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Gladys Jacobs received the inaugural Foundations of Clinical Medicine “Patient as Professor” Honorary Teaching Award, presented by second-year P&S student Lisa Roth and Delphine Taylor, M.D., assistant professor of clinical medicine and co-course director, Foundations of Clinical...

Eliza Miller, a second-year P&S student, placed third in this year’s Humanism in Medicine Essay Contest sponsored by the Arnold P. Gold Foundation.The foundation received more than 300 entries in this year’s competition. Winning essays will be published this fall in Academic...

The P&S chapter of the American Medical Association hosted Dr. Peter W. Carmel, president-elect of the AMA, on Sept. 7, 2010. Dr. Carmel is a pediatric neurosurgeon with close ties to P&S: He completed his residency at the Neurological Institute and received a doctorate in neuroanatomy...

One of the most ambitious infrastructure projects at P&S this year has been construction of a new chiller plant on the roof of the Hammer Health Sciences Center. Since Hammer was built in the 1970s, chilled water has been provided from other buildings at the medical center.

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On March 18, 2010, during the annual residency match event, 165 fourth-year P&S students learned where they will start their residencies July 1. The 2010 match was the largest in P&S history, and the Class of 2010, with 166 students, is the largest graduating class P&S has had....

The New York State Psychiatric Institute’s Center of Excellence for Cultural Competence has a Web site that gives families, providers, policy-makers, researchers, and the general public access to information about the center’s projects and the latest research and advances in...

Columbia is one of 23 institutions selected in the latest round of participants in the Howard Hughes Medical Institute’s “Med into Grad” Initiative, part of an effort begun in 2005 to increase the number of researchers who can turn basic science discoveries into improved...

 “In Search of Memory,” a documentary on the life of Nobel Laureate Eric Kandel, M.D., University Professor and director of the Kavli Institute for Brain Sciences at Columbia, was screened for New York City audiences in January and also appeared at the Atlanta Jewish Film...

 Four P&S students and their faculty adviser, Donald Quest’70, won the Mailman School of Public Health’s third annual Healthcare Delivery and Management Case Competition in December 2009. Class of 2013 students Ezra Burch, Gina Farias-Eisner, Jacob Kriegel, and Alexander...

 In 2007, the medical center donated books to Africa. In 2009, 80 light microscopes formerly used by P&S and dental students were donated to an organization that provides materials for health care in Africa, and another 113 microscopes were given to New York area schools in need of...