Welcome to the Columbia University Medical Center's Office of Government & Community Affairs (GCA) web site. Government & Community Affairs represents the interests of Columbia University Medical Center before the federal, state, and city governments. This office also develops and implements programs with the communities surrounding Columbia University Medical Center and serves as the primary liaison between the Medical Center and the external community.
GCA coordinates information on services and programs available at the Medical Center campus. The office responds to and engages community stakeholders, local residents and community based providers as they seek to learn more about the various medical center programs, services, events and activities. We work with various elected officials, medical associations and other organizations to advocate and educate policy makers on areas ofinterest of our faculty and staff.
If you have any need or desire to work with elected officials or community based organizations, I strongly encourage you to contact us to see if we may be of assistance.
Ross A. Frommer
Vice President and Associate Dean
Zuckerman Institute Invites NYC High School Teachers to Apply
for Brain Science Program
DEADLINE: June 9, 2015
The Zuckerman Institute of Columbia University hosts the Brain Insight Teacher-Scholar program, a brain science-focused professional development program for high school science teachers. The program combines public lectures about the brain with teacher-only seminars focusing on neuroscience content and the science practices of the Next Generation Science Standards.The program is open to current New York City high school teachers who teach science, and runs on select weekday afternoons from September 2015 to May 2016. For more information and to apply, please go to http://news.columbia.edu/brain-insight-teacher-scholar-program
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Office of Government & Community Affairs
51 Audubon Avenue8th Floor, Suite 800New York, N.Y. 10032
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