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At the student-run Q Clinic, Columbia medical students provide free health care for underinsured LGBTQ+ people and prioritize developing personal relationships with each patient.
Rita Charon founded this influential program, which is now practiced widely in the United States and abroad, at Columbia University's Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons.
The VP&S Class of 2023 graduation ceremony on May 17 honored 140 students who received MD degrees and 77 students who received PhD degrees in biomedical sciences.
Diagnosed with juvenile arthritis at age 5, Hueyjong Shih will never forget how medicine empowered him to live a healthy and active life.
- December 14, 2022
VP&S and Bassett Healthcare Network in Cooperstown, New York are working together to address the issue of access to improve the health of rural populations.
- December 13, 2022
As part of a formal effort to reduce systemic racism in medical education, the VP&S community has come together to work through the Anti-Racist Transformation in Medical Education project.
- September 12, 2022
Local residents, community leaders, and policymakers spent a day on campus to learn about day-to-day activities at CUIMC.
- August 22, 2022
At Columbia’s annual White Coat Ceremony, 140 members of the VP&S Class of 2026 commenced their journey into the medical field.
- August 22, 2022
In the Dígame Bienvenidos program, incoming medical and dental students immerse themselves in the culture of Washington Heights.
- July 25, 2022
Rosa Lee, MD, who led the implementation of a new mission-driven curriculum at the City University of New York School of Medicine, has been named senior associate dean for curricular affairs at VP&S.
- July 18, 2022
Columbia's MD/MPH graduates use their dual degrees in myriad ways, including politics, city government, and NGOs.
- July 6, 2022
The Columbia-Bassett Program at Bassett Medical Center in Cooperstown celebrates 10 years of unique medical student education.
- May 19, 2022
A ceremony on May 18 honored 148 students who earned MD degrees from VP&S and 77 students who earned PhD degrees from Columbia’s Graduate School of Arts and Sciences.
- April 27, 2022
Columbia pediatrician Hetty Cunningham appears in "The Color of Care," a new documentary about racial health disparities and their consequences during the COVID-19 pandemic.