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New York Medical College’s Center for Disaster Medicine Provides Training to White Plains Hospital to Prepare for Disaster Situations

January 23, 2020
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Valhalla, New York – On January 16, emergency department clinicians and other physicians at White Plains Hospital participated in an eight-hour training course taught by New York Medical College’s (NYMC) Center for Disaster Medicine to build upon their already growing commitment for disaster preparedness. The course was created to refresh the knowledge of medical professionals within the hospital who are responsible for the initial triage of victims of a disaster, such as a mass causality situation. The course focuses on prioritizing patient care based on the hospital’s capacity for surgical intervention, critical care admission or stabilization in the emergency department.


New York Medical College Receives UNESCO Chair Distinction for Global Work in Bioethics

January 02, 2020
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Valhalla, NY – A long-standing champion of biomedical ethics in health care, New York Medical College (NYMC) has been awarded the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Chair in Bioethics. Sponsored by UNESCO, this Chair is part of an international network of universities and research centers committed to improving ethics education in medical schools. As part of the mandate of the UNESCO Chair, NYMC will develop programs to educate and raise awareness among decision-makers, specialists including researchers, jurists and journalists, the general public and specific target groups.


New York Medical College’s Center for Disaster Medicine Hosts Pediatric Focused Disaster Response Training

December 20, 2019
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Valhalla, New York – On December 18 and 19, more than 75 Westchester community members participated in a two-day course at New York Medical College (NYMC), Pediatric Disaster Response and Emergency Preparedness, in order to effectively learn how to address the specific needs of pediatric patients in the event of a community incident. The latest course developed by the NYMC’s Center for Disaster Medicine taught participants to recognize and address issues specific to the pediatric population that can occur during disaster events.


New York Medical College’s Center for Disaster Medicine Brings Mass Casualty Triage Training to Western New York at Kaleida Health

November 27, 2019
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Valhalla, N.Y. – On November 26, emergency department clinicians and other medical professionals from Kaleida Health and other healthcare facilities in the Western New York region participated in an eight-hour Principles and Application of Mass Casualty course hosted by Kaleida Health and Finger Lakes Regional Resource and Training Center. Taught by faculty of New York Medical College’s (NYMC’s) Center for Disaster Medicine (CDM), the course was designed to refresh the knowledge of medical professionals responsible for the initial triage of victims following a mass casualty incident.


New York Medical College Opens Family Health Center to Provide Primary Care to Community Members

November 07, 2019
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Valhalla, NY, – New York Medical College (NYMC) celebrated a ribbon cutting on Wednesday, November 6 to mark the opening of its new Family Health Center, an outpatient faculty practice, open to the surrounding community and members of NYMC. Located in the same building as the Touro College of Dental Medicine (TCDM) at NYMC, the new health care center provides same day or walk-in appointments on Monday through Friday. By co-locating the two community-focused healthcare services, NYMC and TCDM created an integration of oral health with primary care—enriching education opportunities for the dental and medical students, improving patient outcomes and promoting the new model of dental health which recognizes the important link between dental and primary health.


Bioinc@NYMC Celebrates Grand Opening of Expanded Space and Five-Year Anniversary with State and Local Leaders

October 31, 2019
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Valhalla, NY – BioInc@NYMC, the fully-equipped biotechnology incubator, located on the New York Medical College (NYMC) campus in the mid-Hudson Valley, held a ribbon cutting on Wednesday, October 30 to celebrate its major expansion and mark the incubator’s five-year anniversary. New York State Senate Majority Leader Andrea Stewart Cousins, Westchester County Executive George S. Latimer and New York State Assembly Member Thomas Abinanti attended the ribbon cutting alongside NYMC leadership and community members.


New York Medical College Honors Distinguished Community Health Leaders at Annual Founder’s Dinner

September 19, 2019
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Valhalla, New York On Wednesday, September 18, 2019, New York Medical College (NYMC) hosted its Founder’s Dinner at The Surf Club on the Sound in New Rochelle, N.Y. The annual fundraising event brought together more than 325 academic, healthcare, business and community leaders to celebrate NYMC’s proud history and promising future, and to honor distinguished community leaders for their impactful and transformative achievements. Proceeds of the evening directly benefit NYMC students through student scholarships and important initiatives, and further NYMC’s success in educating the next generation of physicians and healthcare providers and support life-saving biomedical research.


New York Medical College Awarded $450,000 to Expand BioInc@NYMC Facility and Center for Disaster Medicine

August 06, 2019
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Valhalla, New York –New York Medical College (NYMC) has been awarded $450,000 from New York State for the expansion and improvement of both BioInc@NYMC, NYMC’s biotechnology incubator, a designated New York State Innovation HotSpot, and the Center for Disaster Medicine, the College’s research and training center that has been preparing medical responders to be disaster-ready at a moment’s notice for the past 13 years. NYMC was one of only four Hudson Valley-based colleges, and one of 35 colleges and universities in New York to receive the grant aimed at supporting infrastructure improvements at New York’s private, not-for-profit colleges and universities.


Dribble For The Cure Returns to St. John’s University on Saturday, September 21, 2019

August 05, 2019
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Irvine, CA  – The 9th annual Dribble for the Cure, which has raised more than $500,000, will take place Saturday, September 21 on the St. John’s University campus. The Red Storm men’s and women’s basketball teams and the Pediatric Cancer Research Foundation (PCRF) will once again join forces in the fight against pediatric cancer.


Sean Tedjarati, M.D., M.P.H., M.B.A. to Lead Obstetrics and Gynecology Programs at Westchester Medical Center Health Network and New York Medical College

July 12, 2019
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Valhalla, NY – Sean Tedjarati, M.D., M.P.H., M.B.A., has been appointed Director of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Westchester Medical Center and MidHudson Regional Hospital, members of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), and Chair of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at academic affiliate New York Medical College (NYMC), where he is currently a Clinical Professor in Obstetrics and Gynecology.