News Archives of May 2014

May 29, 2014
University Pediatric and Adolescent Center earns recognition for patient-centered care
National Committee for Quality Assurance offers special designation to center that cares for many local children, including those in foster care and refugees.

May 29, 2014
Center for Spiritual Care publishes Open the Eyes of My Heart
Book recounts special moments when volunteers offered ‘spiritual compassion’ to patients.

May 19, 2014
Paul E. Norcross joins Medical Alumni Association/Foundation as executive director
An experienced fundraising executive, Norcross worked with SUNY Albany, Syracuse University and St. Bonaventure.

May 19, 2014
At start of National EMS Week, Upstate offers more than 150 area EMS pros info on latest in life-savings techniques.
A new portable ultrasound device and enhance airway management techniques highlight major conference that brings together EMS professionals from across Central New York.

May 19, 2014
MD/PHD graduates
After completing 7 years of study, three Upstate Medical University students, from left, Tiffany Caza, Ivayla Geneva and Petya Radoeva, have earned both an MD and a PhD. They were among the more than nearly 550 students to earn degrees at Upstate's Commencement May 18.

May 15, 2014
Tree-lined campus
Blossoming trees line the entrance to Upstate University Hospital’s Community Campus on a beautiful spring day that feels more like summer.  Flags on the Community Campus are at half-staff May 15 in honor of Peace Officer Memorial Day.

May 15, 2014
541 to receive degrees at Upstate Medical University Commencement May 18
Upstate will recognize graduates in its colleges of Graduate Studies, Health Professions, Medicine and Nursing in four separate commencement ceremonies.

May 13, 2014
Daniella Palermo and Tiffany Telarico Caza receive Chancellor’s Awards for Student Excellence
Daniella Palermo and Tiffany Telarico Caza are among 274 State University of New York students honored with the 2014 Chancellor’s Award for Student Excellence.

May 13, 2014
Foundation for Upstate’s Miracle Ride marks 20 years of supporting pediatric services
The Foundation for Upstate's Miracle Ride has raised more than $1 million for pediatric services at Upstate Golisano Children's Hospital. More than 700 riders are expected for this year's event Sunday, May 18.

May 13, 2014
Upstate trauma surgeon Fahd Ali, MD, speaks at motorcycle safety event
Upstate University Hospital trauma surgeon Fahd Ali, MD, speaks at motorcyclist safety awareness press conference, urging motorcyclists to wear helmets at all times, as motorcycle crashes are 37 times more lethal than automobile crashes. Onondaga County officials, who also participated in the event, reported that helmet usage for motorcyclists is on the decline. Officials reminded all motorists and motorcyclists to make roadways safer, especially as the summertime driving season is upon us.

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