Posts Tagged ‘CUMC’

Young Docs on deck | Manhattan Times

Young Docs on deck | Manhattan Times

Story and photos by Gregg McQueen For young children, the sight of a doctor’s white coat can be enough to make them shiver.The association with pediatricians often involve being poked and prodded, or worse yet, getting a needle.Medical students from Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC) are aiming to reduce such anxiety while also educating kids […]


“Young Docs” Inspire Future Doctors | Columbia University Medical Center

"Young Docs" Inspire Future Doctors | Columbia University Medical Center

Donning white coats and carrying stethoscopes, nine P&S students spent the afternoon in a first-grade classroom in Inwood this month, teaching kids about the human body and what it is like to be a doctor. These students, as part of Black and Latino Student Organization’s (BALSO’s) ”Young Docs” program, visit local schools once a month in collaboration […]


The Wellness Series @ Columbia University Medical Center

The Wellness Series @ Columbia University Medical Center

When diagnosed with breast cancer, Eileen Z. Fuentes, a Columbia University employee, experienced cancer treatment from a patient’s perspective. Having worked for Columbia, she knew she was in capable hands during her treatment; however, she was determined to play an active part of her own health and recovery and was unsure how to do so. […]


Columbia to Start Construction of New Nursing School Building in Late 2014 | DNAinfo

Columbia to Start Construction of New Nursing School Building in Late 2014 | DNAinfo

By Ben Fractenberg WASHINGTON HEIGHTS — Columbia University Medical Center is planning to start construction on a new home for its school of nursing on 168th Street in late 2014, the university announced Thursday. The seven-story, 68,000-square-foot building, which will be constructed near Audubon Avenue by architecture firm CO|FXFOWLE, will provide new space for research, […]


CUMC’s Department of Surgery Blog Profiles Our Very Own Eileen Z. Fuentes & Her Women’s Wellness Series

Women’s Wellness Series by Columbia Surgery Making a difference in the lives of women with breast cancer. It’s one thing to know that we ought to eat a healthy diet and exercise. It’s another to change our lifestyle and put that knowledge into daily practice. And it’s yet another entirely to inspire others to do […]


The Elixir – It Takes A Village To Heal

The Elixir – It Takes A Village To Heal

BY Eileen Z. Fuentes (@theSPEACHgal) Photography by Art By Dj Boy (@ArtByDjBoy) & Jyoti Kaushal Last year local residents were shocked to hear that North General Hospital located in central Harlem was closing its doors after filing for bankruptcy. This was devastating news to our already medically underserved community but more directly to those patients […]


Save the Date: LGBT Health Panel @ CUMC On Thursday October 27th

Save the Date: LGBT Health Panel @ CUMC On Thursday October 27th

Dean Bobbie Berkowitz & the School of Nursing & the CUMC Center for Student Wellness invite you to a discussion of  the Institute of Medicine’s report. Title:  The Health of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender People: Building a Foundation for Better Understanding Presenters: Walter O. Bockting, PhD Professor, Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, […]

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