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STAR U, a new summer program at CUIMC for college students, seeks to enhance the study of aging, Alzheimer's, and disparities by increasing the numbers of scientists from diverse backgrounds.
Since 2009, incoming medical students at VP&S have been required to complete a scholarly project, which allows students to immerse themselves into a specific area of medicine.
- 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.
- 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.