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Reduce Stress By Focusing On Only Your Role

July 05, 2018

Philip MaynardNew York Medical College does the classic two preclinical years followed by two clinical years. I know medical education is changing — condensing portions, integrating clinical activities earlier, and creating longitudinal activities — but I think as long as you cover the material and have enough exposure and responsibility, it will all work out. NYMC also has a very strong standardized patient program, which I believe made a huge impact on my clinical skills.

NYMC student news: Philip Maynard, School of Medicine Class of 2019

Doximity

10 Signs You Could Be Headed for Early Menopause

July 03, 2018

Good SamaritanWhile early menopause occurs between 40 and 45, “we define premature ovarian failure as menopause before age 40,” says Patricia Pollio, MD, director of the department of ob-gyn at Good Samaritan Hospital land a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network, in Suffern, New York.

Faculty news: Patricia C. Pollio, M.D., clinical assistant professor of obstetrics & gynecology

The Reader's Digest

To ban or not to ban – leaf blowers – That is the question

July 01, 2018

Allen DozorAccording to Dr. Allen J. Dozor, chief of pediatric pulmonology at the Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital at Westchester Medical Center (New York), said that poor air quality is a major concern, but that there are many causes in addition to leaf blowers.

Faculty news: Allen J. Dozor, M.D., professor of pediatrics and clinical public health, chief of pediatric pulmonology, allergy and sleep medicine and director, Children's Environmental Health Center of the Hudson Valley

West Island Blog

How radiology program directors use real-time recruitment data to cut costs, predict residency match outcomes

June 26, 2018

Westchester Medical Center and Maria Fareri Children’s HospitalMedical residency match isn’t just a stressful experience for potential applicants and their interviewers, first author Anna Rozenshtein, MD, MPH, and colleagues wrote—it’s also a pricey one.

Faculty news: Anna Rozenshtein, M.D., M.P.H., associate professor of radiology

 

Radiology Business

Advancing Care in the Hudson Valley

June 21, 2018

Westchester Medical Center and Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital

Various articles: Westchester Medical Center and Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital Awarded Reverification of Top Level Trauma Status: WMCHealth’s Girls’ Night Out Honors Heart Survivors, Promotes Women’s Heart Health; Good Samaritan Hospital Launches Comprehensive EEG Monitoring Program; Westchester Medical Center Surpasses Milestone of 500th Ablation; It Takes a Team; Breathing Free; The Travel Doctor; A Reunion of Champions; What are the health-screening recommendations for women by age; What are the signs and symptoms of a stroke?

Faculty news: Rifat Latifi, M.D., professor of surgery, Joseph L. Giamelli, M.D. ’02, assistant professor of pediatrics, Mill Etienne, M.D. ’02, M.P.H., clinical assistant professor of neurology, Sei Iwai, M.D., professor of medicine, Mala Sharma, M.D., assistant professor of medicine, John Nelson, M.D., assistant professor of medicine, Lianne M. de Serres, M.D., assistant professor of clinical otolaryngology, Rajiv Narula, M.D., clinical assistant professor of family and community medicine, Michael H. Gewitz, M.D., professor of pediatrics and vice chairman of the Department of Pediatrics, Christine M. Pellegrino, M.D., clinical assistant professor of medicine

Advancing Care in the Hudson Valley

Entrepreneurs to pitch ‘big ideas’ at BioInc@NYMC event

June 20, 2018

BioIncNew York Medical College’s biotech incubator, will host an event on June 28 at 5 p.m. where a group of entrepreneurs will pitch their “big ideas” to an audience of fellow entrepreneurs, financial representatives, local business people and educational administrators.

BioInc@NYMC news

Westfair Online

The Mail: Dismissing Disease

June 18, 2018

Gary Wormser, M.D."We regret that Haas, in her review of “Sick,” mischaracterized our study of the relationship between gender and Lyme disease..."

NYMC faculty: Gary P. Wormser, M.D., professor of medicine, chief of Division of Infectious Diseases and vice chairman of Department of Medicine

The New Yorker

Frozen Salmon Tonight? You Might Be Dining On Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria

June 14, 2018

Felipe CabelloHorizontal gene transfer can spread antibiotic-resistant genes to bacteria that can infect humans. The transfer can occur in a person’s intestinal tract, Felipe Cabello an expert on antimicrobial resistance in marine environments at New York Medical College told Oceana.

NYMC faculty: Felipe C. Cabello, M.D., professor emeritus of microbiology and immunology

Before It’s News

What affects heart disease?

June 14, 2018

Generic NYMC in the News LogoWhile most of us are aware of the general risk factors for heart disease, like obesity, high cholesterol levels and tobacco use, “they are so general, they apply to almost everyone,” says Tanya Dutta, M.D., a cardiologist at Westchester Medical Center.

