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News Archives of 2006

University Hospitals HealthLink lecture program expands to Camillus, adds new site in Liverpool

July 31, 2006

SYRACUSE, N.Y. - University Hospital will expand its popular HealthLink program beyond its home base Shoppingtown Mall in Dewitt to Bryant & Stratton in Liverpool and Camillus Middle School. The first program at Bryant and Stratton is Aug. 14 and at Camillus Middle School Sept. 14.

University Hospital opens four new outpatient exam rooms for rehabilitation therapy

July 26, 2006

SYRACUSE, N.Y. - Four new outpatient exam rooms for University Hospital's Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation have opened in the Institute for Human Performance, 505 Irving Ave.

Weeklong camp at SUNY Upstate designed to grow interest among teens in healthcare careers

July 18, 2006

SYRACUSE, N.Y.- With more and more healthcare jobs filling the Help Wanted section, SUNY Upstate Medical University officials are hoping an intensive weeklong camp aimed at providing a close-up look at these jobs will entice some teens to pursue careers in healthcare.

SUNY Upstate pharmacist named Pharmacist of the Year

July 14, 2006

SYRACUSE, N.Y. - Bruce Stalder, senior critical care pharmacist at SUNY Upstate Medical University, received the 2006 Pharmacist of the Year Award from the New York State Council of Health System Pharmacists (NYSCHP) at its annual meeting May 6 at the Sagamore in Bolton Landing, N.Y. Stalder also holds faculty appointments in SUNY Upstate's College of Nursing and the Albany College of Pharmacy and a residency faculty appointment at University Hospital.

For first time ever, key SUNY Upstate summer science research program has all-female class

July 13, 2006

SYRACUSE, N.Y.- For the first time in its seven-year history, SUNY Upstate Medical University's Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) Program features an all women class, with an average GPA of 3.71. The highly competitive program that partners college juniors with world class scientists on real-life scientific studies attracted 96 applications worldwide; 65 from women. Nine women were selected to participate in the program.

SUNY Upstate announces appointments

July 13, 2006

SYRACUSE, N.Y. - SUNY Upstate Medical University announces the following appointments:

SUNY Upstate announces honors

July 13, 2006

SYRACUSE, N.Y. - SUNY Upstate Medical University announces the following honors:

New medical team highlights geriatric medicine at University Hospital

July 13, 2006

SYRACUSE, N.Y. - University Hospital has enhanced its multidisciplinary approach in geriatric medicine through its newly created ACE (Acute Care for the Elderly) team, a service of the Geriatrics Program in the Department of Medicine.

Rodgers named Community Health Foundation Fellow

July 11, 2006

Leola Rodgers, associate administrator for the Golisano Children's Hospital of Central New York, has been accepted into the Community Health Foundation of Western and Central New York Health Leadership Fellows program. The 18-month fellowship will provide intensive training of various issues, including patient-centered care, interdisciplinary teams, evidence-based care, quality improvement and information technology.

SUNY Upstate's ultrasound practice wins reaccreditation

July 11, 2006

The ultrasound practice at the Regional Perinatal Center at SUNY Upstate Medical University has been reaccredited by the American Institute of Ultrasound Medicine's Ultrasound Practice Accreditation Council through 2008. Accreditation means the practice has voluntarily met the nationally accepted standards and has demonstrated consistent excellence in patient care in obstetrical ultrasonography. The accreditation process reviews patient care and safety and credentials, experience and training of physicians and sonographers, among other areas.