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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.
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 19, 2018
A new study finds that young Americans had a sharply higher risk of suicide in the months after surviving a deliberate self-harm attempt.
- March 9, 2018
Researchers at CUIMC and elsewhere are working on a Global Virome Project, which aims to identify the world’s viral threats and provide timely data to combat future pandemics.
- February 28, 2018
Pathology’s new recruit, Kevin Gardner, talks about health disparities and the need for more diversity among research participants.
- February 23, 2018
Among children with congenital heart disease, those from low-income neighborhoods have higher mortality than kids from high-income areas, even when treated at the same hospitals.
- February 22, 2018
RhoGAM, a drug developed in the 1960s by Columbia University physicians, prevents one of the most severe and devastating diseases affecting fetuses and newborn babies and is still in use today.
- February 14, 2018
Andrew Moran, MD, internist and hypertension expert, addresses questions about the new blood pressure treatment guidelines.