This issue of Upstate Health is brought to you by the number 5
5 years ago, the Upstate Golisano Children's Hospital opened its doors in a "treehouse" addition above Upstate University Hospital in downtown Syracuse.
5 members of KidzBop visited patients at the Upstate Golisano Children‘s Hospital in June. (Photo by Kathleen Paice Froio)
5 patents are held by Gary Nieman, who recently received a $50,000 grant from the SUNY Technology Accelerator Fund to develop minimally-invasive infusion and suction therapy, a novel medical device that removes harmful abdominal fluid buildup caused by trauma, infection or burns.
5 miles per shift is the distance that environmental services workers typically walk, helping to keep the downtown hospital campus clean and disinfected, says operations manager John Kolh.
5 thousand dollar donations to the Upstate Cancer Center are recognized on a ceramic tile mural in the healing garden. So far, 33 $5,000 gifts have been received. To honor your loved one in this space, contact the Upstate Foundation at 464-4416.
5 medical mission trips to Ethiopia have been organized by otolaryngologist Rick Kelley, MD, in recent years to provide care and to train other ear, nose and throat doctors.
5 learning communities -- consisting of medical students for the class of 2017, lead by faculty members, Drs. Lawrence Chin, Robert Corona, James Greenwald, Michael Iannuzzi and Robert Silverman -- are named after the Finger Lakes: Canandaigua, Cayuga, Keuka, Seneca and Skaneateles.