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The man who's changing the future of medical education in America—P. Roy Vagelos, MD’54—shared his inspiration and goals with Columbia Magazine in the diner once owned by his immigrant parents.
The 140 members of the Class of 2022 were welcomed into the profession of medicine at Columbia's annual White Coat Ceremony.
The new program will educate genetic counselors, professionals in high demand yet short supply, to help patients understand and manage their genetic health in the era of precision medicine.
Three Vagelos P&S medical students have been awarded year-long biomedical research fellowships from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute.
- February 2, 2018
A Columbia medical student competing in this month's Olympics is just the most recent P&S student or graduate to earn the title Olympian.
- January 22, 2018
Members of the P&S Class of 2020 participated in the Steven Z. Miller Student Clinician's Ceremony, marking the start of their patient-centered training in hospital and ambulatory settings.
- January 2, 2018
The Department of Medical Humanities and Ethics, chaired by Rita Charon, MD, PhD, is the newest department in the Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons.
- December 28, 2017
Medical education at P&S has passed through multiple eras of change during the school's 250 years, and a new era has begun with a scholarship campaign.
- December 27, 2017
The students, who are also members of the P&S Musicians' Guild, created a program that combines their passion for music with patient care.
- December 7, 2017
In the 1819 manuscript, Dr. Bard discusses medical school coursework, the cost of medical education, and the importance of faculty being affiliated with a public hospital.
- November 30, 2017
One student's research could inform the development of an HIV vaccine. Theodora Karagounis also has gained experience caring for patients at Columbia's student-run clinics.
- October 30, 2017
On Nov. 2, the Empire State Building was lit blue to mark the 250th anniversary of Columbia medical school’s first day of classes in 1767.