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The E.E. Just Scholars program provides students at historically black colleges and medical schools with summer internships in biomedical research at Columbia University Irving Medical Center.
The 84 new students in the College of Dental Medicine donned their white coats for the first time and were welcomed into the profession by the school's faculty.
- February 22, 2019
Columbia physician William Turner, MD, received a VP&S Award for Excellence for his efforts to recruit residents from underrepresented groups to Columbia’s internal medicine residency.
- February 7, 2019
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.
- February 4, 2019
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.
- January 18, 2019
Vagelos student Emery Jamerson’19 received the 2018 Dr. David K. McDonogh Scholarship in Ophthalmology/ENT, named for the first black Columbia-trained doctor in New York.
- October 3, 2018
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.
- August 16, 2018
The 140 members of the Class of 2022 were welcomed into the profession of medicine at Columbia's annual White Coat Ceremony.
- July 16, 2018
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.
- May 31, 2018
Three Vagelos P&S medical students have been awarded year-long biomedical research fellowships from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute.