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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.
Lauren Fields was awarded a 2020 International Hippocrates Prize for Poetry & Medicine for her poem, “A Laying on of Hands in the OR.”
VP&S faculty received year-end awards during graduation for teaching, humanism, and clinical and basic research.
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.
- July 5, 2018
A very low carbohydrate, high-fat diet called the ketogenic diet may improve the effectiveness of an emerging class of cancer drugs, according to a study in mice.
- July 3, 2018
Pediatrics chair Jordan Scott Orange is a physician-scientist who will focus on clinical care and research.
- June 29, 2018
Cell-based therapy expert Pawel Muranski, MD, discusses the challenges of testing cancer immunotherapy drugs in new patient groups.
- June 26, 2018
For women, even mild sleep problems can raise blood pressure, finds a new study.
- June 6, 2018
Cachexia, the debilitating muscle wasting that occurs in late-stage cancer patients, may be due to an overload of zinc in muscles, finds a new study.
- June 4, 2018
Joint pain relief from omega-3s may help more women adhere to hormonal breast cancer treatment, a study suggests.
- June 1, 2018
OnTrackNY, a care program for individuals with early psychosis, decreased hospitalization rates from 70 percent to 10 percent and doubled rates of participation in education and employment.