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Joseph Oppedisano
Sep 24, 2012

Volunteer Mock Patients Needed for NYULMC Exercise

Sep 24, 2012 by Joseph Oppedisano

The Department of Emergency Management at NYU Langone Medical Center is gearing up for its annual full-scale decontamination exercise on Friday, October 12, 2012. Part of the process for testing the NYULMC Decontamination Team includes the movement of mock patients through the decontamination showers. To make this process as realistic as possible, we are looking for volunteers who are willing to go through the decontamination process as mock patients (please note that this will include get...

Akiko Yamaguchi
Sep 19, 2012

Hearing and Vision Screening Volunteer Opportunity

Sep 19, 2012 by Akiko Yamaguchi

Please see below from All My Children Day Care & Nursery School regarding an opportunity to participate in hearing and vision screenings. I am writing to inquire as to the possibility of conducting hearing and vision screenings for the children in our day care facilities. "All My Children" has acquired several new sites and ACS is requiring ALL children in this program to be assessed cognitively, social emotionally, as well as hearing and vision within 45 calendar days from October 1...

Akiko Yamaguchi
Aug 27, 2012

Dual Degree Programs

Aug 27, 2012 by Akiko Yamaguchi

NYU School of Medicine encourages intellectual aspiration in fields that intersect with medicine and supports students who choose to pursue additional training in their areas of particular interest. To that end, the school offers multiple Master's Degree programs, and is in the process of developing several more. These programs offer medical students the opportunity to obtain a graduate degree along with their M.D. degree, and offer several potential advantages over pursuing the two degree...

Akiko Yamaguchi
Jun 22, 2012

Bon Voyage to NYU Students Going Abroad

Jun 22, 2012 by Akiko Yamaguchi

As many of our now second year medical students begin their travels to their abroad sites, we wish you all safe and exciting travels! For those that are interested in learning about potential projects for the near future, visit the Find A Project page on the International Health Program Website.  

Akiko Yamaguchi
May 22, 2012

Graduation Awards Ceremony for the Class of 2012

May 22, 2012 by Akiko Yamaguchi

Congratulations to the Class of 2012!!  We would like to highlight the following student who were awarded academic and professional excellence awards from various departments during the Graduation Awards Ceremony on May 15, 2012. DEGREES CONFERRED WITH HONORS In Cardiothoracic Surgery Amanda Beck In Dermatology Adele D. Haimovic Syril Keena Torreblanca Que In Neurology Sara R. Ghobraiel In Pathology Daniel Gorovets In Physiology & Neuroscience Eugenia Este...

Akiko Yamaguchi
Apr 5, 2012

NYC Free Clinic Comedy Night

Apr 5, 2012 by Akiko Yamaguchi

The New York City Free Clinic (NYCFC) invites you to be a corporate sponsor of the seventh annual Stand-Up for Healthcare Access: NYCFC Comedy Show and Dinner Benefit. The event will be held at 7:00 pm on Monday, April 9, 2012 at Gotham Comedy Club on 208 W 23rd St Manhattan, NY. Your support as a sponsor of the 2012 Stand-Up for Healthcare Access is crucial to the ongoing success of the NYCFC. The NYCFC is New York City’s only free, comprehensive healthcare clinic for the uninsured...

Akiko Yamaguchi
Mar 15, 2012

Graduating Student Professionalism Awards

Mar 15, 2012 by Akiko Yamaguchi

Each year the several individuals from the graduating class are recognized for their outstanding performance throughout their medical school careers at the Graduation Awards Ceremony.  While a number of the awards are specific in their purpose (i.e. excellence in a given clerkship), several of the awards that are to be given this year cover issues of professionalism, humanism, academic achievement, compassion, and overall strength of character. Currently, the selection committee is de...

