News Archive for 2016


New president, expansions, collaborations, accolades highlight 2016

New president, expansions, collaborations, accolades highlight 2016

December 29, 2016

Past year also brought the opening of the academic building, the opening of the Upstate MIND and accolades for surgery and stroke care.


Upstate partners with OCM BOCES to bring area high school students to campus

Upstate partners with OCM BOCES to bring area high school students to campus

December 29, 2016

College of Health Professions gives students inside look at health care careers, bridging gap from classroom to clinical setting.


Upstate contigent in Ecuador to offer disaster medical assistance

Upstate contigent in Ecuador to offer disaster medical assistance

December 22, 2016

Pediatricians, infectious disease expert and medical student put global medicine outreach in action.


Upstate's CNY Biotech Accelerator wins $625,000 state grant to spark medical device innovation

Upstate's CNY Biotech Accelerator wins $625,000 state grant to spark medical device innovation

December 22, 2016

Medical Device Innovation Challenge is expected to roll out in early 2017.


Upstate Trauma Center issues winter safety alert

Upstate Trauma Center issues winter safety alert

December 16, 2016

Snowmobile, sledding accidents, falls are common, as winter season gets under way


Lt. Gov visits

Lt. Gov visits

December 14, 2016

Upstate Medical University President Danielle Laraque-Arena, MD, left, thanks New York Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul for visiting and touring the Upstate campus.  During her brief visit Tuesday, Dec. 13, Hochul met with Laraque-Arena, who also serves as co-chair of the State's Central New York Regional Advisory Council, visited the new Academic Building, Upstate University Hospital...


Upstate earns designation as Center of Excellence for Hip & Knee Replacement

Upstate earns designation as Center of Excellence for Hip & Knee Replacement

December 14, 2016

Upstate becomes the first hospital in New York to earn DNV's seal of approval for this popular surgery.


Consumer Reports puts Upstate among teaching hospitals with best scores for preventing central line infections

Consumer Reports puts Upstate among teaching hospitals with best scores for preventing central line infections

December 12, 2016

Consumer Reports gave Upstate its second highest rating, reserved for hospitals with at least 50 percent better than historic average for preventing infections.


Holiday Tree 2016

Holiday Tree 2016

December 12, 2016

Sights of the season around the Upstate campus include this two-story tree decorated in burgundy ribbons.  It greets visitors entering the main entrance at Upstate University Hospital.  Adding to the holiday ambience is the garland-wrapped staircase.


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