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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.
- 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.
- August 25, 2017
CUMC’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.
- June 15, 2017
Rita Charon, MD, PhD, is the new director of the Virginia Apgar Academy, which supports excellence in medical education at P&S.
- June 2, 2017
The Columbia Academy of Clinical Excellence inducted P&S clinical faculty members recognized for outstanding patient care.