News Archives of 2011

Annual convocation brings honors to Upstate employees

September 12, 2011

Upstate Medical University honors 21 individuals, the Carol M. Baldwin Family and Key Bank for outstanding service to the university at its annual Fall Faculty Convocation.

Upstate to offer music for healing course

September 12, 2011

A course that train musicians on how to use music to create a healing environment for those with acute and chronic illness will be offered by Upstate Medical University next Spring. An informational session on the course is set for Sept. 26.

Radio show reflects on 9/11 anniversary

September 9, 2011

Members of the Upstate Medical University community who cared for victims of the 9/11 attack will reflect on their experiences in special segment of HealthLink on Air Sept. 10 at 1 p.m.

Upstate, SU study assesses hearing needs of older patients

September 8, 2011

Findings show that assisted listening devices can aid patients in hearing the doctor more clearly and greatly enhance privacy. Researchers say findings might encourage hospitals to consider providing such devices to older hearing-impaired patients.

Upstate offers good health at the New York State Fair

August 24, 2011

Free health screenings and information on various topics, from autism to whooping cough, will be available at Upstate Medical University's exhibit at the New York State Fair. A highlight of the exhibit will be the free bike helmet giveaway Sept. 3. The Upstate exhibit is in the Science and Industry Building.

Upstate names four to head clinical departments

August 23, 2011

Upstate Medical University has named four individuals to lead various clinical departments at the academic medical center. The appointments were made by Upstate Senior Vice President and College of Medicine Dean Steven J. Scheinman, M.D.

Upstate Medical University welcomes new students

August 23, 2011

More than 500 new students arrive on the Upstate Medical University campus in anticipation of a new academic year. Classes begin Aug. 29, but before they do, students participate in a various orientation events, including white coat ceremonies that mark the beginning of a student's medical education.

Area's longest-serving pediatrician hangs up stethoscope

August 12, 2011

One of Central New York's longest-serving pediatricians is finally hanging up his stethoscope. After treating generations of youngsters for more than 65 years, and training countless medical students in pediatric medicine, 92-year-old Frederick Roberts, M.D., is retiring.

Upstate's VCFS Center attracts patients from afar

August 12, 2011

First the Internet, then Skype and a young girl and her family travel 2,300 miles - from Panama City to Syracuse - to get care at Upstate's Velo-Cardio-Facial International Center.

Upstate Medical University hosts stalking conference is Aug. 11

August 10, 2011

Stalking: risk, prevention and victim services will be discussed by a panel of experts at The Third Annual Forensic Psychiatry Conference, Thursday, Aug 11, from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. in the ninth floor auditorium at Weiskotten Hall, 766 Irving Ave., Syracuse.