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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.
- August 27, 2018
Physician-scientist Darrell Yamashiro, MD, PhD, has been named director of Columbia's Division of Pediatric Hematology, Oncology, & Stem Cell Transplantation.
- August 24, 2018
Columbia University biomedical researchers have captured close-up views of a skin-cell protein that plays important roles in sensing temperature, itch, and pain.
- August 23, 2018
A new study shows that in human muscle, mitochondrial DNA mutations arise near the cell nucleus where they trigger molecular changes that promote their own proliferation.
- August 16, 2018
The 140 members of the Class of 2022 were welcomed into the profession of medicine at Columbia's annual White Coat Ceremony.
- July 30, 2018
Columbia researchers found that a gene associated with an autoimmune form of hair loss could be activated to improve cancer immunotherapy.
- July 25, 2018
Angela Mills, MD, Columbia’s new chair of emergency medicine, discusses the role of emergency physicians in health care.
- July 19, 2018
A new study at Columbia shows that binge drinking during adolescence increases the risk of alcohol use disorder and memory problems later on.
- July 16, 2018
The new program will educate genetic counselors, professionals in high demand yet short supply, to help patients understand and manage their genetic health in the era of precision medicine.
- July 10, 2018
Acupuncture significantly eased joint pain for a majority of women undergoing a common form of breast cancer treatment, a new study found.
- July 6, 2018
VP&S faculty who received honors during the past academic year were celebrated at the annual 2018 Honors Luncheon.