NYMC faculty: Tanya Dutta, M.D., M.A., assistant professor of medicine and radiology

Poughkeepsie Journal

Mosquitoes: Biology, Repellents & Bite Relief

June 07, 2018

Robert AmlerZika virus is also a recent concern. It is related to West Nile and is spread through mosquito bites. "Those who do feel ill may experience fever, rash, joint pain and red eyes (conjunctivitis)," Dr. Robert Amler

NYMC leadership: Robert W. Amler, M.D., M.B.A., dean of School of Health Sciences and Practice and vice president for government affairs

Live Science

Touro College of Dental Medicine Celebrates First White Coat Ceremony

June 07, 2018

TCDMToday, 105 students of the inaugural class of Touro College of Dental Medicine (TCDM) at New York Medical College received their white coats and pledged to focus on service to the community in keeping with the mission of the school.

TCDM at New York Medical College News

The Jewish Link of New Jersey

Double duty: Caregivers take on a second shift in an aging America

June 04, 2018

Generic NYMC in the News Logo"Americans who provide care for their aging parents lose an estimated $3 trillion in wages, pension and Social Security benefits when they take time off to do so, according to research by MetLife Mature Market Institute, the National Alliance for Caregiving and the Center for Long-Term Care at New York Medical College."

NYMC news: Center for Long-Term Care

Star Tribune

How to stop the "Sunday scaries" from ruining your weekend

June 04, 2018

Matthew Lorber, M.D., M.P.A.The unknown of Monday and thinking, ‘Oh, am I going to have 1,000 emails waiting for me?’ There’s anticipatory anxiety that’s mixed with the unknown that can be really punishing,” Dr. Matthew Lorber.

NYMC faculty: Matthew Lorber, M.D., M.P.A., clinical assistant professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences

New York Post

This Super Simple Breathing Technique Can Help Alleviate Anxiety & Depression

June 01, 2018

Patricia Gerbarg“We wanted to identify a short program that could be given quickly to people, that they would have immediate relief within five or ten minutes, and that over time would produce long-term changes,” Patricia Gerbarg, M.D.

NYMC faculty: Patricia Gerbarg, M.D., clinical assistant professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences

Get Healthy

Bijan Safai, M.D., D.Sc. Receives the Honorary Science Doctorate Bestowed by New York College of Podiatric Medicine

May 31, 2018

Bijan SaifaiBijan Safai, M.D., D.Sc. Chair and Professor of Dermatology at New York Medical College, received the prestigious D.Sc. Honoris Causa bestowed upon him by New York College of Podiatric Medicine.

NYMC faculty: Bijan Safai, M.D., D.S.C., professor of dermatology and microbiology and immunology

 

 

Payvand

Maria’s Garden bloomed at hospital

May 29, 2018

Westchester Medical Center and Maria Fareri Children’s HospitalMaria Fareri Children’s Hospital has dedicated Maria’s Garden named in honor Maria Fareri who died from rabies in 1995.

NYMC faculty: Michael H. Gewitz, M.D., professor and vice chairman of the Department of Pediatrics and physician-in-chief of Maria Fareri Children's Hospital

Westchester Business Journal

5 Weird Things Nobody Told Me Would Happen to My Body When I Got Pregnant

May 25, 2018

TCDM“Pregnant women have higher levels of progesterone, which causes blood vessels to become larger, leakier, and closer to the surface of your gums,” says Dr. Aaron Yancoskie, professor at Touro College of Dental Medicine and a board-certified oral and maxillofacial pathologist.

Touro College of Dental Medicine at New York Medical College News:
Aaron E. Yancoskie, D.D.S., associate professor at TouroCDM and adjunct assistant professor of pathology at NYMC

Cosmopolitan

NY Top Docs Presents Orthopedic Surgeon, Rudolph F. Taddonio, MD

May 24, 2018

Rudolph F. TaddonioOrthopedic surgeon, Rudolph F. Taddonio, MD has been reviewed and approved by NY Top Docs for 2018.

 

NYMC faculty: Rudolph F. Taddonio, M.D. ’71, clinical professor of orthopaedic surgery and neurosurgery

Health Technology Net

The Money-Saving Dental Care Hack Every Parent Should Know

May 24, 2018

TCDMIf you're ready to give Touro Dental Health a go, the first step is to schedule a quick and easy intake screening appointment by calling 914-594-2700 or filling out this simple form. You can also learn more about Touro Dental Health by visiting their website.

Touro College of Dental Medicine at New York Medical College News

Mommy Poppins

Health News: May 24, 2018

May 23, 2018

Generic NYMC in the News LogoMedicare For All, an interactive Town Hall meeting. Panelists scheduled to participate include Dr. Fabio Danisi, associate director of neurology at MidHudson Regional Hospital and associate professor of neurology at New York Medical College

NYMC faculty news: Fabio O. Danisi, M.D., assistant professor of neurology

The Daily Star