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Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons has launched new initiatives to expand the number of women and underrepresented minorities among the medical school's faculty and leadership.
On June 8, hundreds of members of the CUIMC community observed 9 minutes of silence to demonstrate a shared commitment to making Black lives matter at Columbia and beyond.
A recent faculty webinar explored the public health impacts of systemic racism and violence with Dean Linda P. Fried, Charles Branas, Raygine DiAquoi, Robert Fullilove, and Goleen Samari.
A video that chronicles the medical school’s response to COVID-19 illustrates how the entire Columbia community came together to confront the most challenging health crisis of our time.
- May 10, 2020
Columbia transplant surgeon Tomoaki Kato, MD, who is recovering from coronavirus after being on a ventilator for two weeks, made a special appearance at a concert, shared virtually across CUIMC.
- April 28, 2020
Angela Christiano, Lorraine S. Symington, and Molly Przeworski were elected to the National Academy of Sciences in recognition of their distinguished and continuing achievements in original research.
- April 17, 2020
CUIMC experts talk about the latest developments about the new coronavirus and the spread of COVID-19.
- April 16, 2020
Columbia medical students celebrated early graduation in a web event on April 15. Among the 139 students, 84 will start work at NewYork-Presbyterian to provide support during the COVID-19 pandemic.
- March 27, 2020
Medical students at Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons will graduate early and be offered temporary employment at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital to help with COVID-19.