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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.
Columbia medical students are dedicated to thinking deeply about the role of medicine in society, and some students choose Columbia because of the way the medical school promotes social justice.
At the 2023 Student Research Day, Columbia University medical students presented their research to colleagues, fellow students, faculty, and leaders.
- February 19, 2021
Monica L. Lypson, MD, has been named vice dean for education and Jonathan Amiel, MD, has been appointed senior associate dean for innovation in health professions education.
- December 23, 2020
When the virus arrived in New York City, VP&S clinicians were redeployed to areas in need, researchers pivoted to COVID research, and students graduated early to help “bend the curve.”
- December 16, 2020
As VP&S begins implementing an action plan for anti-racism in medical education, students and faculty share their own perspectives on the intersection of COVID-19 and Black Lives Matter.
- August 13, 2020
The 140 members of the Class of 2024 marked the start of medical school at the White Coat Ceremony, an annual tradition that was virtual for the first time this year.
- May 27, 2020
Lauren Fields was awarded a 2020 International Hippocrates Prize for Poetry & Medicine for her poem, “A Laying on of Hands in the OR.”
- May 12, 2020
VP&S faculty received year-end awards during graduation for teaching, humanism, and clinical and basic research.
- April 20, 2020
The brainchild of Vibhu Krishna, a medical student at Columbia’s Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons, "Faces of the Frontline," shares stories on Instagram from the COVID-19 front line.
- April 16, 2020
Columbia medical students celebrated early graduation in a web event on April 15. Among the 139 students, 84 will start work at NewYork-Presbyterian to provide support during the COVID-19 pandemic.
- March 27, 2020
Medical students at Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons will graduate early and be offered temporary employment at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital to help with COVID-19.
- March 25, 2020
Poh Lian Lim, MD ’91, directs an isolation unit of the National Centre for Infectious Diseases in Singapore and is a consultant in the Communicable Disease Division of the Ministry of Health there.