News Archives of 2009

Students return to campus Aug. 19

August 18, 2009

Upstate Medical University will welcome new students to campus with a full schedule of orientation and celebratory events, including white coat ceremonies and dinners with faculty members

Upstate researcher invited to attend Lance Armstrong's Global Cancer Summit

August 18, 2009

Timothy Dye, Ph.D., an expert on the stigma of cancer in developing countries, believes global summit, being held in Dublin, will lead to coordinated worldwide fight against cancer.

Institute selects Upstate Medical University for work on implementing Patientsfirst! concept

August 7, 2009

Upstate is included in national case study as one of six high-performing patient and family-centered academic medical centers.

John McCabe, M.D., named chief executive officer of University Hospital

August 3, 2009

McCabe, who has held numerous leadership posts in his 22-year-care with Upstate, takes the helm of University Hospital at time of great progress and growth.

Upstate offers 'Virtual Iraq' to help veterans overcome post traumatic stress disorder

July 30, 2009

The treatment - called Virtual Iraq - uses components of the popular video game, Full Spectrum Warrior, as a way for patients to deal with the fears and anxieties resulting from exposure to the horrors of war.

University Hospital earns honors for stroke care from American Stroke Association

July 29, 2009

Stroke Silver Performance Achievement Award recognizes University Hospital's commitment and success in implementing a higher standard of stroke care.

Upstate joins with city and OCC to offer free workouts for Syracuse residents in local parks

July 27, 2009

Participants also will be part of Upstate Medical University study on benefits of community fitness programming, as they track daily activities and diet.

Upstate gains 10-year reaccreditation

July 21, 2009

Commended for ?providing exceptional medical and health-related education and services to the vast rural communities' Upstate Medical University is reaccredited for 10 years.

University Hospital receives high praise for its cancer care from national medical group

July 20, 2009

University Hospital wins three-year approval award with commendation by the Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons in recognition of the quality and caliber of the its cancer program.

University Hospital's new East Tower opens with 138 spacious, private patient rooms

July 16, 2009

New private patient rooms greet patients and families as University Hospital's new East Tower opens its three new adult floors: Cardiovascular, Neuroscience, Oncology. Project architect Karlsberger developed design that features roomier hallways and various interior flourishes.