Upstate teams with Loretto to examine the effects of deprescribing meds in older adults
Project addresses number and cost of preventable meds-related adverse drug events. (Source: SUNY Upstate Medical)
Source: SUNY Upstate Medical - March 4, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: News Source Type: news

Radiothon raises $281,846 for Upstate Golisano Children ’s Hospital
Through generous donations from the Central New York community, Radiothon raised $281,846 for Upstate Golisano Children's Hospital this year. (Source: SUNY Upstate Medical)
Source: SUNY Upstate Medical - March 4, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: News Source Type: news

Four Upstate pediatric residency and fellowship programs receive accreditations
Includes new Pediatric Hospitalist Fellowship Program, for fast-growing field. (Source: SUNY Upstate Medical)
Source: SUNY Upstate Medical - March 4, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: News Source Type: news

New Centralized Throughput Center Will Better Coordinate Patient Bed Flow Among Upstate Hospitals, Further Optimizing Patient Care
Coordinating the flow of patients in and out of those beds is a complex, round-the-clock process. And it ’s one that considers a long list of factors such as the patient’s health status, next steps and capacity in other areas of Upstate. (Source: SUNY Upstate Medical)
Source: SUNY Upstate Medical - February 26, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: News Source Type: news

Upstate professor lands $1.1 million NIH grant to study tumor cell growth related to metastatic cancer
The study has ties kidney, prostate, breast and lung cancer. (Source: SUNY Upstate Medical)
Source: SUNY Upstate Medical - February 25, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: News Cancer Research Source Type: news

Upstate Medical University named to Forbes Best Large Employers List
Upstate ranked No. 35 overall, among hundreds of U.S. employers. (Source: SUNY Upstate Medical)
Source: SUNY Upstate Medical - February 24, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: News Source Type: news

SUNY Chancellor visits Upstate to announce new pathway program for disadvantaged students to attend medical school
The first cohort of 25 students will begin in summer 2021. (Source: SUNY Upstate Medical)
Source: SUNY Upstate Medical - February 19, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: News Source Type: news

Sarah Loguen Day is Feb. 26
'We Are our Ancestors ’ Wildest Dreams: Breaking Down Barriers for Women Physicians of Color.' (Source: SUNY Upstate Medical)
Source: SUNY Upstate Medical - February 19, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: News Source Type: news

Students organizing TEDx talk to be streamed from Upstate
The team chose from among 200 speakers for March 6 event. (Source: SUNY Upstate Medical)
Source: SUNY Upstate Medical - February 19, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: News Source Type: news

Upstate researcher lands grant to study how to treat water on the brain with medication as alternative
Hydrocephalus commonly occurs after a brain injury. (Source: SUNY Upstate Medical)
Source: SUNY Upstate Medical - February 11, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: News Research Source Type: news

Upstate burn clinic gets child-friendly exam room makeover and child life specialist
The burn unit specialist can help distract and comfort patients. (Source: SUNY Upstate Medical)
Source: SUNY Upstate Medical - February 11, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: News Source Type: news

Upstate raises $592,963 for Community Giving Campaign
Amount is fourth-highest ever in campaign's history. (Source: SUNY Upstate Medical)
Source: SUNY Upstate Medical - February 11, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: News Source Type: news

Grateful patient gift to the Upstate Foundation endows Urology professorship at Upstate Medical University
'If I had a son, I ’d like him to be just like Dr. Bratslavsky.' (Source: SUNY Upstate Medical)
Source: SUNY Upstate Medical - February 8, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: News Source Type: news

Upstate departments rally to train 85 students on how to administer the COVID-19 vaccine
Upstate vaccine staff could be used throughout the region. (Source: SUNY Upstate Medical)
Source: SUNY Upstate Medical - February 4, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: News Source Type: news

Jamie Cary wins major CF award for her work as Certified Child Life Specialist at Upstate ’s Robert C. Schwartz Cystic Fibrosis Center
Cary was one of only two individuals nationwide to receive the Mary M. Kontos Care Champion Award from the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation at the North American Cystic Fibrosis Conference (NACFC) in October 2020. (Source: SUNY Upstate Medical)
Source: SUNY Upstate Medical - February 3, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: News Source Type: news

amie Cary wins major CF award for her work as Certified Child Life Specialist at Upstate ’s Robert C. Schwartz Cystic Fibrosis Center
Cary was one of only two individuals nationwide to receive the Mary M. Kontos Care Champion Award from the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation at the North American Cystic Fibrosis Conference (NACFC) in October 2020. (Source: SUNY Upstate Medical)
Source: SUNY Upstate Medical - February 2, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: News Source Type: news

Chancellor Malatras announces SUNY Upstate Medical University to construct a COVID-19 testing laboratory at the University at Buffalo to increase capacity and speed up analysis as SUNY campuses reopen
UB lab to be staffed by Quadrant Biosciences in partnership with SUNY faculty and student medical researcher teams; facility to handle weekly COVID-19 saliva testing for All SUNY campuses in western New York. (Source: SUNY Upstate Medical)
Source: SUNY Upstate Medical - February 1, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: News Source Type: news

