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Second-year medical students at Columbia University celebrated their transition to clinical education with the Steven Z. Miller Student Clinician’s Ceremony on Jan. 6.
More than 200 new faculty have joined 22 departments across VP&S this past year, bringing with them expertise in a wide range of fields.
We spoke with Jean-Marie Alves-Bradford about the unique stresses of medical school and how the new office will help students adapt and succeed.
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.
- March 18, 2022
On Match Day, 146 VP&S students discovered where they will start their medical training after graduation and celebrated their residencies with family and friends in person.
- February 9, 2022
A Columbia summer program for medical students is working to increase the number of psychiatrists from historically underrepresented groups.
- October 18, 2021
VP&S is among 11 medical schools from across the United States selected to participate in the project, which seeks to dismantle systemic racism and bias in medical education.
- August 23, 2021
At the annual White Coat Ceremony, 140 members of the VP&S Class of 2025 donned their first white coats and recited an Oath written by the class to mark the beginning of their medical education.
- August 17, 2021
In a commentary published in JAMA, the deans of the Columbia and Cornell medical schools write that Asian Americans are underrepresented in the highest ranks of academic medicine.
- August 16, 2021
The VP&S Class of 2025 has more students from underrepresented minority backgrounds than any medical school class in Columbia’s history.
- August 10, 2021
Columbia medical students used to experience emergency medicine briefly during other rotations, but now the specialty has its own clerkship in the second year, earlier than most other schools.