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White Teachers Claiming To Be Black: ‘Cultural Appropriators’ or Seriously Ill?

September 30, 2020

Edward HalperinSome people pretend that they are Black because they have a psychological need to be a person other than they really are. Some people pretend to be police officers or combat veterans because they have a psychological need to think of themselves as a person other than they really are.

NYMC Leadership news: Edward C. Halperin, M.D., M.A., chancellor and chief executive officer

The College Post

Want more women in leadership roles? Focus on their strategy, not their smile

September 28, 2020

Jennifer Riekert, M.B.A., vice president of communications and strategic initiatives Ali Jackson-Jolley, M.B.A., communications specialistThe most important culture shift is also the simplest. We must all shift to hear what women have to say. We need to listen instead of scrutinizing. Allow women to express their ideas regardless of their looks or the way they speak.

NYMC Leadership news: Jennifer Riekert, M.B.A., vice president of communications and strategic initiatives and Ali Jackson-Jolley, M.B.A., communications specialist

The Business Journal

Chronic care management in the urologic oncology setting

September 25, 2020

Generic NYMC in the News LogoChronic care management does not have to have a video component, as CMS has ruled that audio communication by itself is sufficient. Typically, telemedicine does have to have a video component; however, this requirement has been waived during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Faculty news: Evan R. Goldfischer, M.D., clinical assistant professor of urology

Urology Times

The ‘Exemplary in Dentistry Award’ Goes to Dr. Barbara Tamulewicz, DDS Representing the State of New York for 2020

September 25, 2020

Generic NYMC in the News LogoDr. Tamulewicz provides the utmost care to patients within her own private practice in Brooklyn, New York. Treatments include all facets of general and cosmetic dentistry, including root canal therapy, crowns, bridges, veneers, implants, various oral surgeries.

Faculty news: Barbara Tamulewicz, D.D.S., clinical assistant professor of dental medicine

The Times Record

Dialects and Discrimination

September 25, 2020

Generic NYMC in the News LogoTo raise our consciousness about linguistic discrimination, we recommend looking inward and challenging our own implicit biases regarding people who sound different. Consider that the differences you hear (and may have previously labeled as “incorrect” and “improper”) may be part of some other language. 

Faculty news: Vikas Grover, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, assistant professor of speech-language pathology

Visible Magazine

The Power of Early Detection and Diagnosis

September 25, 2020

Generic NYMC in the News LogoEach year, some 300,000 people in the United States contract Lyme disease. Early detection and treatment are key. Now there’s a new rapid test that can change the game.

Faculty news: Raymond J. Dattwyler, M.D., professor of microbiology and immunology, medicine and pediatrics

Access Health

Is It Safe to Go Trick-or-Treating During a Pandemic? Experts Have Recommendations

September 24, 2020

Robert Amler“You have to realize the virus is still out there, even on the evening of October 31,” Robert Amler, M.D., dean of the School of Health Sciences and Practice at New York Medical College and a former medical officer with the CDC, tells Glamour. “We take a holiday, but the virus does not.”

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

Glamour

Westchester Health Commissioner Amler praised for Covid-19 Heroes honor

September 23, 2020

Generic NYMC in the News LogoSince the onset of the pandemic in March, Amler’s efforts have been integral to controlling the virus in Westchester County, even as it has resulted in almost 7 million cases nationwide with more than 200,0000 deaths. 

Faculty news: Sherlita Amler, M.D., M.S., clinical associate professor of pediatrics, adjunct professor of public health and senior fellow for Center for Disaster Medicine, George W. Contreras, M.E.P., M.P.H., M.S., CEM, FAcEM, assistant director of the CDM, assistant professor in the Institute of Public Health of the SHSP and assistant director of the Advanced Certificate in Emergency Management Program, Nigel Knox, M.D., clinical assistant professor of anesthesiology

Westchester Business Journal

NYMC VP and Dean Robert W. Amler, M.D., M.B.A., talks to WNBC 4 on September 22, 2020

September 22, 2020

Robert AmlerRobert W. Amler, M.D., M.B.A., vice president for government affairs and dean of the School of Health Sciences and Practice, talks to WNBC 4 on September 22, 2020.

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

WNBC 4

The Edited Life Is Not Worth Viewing

September 22, 2020

Ira Bedzow, Ph.D.Despite the public controversy over whether free speech is being used to justify political messaging, intolerance, or misinformation, in a world in which everything is said through an editable medium, free speech may not be a problem. After all, you can say whatever you want. It’ll just be left on the cutting room floor.