Trio of students find success in more than 850 participants in Health Justice Confrence
One benefit of having the event held online was that it was open to the world. (Source: SUNY Upstate Medical)
Source: SUNY Upstate Medical - January 28, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: News Source Type: news

Trio of students find success in more than 850 participants in Health Justice Conference
One benefit of having the event held online was that it was open to the world. (Source: SUNY Upstate Medical)
Source: SUNY Upstate Medical - January 28, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: News Source Type: news

Upstate expands iPad program at both hospitals, allowing more patients to connect with family and friends
The technology has created a critical communications channel during the pandemic. (Source: SUNY Upstate Medical)
Source: SUNY Upstate Medical - January 27, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: News Source Type: news

Upstate achieves top nursing honor: Magnet designation from the American Nurses Credentialing Center
Report highlights Upstate ’s work with Stony Brook University Hospital during the early days of COVD-19 and exemplary work in stroke care. (Source: SUNY Upstate Medical)
Source: SUNY Upstate Medical - January 22, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: News Source Type: news

Sherard ‘Scott’ Tatum, MD, named chair of the Department of Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery
Tatum had served as interim chair of the department since April 2018, and a member of the Upstate faculty for nearly three decades. (Source: SUNY Upstate Medical)
Source: SUNY Upstate Medical - January 21, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: News Source Type: news

With classmates' help, medical student reaches out to aid community
Evelisse Viamonte and other medical students decided to offer health screenings for people using the food pantry. (Source: SUNY Upstate Medical)
Source: SUNY Upstate Medical - January 20, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: News Source Type: news

It's bird. It's a plane. It's a drone.
The drone testing last week featured multi-day flight operations and evaluations of two separate use cases to prepare for potential wider-scale deployment. (Source: SUNY Upstate Medical)
Source: SUNY Upstate Medical - January 20, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: News Source Type: news

Margaret Maimone, PhD, named interim chair of Cell and Developmental Biology
She succeeds Joseph Sanger, PhD, who has stepped down as chair of Cell and Developmental Biology. (Source: SUNY Upstate Medical)
Source: SUNY Upstate Medical - January 15, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: News Source Type: news

Margaret Maimone, PhD, named interim chair of Cell and Developmental and Biology
She succeeds Joseph Sanger, PhD, who has stepped down as chair of Cell and Developmental Biology. (Source: SUNY Upstate Medical)
Source: SUNY Upstate Medical - January 15, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: News Source Type: news

More than 750 expected to attend Upstate ’s virtual Health Justice Conference Jan. 16
The theme of this annual event held at Upstate around Martin Luther King Jr. Day, is “The Time Is Now: Action for Health Equity.” (Source: SUNY Upstate Medical)
Source: SUNY Upstate Medical - January 14, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: News Source Type: news

Upstate Covid Vaccine Information Hotline and email launches today, Jan. 12
To reach the Upstate Covid Vaccine Information Hotline, call 315-464-3979 and select option 2. Individuals may also ask questions via email at CovidVaccineInfo@Upstate.edu., with responses in 24 hours. (Source: SUNY Upstate Medical)
Source: SUNY Upstate Medical - January 12, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: News Source Type: news

Upstate launches Covid Vaccine Information Hotline and email
To reach the Upstate Covid Vaccine Information Hotline, call 315-464-3979 and select option 2. Individuals may also ask questions via email at CovidVaccineInfo@Upstate.edu., with responses in 24 hours. (Source: SUNY Upstate Medical)
Source: SUNY Upstate Medical - January 12, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: News Source Type: news

Upstate begins administering second dose of COVID-19 vaccine to frontline personnel
"It's hard to overstate how much Upstate and its hospital frontline personnel and researchers have done in the battle against COVID-19 over the last 10 months," said the chancellor. (Source: SUNY Upstate Medical)
Source: SUNY Upstate Medical - January 8, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: News Source Type: news

Healthgrades give Upstate Community Hospital 5-star rating for vaginal births
Doctor credits midwives and nursing staff for exceptional care. (Source: SUNY Upstate Medical)
Source: SUNY Upstate Medical - January 7, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: News Source Type: news

Family, friends and Upstate transplant staff rally to help Brewerton man receive kidney from cousin who lives in California
Money helped pay for a private plane to transport family safely to CNY. (Source: SUNY Upstate Medical)
Source: SUNY Upstate Medical - January 5, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: News Source Type: news

MedTech salutes as Project of the Year the saliva swab test for coronavirus
The award presentation will be at a free virtual Honors Ceremony 4 to 5:30 p.m. Thursday, January 14. (Source: SUNY Upstate Medical)
Source: SUNY Upstate Medical - December 31, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: News Source Type: news

