News Archive for 2017
Excellent, again: Upstate earns another three-year verification as Level 1 trauma center for adults and children
June 15, 2017
After rigorous review, American College of Surgeons panel verifies Upstate's Level 1 trauma center status and its ability to deliver optimal trauma care for adults and children.
Upstate earns top achievement awards for stroke and heart failure care
June 13, 2017
American Heart Association, in conjunction with the American Stroke Association, recognize Upstate efforts in this area after rigorous review.
Close to 1,000 expected at Upstate Cancer Center's National Cancer Survivor's Day Celebration June 4
June 1, 2017
This is the 21st year Upstate has hosted this free event for survivors and their families.
Now in its 21st year, Paige's Butterfly Run steps off June 3
June 1, 2017
The 2017 run will be held Saturday, June 3, in downtown Syracuse's Clinton Square, adjacent to the Taste of Syracuse. Since its inception the event has raised more than $2 million in support of Upstate Golisano Children's Hospital.
Dr. Ruth Weinstock named outstanding physician clinician by American Diabetes Association
May 22, 2017
The award honors Weinstock's clinical, teaching and research excellence and her commitment to treating diabetes in underserved populations.
Graduating med students sign pledge to treat Medicaid patients
May 19, 2017
A group of graduating medical students are pledging to ensure that Medicaid patients are not forgotten in their professional practices.
468 to receive degrees, certificates at Upstate Medical University Commencement May 21
May 17, 2017
Michael R. Barratt, MD, a NASA physician and astronaut and one of the nation's few specialists dually trained in medicine and aerospace medicine, will receive an honorary degree and address graduates.
Three Upstate faculty earn Distinguished Faculty rank from SUNY
May 15, 2017
Drs. Ann Botash, Andras Perl and Leonard Weiner earn highest SUNY faculty honor in recognition of their teaching, research and service.
Upstate stroke, dementia researcher wins prestigious science prize
May 14, 2017
Upstate Professor Li-Ru Zhao, who also serves as a researcher scientist at Syracuse's VAMC, honored for her work on stroke recovery and Alzheimer's disease.
Patient and Family Healing Garden blooms at Community Campus
May 9, 2017
Against the backdrop of National Hospital Week and National Nurses Week, Upstate University Hospital's Community Campus will officially unveil its Patient and Family Healing Garden during a small ceremony Wednesday, May 10 at 2 p.m. at the garden.