Faculty news: Ira J. Bedzow, Ph.D., associate professor of medicine and director of the Biomedical Ethics and Humanities Program

Forbes

Will telemedicine create perfect competition?

September 22, 2020

Adam E. Block, Ph.D.That is not how health care operates.At least not yet. In health care, patients with good insurance might have to wait for appointments or services and might encounter impersonal or rude staff. Price is uncorrelated with quality of care. Why?

Faculty news: Adam E. Block, Ph.D., assistant professor of public health in the Division of Health Policy and Management

Medical Economics

NYMC VP & Dean Robert W. Amler, M.D., M.B.A., talks CDC guideline changes

September 21, 2020

Robert AmlerRobert W. Amler, M.D., M.B.A., vice president for government affairs and dean of the School of Health Sciences and Practice, talks to FOX 5 about CDC guideline changes on September 21, 2020.

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

Fox 5

C-Suite Talk: Westfair award winners cite communication, teamwork as keys to success

September 18, 2020

Adam D. Hammerman, M.B.A.Watch Adam D. Hammerman, M.B.A., vice president and chief financial officer of New York Medical College accept his award at the virtual event held on September 10, 2020 at: https://westfaironline.com/csuite2020/ [17:00].

NYMC Leadership news: Adam D. Hammerman, M.B.A., vice president and chief financial officer

Westfair

Want More Women in Leadership Roles? Focus on Their Strategy and Not Their Smile

September 18, 2020

Jennifer Riekert, M.B.A., vice president of communications and strategic initiatives Ali Jackson-Jolley, M.B.A., communications specialistThe most important culture shift is also the simplest. We must all shift to hear what women have to say. We need to listen instead of scrutinizing. Allow women to express their ideas regardless of their looks or the way they speak.

NYMC Administration news: Jennifer Riekert, M.B.A., vice president of communications and strategic initiatives and Ali Jackson-Jolley, M.B.A., communications specialist

The Globe Post

COVID-19 Imbalance

September 17, 2020

Adam E. Block, Ph.D.Research by Adam Block, Ph.D., an assistant professor of public health at New York Medical College, on the Managed Healthcare Executive® website shows that net operating income in the second quarter of this year had increased by an average of 136.7% relative to the second quarter of 2019.

Faculty news: Adam E. Block, Ph.D., assistant professor of public health in the Division of Health Policy and Management

Managed Healthcare Executive

FDA Approves Study to Investigate the Use of Cell Therapy to Treat COVID-19 Related Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children (MIS-C)

September 16, 2020

Generic NYMC in the News LogoThe trial is being led by Dr. Joanne Kurtzberg at Duke University to determine if infusions of hCT-MSCs are safe and can suppress the hyper-inflammatory response and positively impact the symptom course and duration, as well as the long-term effects of this life-threatening syndrome.

NYMC Alumni news: Joanne Kurtzberg, M.D. '76

Morning News

COVID-19: As we emerge into a 'new normal,' balance your risks | Opinion

September 16, 2020

Generic NYMC in the News LogoAs the COVID pandemic continues, people must make tradeoffs between taking on risk in activities and other factors that have value to them — like seeing family and earning income. 

 

Faculty News: Adam E. Block, Ph.D., assistant professor of public health in the Division of Health Policy and Management and George W. Contreras, M.E.P., M.P.H., M.S., CEM, FAcEM, assistant director of the CDM, assistant professor in the Institute of Public Health of the SHSP and assistant director of the Advanced Certificate in Emergency Management Program

LoHud

How California’s Ethnic Studies Model Curriculum Got It Wrong

September 16, 2020

Ira Bedzow, Ph.D.How do we acknowledge differences without cancelling commonalities? Similarity, how can we respect ethnicities without turning them into ethnic stereotypes?

Faculty news: Ira J. Bedzow, Ph.D., associate professor of medicine and director of the Biomedical Ethics and Humanities Program 

Forbes

Where to Buy Clear Face Masks With Windows for Lip Reading

September 16, 2020

Robert AmlerThese clear face masks are crucial for the DDH community, but they may also be a vast improvement for caregivers in a senior facility or even teachers in a classroom, explains Robert Amler, M.D.

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

Good Housekeeping

The importance of character

September 16, 2020

Ira Bedzow, Ph.D.There is lots of great counsel in the letter. It claims, “Only in a professional does one’s voice sing in harmony with one’s being. Want that for yourselves, for only a life undivided is a life of full integrity.”

Faculty news: Ira J. Bedzow, Ph.D., associate professor of medicine and director of the Biomedical Ethics and Humanities Program

MDedge

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