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At the student-run Q Clinic, Columbia medical students provide free health care for underinsured LGBTQ+ people and prioritize developing personal relationships with each patient.
Columbia stem cell researchers opened up their labs for one day to dozens of 8th to 10th grade girls to inspire the next generation of female scientists.
Rita Charon founded this influential program, which is now practiced widely in the United States and abroad, at Columbia University's Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons.
On its Class Day, the Mailman School of Public Health celebrated the achievements of more than 950 graduates, the largest and most international class in the school's history.
- 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.
- October 17, 2017
Nathan Brand'18 has worked to expand global health opportunities for P&S students while pursuing many of his own, including a research year in Kenya.
- September 19, 2017
This video celebrates eminent P&S alumni, including the father of modern American surgical education and the co-inventor of the world's first artificial heart valve.
- August 25, 2017
CUIMC’s Summer Program for Underrepresented Students celebrated its 15th anniversary this summer with one of its largest classes in the program’s history.
- August 14, 2017
The 152 members of the Class of 2021 received their white coats on a date of historical meaning during the 250th anniversary of P&S.
- July 31, 2017
In 1767, the governors of King's College unanimously approved a petition from New York physicians to establish the medical school that would become P&S.
- July 13, 2017
Pediatric cardiologist Sylvia Preston Griffiths, MD, is in her seventh decade of teaching at P&S.
- July 11, 2017
Columbia professor Dr. David Hosack served for years as Alexander Hamilton's—and Aaron Burr's—family doctor and attended to Hamilton after his famous duel with Burr on July 11, 1804.
- June 23, 2017
A new blended-learning course called Ready 4 Residency helps fourth-year P&S students make the transition from medical scholar to physician.