News Archives of August 2008

August 22, 2008
Key state officials, legislative aides participate in Project Medical Education
Two-day program will immerse participants in world of academic medicine as student, biomedical scientist and administrator.

August 21, 2008
Free health screenings and a daily dose of information at the New York State Fair
During the 10-day run of the New York State Fair SUNY Upstate health experts will answer questions and provide free pulmonary function testing and glaucoma screenings.

August 19, 2008
SUNY Upstate Medical University welcomes new students to campus Aug. 20 to 24
Busy orientation schedule will greet new students before classes begin Aug. 25. White coat ceremonies will welcome future doctors, nurses and other health professionals.

August 19, 2008
Vivian Gahtan, M.D., to be inducted as Lloyd S. Rogers Professor of Surgery in Sept. 3 event
Professorship recognizes an academic surgeon with clinical and teaching responsibilities and robust research agenda.

August 18, 2008
SUNY Upstate, Syracuse City schools partner on series aimed at creating successful school year for kids in mind, body and home life
Medical experts will offer strategies for keeping mind and body healthy, while teachers offer tips on successful studying and creating a learning environment in the home.

August 15, 2008
University Hospital finds small communication device brings big boost in efficiencies
A small, lightweight, wearable communication device is now as ubiquitous as ID badges at University Hospital with its impact being felt by departments as diverse as ER and Food Service.

August 14, 2008
Free legal clinic for patients relocates
Clinic, now at University Hospital, assists patients with legal matters linked to housing, family situations, medical insurance.

August 12, 2008
College of Nursing awarded SUNY grant to hire faculty to help meet critical healthcare need
SUNY grant will enable college to train more nurse practitioners in family psychiatric mental health, a much-needed provider in rural areas.

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