NYMC and Brookdale University Hospital and Medical Center Announce an Academic Affiliation
The partnership establishes an undergraduate medical student training program at Brookdale to train and educate NYMC’s undergraduate medical students during required and elective rotations in medicine, pediatrics, surgery, obstetrics/gynecology, psychiatry, family medicine, neurology, as well as other disciplines. Training opportunities will also be established at Brookdale for NYMC graduate students in speech-language pathology and physical therapy. Read more...
FCM Shows Appreciation for Preceptors
The Department of Family and Community Medicine held its Annual Faculty Development and Appreciation Dinner at the new Clinical Skills and Disaster Medicine Training Center on June 19. This year’s appreciation event included a faculty development hour featuring three different programs for family medicine clerkship preceptors, community and preventive medicine small group leaders, and medical errors standardized patients, followed by dinner and an awards ceremony. Read more…
NYMC Prepares for LCME Self-Study
New York Medical College is preparing for the Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME) site visit during the 2015-2016 academic year. The entire College community is encouraged to support this important endeavor.
Meet the LCME Administrative Team:
• LCME Faculty Accreditation Lead: Dr. Jennifer Koestler
• LCME Administrative Lead: Ms. Faye Seltzer
• LCME Self-Study Chair: Resources—Mr. William Steadman
• LCME Self-Study Chair: Education—Dr. Matthew Pravetz
• LCME Self-Study Chair: Students—Dr. Gladys Ayala
• LCME Self-Study Chair: Faculty—Dr. Andrew Powers
• LCME Self-Study Chair: Institutional Governance—Mr. Ronald Poe
• LCME Independent Student Analysis Chairs:—Mr. Alexander Barbuto, Class of 2015, Mr. Andrew Michalak, Class of 2016 and Ms. Lydia Bunker, Class of 2017.
Stay tuned for more information about the LCME accreditation process and the progress of this important undertaking. For more on LCME accreditation, please visit http://www.lcme.org/ and view the LCME Accreditation Standards here.
NYMC Sponsors 18th Annual NCMSCMEP
New York Medical College sponsored the 18th Annual Northeastern Consortium of Medical School CME Professionals (NCMSCMEP) on June 26 at Westchester Country Club. The event, A Day of Discussion with Murray Kopelow, M.D., recognized Dr. Kopelow, president and chief executive of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) for his 18 years of service, mentorship and leadership to the NCMSCMEP. He is retiring from the ACCME on July 31. Edward C. Halperin, M.D., M.A., left, chancellor and chief executive officer, Joseph F. Dursi, M.D. ’59, second from right, associate dean for continuing medical education, and Richard McCarrick, M.D., far right, vice dean for graduate medical education, were on hand to congratulate Dr. Kopelow.