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Upstate’s 419 graduates enter a ‘temporarily troubled world as graduates and heroes,’ after first-ever virtual Commencement

Upstate’s 419 graduates enter a ‘temporarily troubled world as graduates and heroes,’ after first-ever virtual Commencement

May 4, 2020

Deans and speakers emphasized unique circumstances, praised student resilience.


Upstate to hold virtual Commencement May 1

Upstate to hold virtual Commencement May 1

April 30, 2020

Commencement's Distinguished Speaker New York Health Commissioner Howard Zucker,...


Upstate graduate headed for neurosurgery receives prestigious SUNY Chancellor’s Award for Student Excellence

Upstate graduate headed for neurosurgery receives prestigious SUNY Chancellor’s Award for Student Excellence

April 29, 2020

Sweeney will begin a residency in neurosurgery at Albany Medical Center on July...


New COVID Transitions Clinic provides resources, daily telehealth calls with Upstate doctors for patients recovering at home

New COVID Transitions Clinic provides resources, daily telehealth calls with Upstate doctors for patients recovering at home

April 24, 2020

The clinic is also providing comfort kits with a mask, card and other supplies.


CNY Ronald McDonald House temporarily opens doors to front-line health care employees from Upstate University Hospital

CNY Ronald McDonald House temporarily opens doors to front-line health care employees from Upstate University Hospital

April 21, 2020

The house, only blocks away from the hospital, will provide emergency sleep...


Upstate seeks healthy people exposed to COVID-19 to participate in national study

Upstate seeks healthy people exposed to COVID-19 to participate in national study

April 21, 2020

Good candidates are likely living with someone who has COVID-19.


Upstate students mine scientific literature for latest on COVID-19 to aid Incident Command process

Upstate students mine scientific literature for latest on COVID-19 to aid Incident Command process

April 20, 2020

Students gather virtually to go over latest research and share notes.


Two area women are among the first to donate blood plasma in an emergency clinical trial to help treat severely ill patients battling COVID-19

Two area women are among the first to donate blood plasma in an emergency clinical trial to help treat severely ill patients battling COVID-19

April 17, 2020

The project is part of the National COVID-19 Convalescent Plasma Project, which...


Upstate’s Outpatient Pharmacy offering free home delivery for COVID-19 patients to limit community exposure

Upstate’s Outpatient Pharmacy offering free home delivery for COVID-19 patients to limit community exposure

April 17, 2020

The service is meant to help patients physical distance and self-quarantine more...


Three from Upstate play crucial role in managing emergency COVID-19 hospital at Javits Center in New York City

Three from Upstate play crucial role in managing emergency COVID-19 hospital at Javits Center in New York City

April 16, 2020

Governor asked Christopher Tanski, MD, MSEd to remain on as medical director...


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