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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.
- 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.
- May 24, 2017
Joseph Shivers, MD'17, planned an unforgettable marriage proposal to Sarah Meister in a place with special meaning for his medical education.
- April 25, 2017
Over the past 10 years, the Columbia-Harlem Homeless Medical Partnership has helped more than 1,400 patients.