordon Research Conference - The RAAS: Emerging Interactions with the Microbiome, Immune and Nervous System, held in Ventura, Calif., February 18-23. She presented "20-HETE-RAS Interactions in Hypertension" and also served as a moderator of the "Power Hour," an open forum designed to help address the challenges women face in science and support the professional growth of women in communities.
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Tuesday, March 6
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Grand Rounds
11:00 a.m.
School of Health Sciences and Practice: Interviewing Tips Workshop 6:00 p.m.
Wednesday, March 7
Department of Surgery Grand Rounds
8:30 a.m.
Department of Medicine Grand Rounds 
12:00 p.m.
Department of Cell Biology and Anatomy Research Forum
1:00 p.m.
Thursday, March 8
Department of Pharmacology Seminar
11:00 a.m.
Friday, March 9
Department of Pharmacology Ph.D. Dissertation Defense
10:30 a.m.

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Department of Cell Biology and Anatomy

Research Forum

Wednesday, March 7
1:00 p.m.
Basic Sciences Building Conference Room 210

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Touro College of Dental Medicine  at New York Medical College

2nd Annual Gala
Monday, March 12
6:00 p.m.
Ritz-Carlton Westchester

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Dedication Ceremony

in memory of
Rita F. Girolamo, M.D. '51

Tuesday, March 13
4:00 p.m.
Radiology Suite (BSB)

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Touro Presidential Lecture Series:  Confronting Addiction
Anatomy of An Epidemic: How Opioids Hijack the Brain and Addicts Among Us: The Community's Role in Recovery
Tuesday, March 13
7:00 p.m.
Lander College for Women - The Anna Ruth and Mark Hasten School
227 West 60 Street
New York, NY
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HeLa Diversity and Inclusion Conference

Creating Healthy Communities: Collaboration. Innovation. Transformation.
Monday, March 19
9:00 a.m.
7 Dana Road

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Graduate Student Research Forum

What Do Fish Tell Us About Human Cancer?

Richard White, M.D., Ph.D. 
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Tuesday, March 20 
3:45 p.m. 
Nevins Auditorium (MEC)

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