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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.
- April 4, 2018
Pediatric gastroenterologist Jennifer Woo Baidal explains that obesity may increase the risk of a serious liver disease at a much younger age than once thought.
- April 2, 2018
Student research topics ranged from machine learning to identify stroke patients to the effect of race & socioeconomic status on outcomes after pediatric allogeneic hematopoietic cell transplantation
- March 30, 2018
Though far from the most common form of cancer, brain cancers are uniquely difficult to treat. Columbia scientists are researching multiple new ways to attack the tumors.
- March 26, 2018
On average, patients see more than eight physicians before being diagnosed with a mitochondrial disease, a new CUIMC study finds.
- March 23, 2018
A stroke education program that uses hip hop music increased stroke awareness among economically disadvantaged minority children and their parents.
- March 21, 2018
In obese mice, the liver increases production of an enzyme, DPP4, that promotes diabetes by increasing inflammation in abdominal fat.