Cortland physician honored for his work with Upstate Medical University students
Christopher Moheimani, MD, of the Guthrie Cortland Medical Center, has been honored by Upstate Medical University’s Rural Medical Education (RMED) Program with the 2019 Preceptor of the Year Award.
As a preceptor, Moheimani has regularly hosted third-year medical students in his Cortland-based practice, as they participate in office hours, conduct inpatient rounds and assist physicians in other practice responsibilities.
One student said of Moheimani: “Not only did I learn the knowledge, details, and skills, that were beyond what was required for my rotation, but I more importantly learned how to be a good person and a well-rounded, compassionate physician.”
Moheimani is one of
RMED places students during their
RMED was created with a goal of alleviating the shortage of physicians who practice general medicine in New York’s rural communities. Since the program’s inception in 1989, more than 200 students have graduated from this program that has proved successful in providing primary care and specialty physicians for rural practice.
For more information on RMED, check out http://www.upstate.edu/fmed/education/rmed/ or contact Carrie Roseamelia,
Caption: Christopher Moheimani, MD, winner of the 2019 Preceptor of the Award for his role in teaching