News Archives of July 2004

July 30, 2004
Knights of Columbus and Kiwanis events to benefit children’s hospital
SYRACUSE, N.Y. — Two upcoming events—one sponsored by the Knights of Columbus, the other by Kiwanis—will benefit the Central New York Children’s Hospital at University Hospital. The Knights of Columbus Council 207 will hold a dance party Friday, Aug. 13, from 8 p.m. to midnight, in the parking lot of the council’s headquarters, located at 47 [...]

July 30, 2004
Outpatient entrance to serve as front door as hospital main entrance and lobby close Aug. 12 for renovation
Beginning Aug. 12, University Hospital’s main entrance and lobby will be closed for approximately one year as the entrance and lobby undergo extensive renovation. During this time, the outpatient entrance will serve as the main hospital entrance. All staff members, visitors and patients will use this entrance for the duration of the renovation project. The outpatient [...]

July 28, 2004
SUNY Upstate seeks smoke-free campus by August 2005
SYRACUSE, N.Y. — SUNY Upstate Medical University President Gregory L. Eastwood, M.D., has set the goal of having a completely smoke-free environment at SUNY Upstate—no smoking within the buildings or on the grounds owned or leased by SUNY Upstate—beginning Aug. 1, 2005. “We are responsible for providing a safe environment for our employees, students, volunteers, [...]

July 26, 2004
Catholic priest, who offered spiritual support and care to University Hospital patients, retires after 18 years
SYRACUSE, N.Y. — The Rev. Alfred J. Bebel will say good-bye to University Hospital after 18 years of providing spiritual comfort and care to patients and staff members alike when he retires Saturday, July 31. A reception for Bebel will be held Tuesday, July 27, from 2:30 to 4 p.m. in the small dining room located [...]

July 22, 2004
SUNY Upstate physicians and students now have access to leading online medical information resource
SYRACUSE, N.Y. — SUNY Upstate Medical University physicians and students can now get answers to clinical questions on the spot with an online medical information service now available at the academic medical center. The online service, called UpToDate, uses a community of 3,000 clinicians as experts who synthesize and offer insight into the latest medical [...]

July 20, 2004
M&T Bank pledges $100,000 to support the new Central New York Children’s Hospital at University Hospital
SYRACUSE, N.Y. — M&T Bank has pledged $100,000 in support of the Central New York Children’s Hospital at University Hospital by naming one of the nursing stations in the children’s hospital. “M&T’s gift is a demonstration of the importance of a children’s hospital to Central New York,” said Gregory L. Eastwood, M.D., president of SUNY [...]

July 19, 2004
SUNY Upstate opens Strategic Management Simulation lab to test decision-making skills in medical residents and children
SYRACUSE, N.Y. — SUNY Upstate Medical University’s has created a Strategic Management Simulation (SMS) laboratory to conduct research into the decision-making skills of medical residents and children. Located in SUNY Upstate’s Institute for Human Performance, the SMS Laboratory is the only one of its kind in the world. The laboratory is directed by [...]

July 15, 2004
D’Angelo tapped for marketing post at SUNY Upstate
SUNY Upstate Medical University has announced the appointment of Thomas R. D’Angelo as assistant director in the department of marketing and university communications. Prior to joining the staff of SUNY Upstate, D’Angelo served as vice president, customer operations and vice president, communications at Excellus BlueCross Blue Shield, Central New York Region where he was responsible [...]

July 12, 2004
New camp aimed at getting teens interested in health care careers opens July 12 at SUNY Upstate
SYRACUSE, N.Y— High school students from across Central New York will get an indepth look at a variety of health care careers during SUNY Upstate Medical University’s first-ever MedQuest Health Careers Exploration Camp, to be held July 12 to 16. During the residential camp, students will participate in nearly 44 hours of programing, including lectures and [...]

July 12, 2004
SUNY Upstate’s student-directed medical outreach program for the homeless wins national honor
SYRACUSE, N.Y. — SUNY Upstate Medical University has been honored by the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) for its student-initiated community outreach program that provides medical care to the area’s homeless and migrant farm workers. SUNY Upstate received the Caring for Community award for SC HOPE—the Salt City Health Outreach Program—a part-time ambulatory care [...]

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