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- 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.
- 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.