Akiko Yamaguchi
Mar 13, 2012

OrgSync Raffle Results

Mar 13, 2012 by Akiko Yamaguchi

CONGRATULATIONS TO THE FOLLOWING INDIVIDUALS AND ORGANIZATIONS! You have won gift cards for the following categories. Please stop by the Office of Student Affairs to pick up your prize. $50 Gift Card Two individuals that logged into OrgSync and joined at least one portal Lily Kam Eric Stewart $75 Gift Card for the Club Organization with at least one event on the community calendar American Medical Association Organization with images/videos posted on the po...

Akiko Yamaguchi
Mar 9, 2012

Applications to the Honors Program

Mar 9, 2012 by Akiko Yamaguchi

As a reminder, Honors Program applications are due no later than April 6 (extended from April 1). Make sure to include your application signed by your mentor, a project abstract (a half page summary, giving an overall framework of the project), and a project proposal (3 pages maximum, including details of the project). If you have any questions, please contact Erin Hazard (; 646-501-5241; Greenberg Hall Suite 6C). Visit their website for more information: http...

Akiko Yamaguchi
Feb 2, 2012

NYU School of Medicine hosts David Perlmutter, MD, FACN, ABIHM

Feb 2, 2012 by Akiko Yamaguchi

Neuroscience of Enlightenment NYU School of Medicine is proud to host David Perlmutter, MD, FACN, ABIHM for his talk titled "Neuroscience of Enlightenment" on March 15, 2012 at 6:00pm in Schwartz Lecture Hall E.  Dr. Perlmutter has been interviewed on many nationally syndicated radio and television programs including 20/20, Larry King Live, CNN, Fox News and Friends, the Today Show, Oprah, Dr. Oz, and the CBS Early Show. Dr. Perlmutter is a frequent lecturer and has contributed...

Akiko Yamaguchi
Jan 31, 2012

NYU President's Service Awards

Jan 31, 2012 by Akiko Yamaguchi

The purpose of the President’s Service Award is to recognize the distinguished achievements of undergraduate, graduate, and professional students and student organizations for their promotion of learning, leadership, and quality of student life at New York University. Nominations Any NYU student, faculty, or staff member may nominate an NYU student for a President's Service Award. Please review the criteria & eligibility page for more information. To submit a nomination, complete t...

Akiko Yamaguchi
Jan 30, 2012

OrgSync Incentives for Clubs!

Jan 30, 2012 by Akiko Yamaguchi

Thank you to all those that attended the OrgSync Training on January 25th and 26th.  We hope that you walked away with ideas of how to utilize the various function on the website and learned how the NYU School of Medicine will be using this program. In order to complete your organization's portal, we have set some deadlines to complete the tasks listed below.  Many of you have done so already but there are still a few groups that have yet to complete the steps.  If you are unsure of an...

Akiko Yamaguchi
Jan 10, 2012

OrgSync Launches

Jan 10, 2012 by Akiko Yamaguchi

OrgSync will officially launch to the NYU School of Medicine on January 10th!  Each student will receive log in information and can begin creating their profiles as well as browse through the various functions that this online system provides.  We'll be adding exciting new features in the future, as well as updates on events and news so we encourage you to visit the site often!

Akiko Yamaguchi
Jan 10, 2012

Student Leader Training

Jan 10, 2012 by Akiko Yamaguchi

Welcome to all the new Student Organization leaders for 2012!  We are excited to see the wide range of programs and events that you have planned for your organizations and if you have questions on how to host a successful event, feel free to stop by the Office of Student Affairs in Greenberg Hall.  Whether you are hosting a dinner lecture, a campuswide event, or planning a off campus excursion, we can help with the details.   We will see you at the Student Leader Training on Tuesday, J...

Akiko Yamaguchi
Dec 15, 2011

MD/MPH Deadline on December 15!

Dec 15, 2011 by Akiko Yamaguchi

The deadline for the MD/MPH program is December 15!  If you are considering this dual degree, but had not submitted an application by the program deadline, let me know. While we cannot guarantee consideration post-deadline, the School of Medicine can advocate for students who have a strong interest in the dual degree, but who may have come to the decision a little late. The Office of Student Affairs is excited to announce that the NYU School of Medicine has been approved to offer its f...