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New York Medical College Announces Partnership with Dominican College

September 18, 2020
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New York Medical College (NYMC) School of Health Sciences and Practice (SHSP) has partnered with Dominican College to provide early acceptance programs into the Master of Public Health (M.P.H.), Master of Science (M.S.), and Graduate Certificate programs at NYMC’s SHSP.


College Hosts Community Conversation with New York State Senator and Chair of the Senate Committee on Health, Gustavo Rivera

September 15, 2020
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WHEN:  Thursday, September 17, 7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.    

WHERE:  Live streamed via Zoom and Facebook Live. Register here.

This event is the second in the newly established series, “Creating Community Through Conversation,” which invites government officials to a public-facing discussion on topics of interest to the community. Ira J. Bedzow, Ph. D., director of the Biomedical Ethics and Humanities Program and UNESCO Chair of Bioethics at NYMC, will have a discussion with New York State Senator Gustavo Rivera of the 33rd Senate District and Chair of the Senate Committee on Health on various issues, such as reimagining health care delivery in the state of New York; checks and balances in the New York State budget; and criminal justice and social reform.


The NYMC Biomedical Ethics and Humanities Program Hosts New Web Series to Improve Civil Public Dialogue—“Creating Community through Conversation”

September 01, 2020
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Valhalla, New York – On Thursday, September 3, New York Medical College (NYMC) hosted New York State Senator Shelley Mayer of the 37th Senate District and Chair of the Committee on Education as she discusses the future of education with Ira J. Bedzow, Ph.D., the director of Biomedical Ethics and Humanities Program and UNESCO Chair of Bioethics at NYMC.


New York Medical College Creates Intergenerational Community with New Benjamin Rush Institute Chapter

August 26, 2020
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Valhalla, New York – New York Medical College (NYMC) has created an intergenerational chapter of the Benjamin Rush Institute (BRI). This chapter, the first of its kind in any medical school, will provide opportunity for aspiring and experienced medical professionals of all different ages and backgrounds to connect in formal and informal settings to discuss the ethics of the patient-physician relationship as well as the political-economic implications of different health care provision models for the United States. The chapter, open to alumni, faculty, and students, will offer multiple online public sessions per term, with a thought leader leading discussion around a keynote idea. The chapter will also serve as a platform for alumni and current medical students to develop mentor-mentee relationships.


New York Medical College Announces Breakthrough Patent

July 14, 2020
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Valhalla, New York— Alan Kadish, M.D., president of New York Medical College (NYMC) and Touro College and University System (TCUS), announced patent number 10,709,883, issued by the United States Patent and Trademark Office for a revolutionary new bandage using Nano technology. This exciting new technology was developed by Donald Spector, an inventor with hundreds of U.S. and foreign patents in medicine, entertainment, communications, technology and consumer products.


New York Medical College Announces Academic Affiliation with NYC Health + Hospitals/Lincoln

July 06, 2020
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Valhalla, New York – New York Medical College (NYMC), Valhalla, New York, and NYC Health + Hospitals/Lincoln, Bronx, New York, have announced an academic affiliation designating the hospital as a teaching site for NYMC’s undergraduate medical students. The agreement outlines a mutual obligation to create and maintain a learning environment that promotes the highest standards of medical professionalism.


New York Medical College Announces Seasonal Opening of Lyme Disease Diagnostic Center

June 22, 2020
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Valhalla, New York – New York Medical College (NYMC)’s Lyme Disease Diagnostic Center will open on Tuesday, June 23, by appointment only. Located at 19 Bradhurst Avenue in Hawthorne, New York, the clinic operates every summer to meet the demand of peak Lyme Season.  Appointments are available on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. and may be made by calling (914) 493-7177.


NYMC and Maimonides Institute for Medicine, Ethics and the Holocaust (MIMEH) Join Forces to Provide Education Resources on Bioethics in a Time of Political, Economic and Social Instability

June 18, 2020
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VALHALLA, NY – The Biomedical Ethics and Humanities Program at New York Medical College (NYMC) is collaborating with Maimonides Institute for Medicine, Ethics and the Holocaust (MIMEH) to provide bioethics education as part of the program’s new Master’s degree in Biomedical Ethics and Humanities.


New York Medical College Students to Lead Largest Student Organization for Medical Students of Color

June 15, 2020
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Valhalla, New York – Reba Gillis and Kamila Evans, both fourth-year medical students at New York Medical College’s (NYMC) School of Medicine, were appointed to leadership positions with the Student National Medical Association (SNMA), the largest, student-run organization focused on the needs of medical students of color. Ms. Gillis and Ms. Evans were named National Vice President and National External Affairs Committee Co-Chairperson, respectively.


New York Medical College Celebrates Class of 2020 Virtually

May 19, 2020
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Valhalla, N.Y., May 19, 2020 – New York Medical College’s (NYMC) 161st and the Touro College of Dental Medicine’s (TouroCDM) inaugural Commencement exercises were celebrated with online pomp and circumstance at 7:00 p.m. on May 19. An audience of more than 1,600 viewers joined in to view the conferral of 528 degrees to the Class of 2020, including 211 doctor of medicine (M.D.) degrees, 43 doctor of physical therapy (D.P.T.) degrees, 8 doctor of philosophy (Ph.D.) degrees, 69 master of science (M.S.) degrees, 91 master of public health (M.P.H.) degrees and 3 doctor of public health (Dr.P.H.) degrees from NYMC and 103 doctor of dental surgery (D.D.S.) from TouroCDM, the first new dental school in New York State in 50 years.