News Archives of October 1998

October 19, 1998
SUNY Health Science Center physician elected president of National Association of EMS Physicians
Richard C. Hunt, M.D., professor and chair of the Department of Emergency Medicine at the State University New York (SUNY) Health Science Center at Syracuse, has been named president-elect of the National Association of EMS Physicians (NAEMSP). Dr. Hunt will serve in that capacity from October 1998 through January 2001. The NAEMSP, which [...]

October 14, 1998
More than 100 patients take advantage of University Hospital’s new heart bypass procedure
More than 100 patients have undergone a new heart bypass procedure since it was first offered at University Hospital nine months ago. The new endoscopic vessel harvesting procedure–first introduced in central New York by University Hospital last November–results in less postoperative pain, fewer wound healing complications, minimal scarring, quicker recovery time, and dramatically [...]

October 13, 1998
Parents’ Committee of the Medical Alumni Association Awards Medical Students
SYRACUSE, NY The Parents’ Committee of the Medical Alumni Association of the SUNY Health Science Center at Syracuse has given a complimentary copy of the publication,Harrison’s Principles of Internal Medicine to each student from the Center’s College of Medicine Class of 2000. The gift presentation and reception coincided with the final day of the USMLE [...]

October 13, 1998
Lions Clubs of District 20-YI donate $250,000 to support ophthalmic research, services at SUNY Health Science Center
The Lions Clubs of District 20-YI has pledged $250,000 to support and further ophthalmic research at the State University of New York Health Science Center at Syracuse. The contribution, to be paid over three years, was made to the Center’s Vision 2000, a fundraising campaign of the Health Science Center Foundation at Syracuse, Inc. [...]

October 7, 1998
SUNY Health Science Center runners place eighth in the national Corporate Challenge Championship
Employees of the State University of New York Health Science Center at Syracuse placed eighth out of 71 teams competing in the co-ed division of the Corporate Challenge Championships, held Saturday, Oct. 3 in New York City. The SUNY Health Science Center was eligible to participate in the national championships because of its first [...]

October 6, 1998
Health Science Center Awards 23 Individuals and McLane Northeast for Outstanding Service
The Fall Faculty Convocation traditionally marks the beginning of each new academic year. It provides the opportunity to publicly honor outstanding individuals who have given generously of their time, talents, skills, and knowledge, and who by their actions and accomplishments have benefited the lives of others. The following individuals and businesses will be receive [...]

September 30, 1998
SUNY symposium Oct. 14 to examine the ethical responsibilities health care professionals face in the wake of alternative medicine
The ethical responsibilities health care professionals face in treating an American public finding more favor with alternative medicine will be examined in the Sixth Annual Ethics Symposium sponsored by the State University of New York Health Science Center Wednesday, Oct. 14. “Alternative Approaches to Healing: Ethical Responsibilities of Health Care Professionals” will be presented [...]

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