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Upcoming SHSP Events


All NYMC events can be found at nymc.edu/calendar.

Annual SHSP Events


DPT White Coat          Doctor of Physical Therapy White Coat Ceremony
This ceremony is an important recognition of the readiness of students to make the transition from the classroom to the clinic. Deans, faculty, and alumni share their reflection of the rewards, expectations and obligations in becoming a Doctor of Physical Therapy, and students pledge themselves to the ethical and mindful practice of physical therapy. Each student is assisted by their faculty advisor in donning their first white coat, and all celebrate the success of the students in achieving this professional milestone.
Race for Rehab          

Race for Rehab
The Race for Rehab is an annual 5K run held on the NYMC campus each October. The festive event—which also features student-led warm-ups and a post-race awards ceremony—debuted in 1999 and is hosted by Doctor of Physical Therapy students from the School of Health Sciences and Practice. Proceeds from the race benefit Achilles International, a not-for-profit organization that provides a community of support to athletes with disabilities, using sports as a tool to offer hope, inspiration, and the joy of achievement. 

SHSP Research Day      

SHSP Research Day
SHSP graduate students present their innovative health projects and scholarly activities, as well as a networking opportunity among students and faculty that celebrates NYMC’s commitment to scientific discovery and appreciation to College and community collaborators. Projects included recently developed health, environmental and policy programs from public health disciplines; novel clinical applications in speech-language pathology and physical therapy; as well as other projects that contribute to scholarship at NYMC. 



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Public Health Week
Every year during the first full week of April, the Student Healthcare Executives Club (StuHE) and the Department of Public Health in the School of Health Sciences and Practice (SHSP) organize the celebration of National Public Health Week to recognize the contributions of public health and highlight issues that are important to keeping communities safe and healthy. Public health guest speakers and special events mark the occasion.