SUNY, Upstate Medical partner with NYPA to test essential utility workers for COVID-19 with saliva swab test
NYPA Employee Testing Program is SUNY ’s most recent partnership to test more essential workers following a similar program for Albany International Airport. (Source: SUNY Upstate Medical)
Source: SUNY Upstate Medical - December 31, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: News Source Type: news

SUNY Upstate Medical University to partner with New York Power Authority to test essential utility workers for COVID-19 using Upstate ’s #1 ranked saliva test
NYPA Employee Testing Program is SUNY ’s most recent partnership to test more essential workers following a similar program for Albany International Airport. (Source: SUNY Upstate Medical)
Source: SUNY Upstate Medical - December 31, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: News Source Type: news

The Upstate Foundation receives $155,000 donation from Paige ’s Butterfly Run for pediatric cancer care, research and family support at Upstate
Since 1997, Paige ’s Butterfly Run has raised more than $3.7 million dollars in support of pediatric cancer care at Upstate Golisano Children’s Hospital and the Waters Center for Children’s Cancer and Blood Disorders at Upstate. (Source: SUNY Upstate Medical)
Source: SUNY Upstate Medical - December 30, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: News Source Type: news

The Upstate Foundation receives $155,000 donation from Paige ’s Butterfly Run to support pediatric cancer care, research and family services
Since 1997, Paige ’s Butterfly Run has raised more than $3.7 million dollars in support of pediatric cancer care at Upstate Golisano Children’s Hospital and the Waters Center for Children’s Cancer and Blood Disorders at Upstate. (Source: SUNY Upstate Medical)
Source: SUNY Upstate Medical - December 30, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: News Source Type: news

Henry Roane, PhD, named executive director of new Golisano Center for Special Needs
Center will focus on intellectual and developmental disabilities. (Source: SUNY Upstate Medical)
Source: SUNY Upstate Medical - December 23, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: News Source Type: news

Upstate to host virtual SUNY Lyme & Tick-borne Diseases Meeting Jan. 11, registration open to the public
The meeting will bring together researchers and scientists from across the SUNY system. (Source: SUNY Upstate Medical)
Source: SUNY Upstate Medical - December 22, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: News Source Type: news

Upstate tapped as one of 10 Regional Vaccination Hubs to distribute COVID-19 vaccine to area residents
The CNY regional hub includes hospitals in Madison, Oswego, Cortland, Cayuga and Onondaga counties. (Source: SUNY Upstate Medical)
Source: SUNY Upstate Medical - December 18, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: News Source Type: news

Advocates for Upstate Year-End Campaign to support healthcare scholarships
The scholarship will be used toward Fall 2021 tuition or tuition-related expenses. (Source: SUNY Upstate Medical)
Source: SUNY Upstate Medical - December 17, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: News Source Type: news

Upstate delivers region's first COVID-19 vaccine
Kenzo B. Mukendi, a member Environmental Services team who cleans the COVID units, becomes the first person in Central New York to receive the Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine. (Source: SUNY Upstate Medical)
Source: SUNY Upstate Medical - December 17, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: News Source Type: news

Upstate MPH program adds Global Health concentration
The new concentration will launch next summer and will run for 14 months, with students spending the final six weeks at one of Upstate ’s Institute for Global Health and Translational Science affiliates in South America or Africa. (Source: SUNY Upstate Medical)
Source: SUNY Upstate Medical - December 17, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: News Source Type: news

Sriram S. Narsipur, MD, named Edward C. Reifenstein Professor of Medicine
Narsipur, who joined Upstate in 1996, was named chair of Department of Medicine earlier this year. (Source: SUNY Upstate Medical)
Source: SUNY Upstate Medical - December 17, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: News Source Type: news

Stephen J. Thomas, MD, co-authors paper published in New England Journal of Medicine about Pfizer ’s COVID-19 vaccine
Publication is an important step to ensure transparent and objective review of vaccine. (Source: SUNY Upstate Medical)
Source: SUNY Upstate Medical - December 10, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: News Source Type: news

Upstate now seeks participants from 12 to 15 years of age for Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 clinical trial
The move to lower the participant age range from 12 to 15 helps to ensure an effective vaccine for children to prevent them from getting sick and spreading the virus to more vulnerable populations. (Source: SUNY Upstate Medical)
Source: SUNY Upstate Medical - December 9, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: News Source Type: news

Upstate ’s Stephen J. Thomas, MD, part of public hearing Thursday as FDA considers Emergency Use Authorization for COVID-19 vaccine
Thomas may be called upon to explain how the trial was executed in Syracuse. (Source: SUNY Upstate Medical)
Source: SUNY Upstate Medical - December 9, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: News Research Coronavirus Source Type: news

Governor congratulates SUNY Upstate Medical on No. 1 FDA ranking among COVID-19 saliva test for detecting virus in earliest stages
Upstate Medical's and Quadrant Biosciences' Clarifi COVID-19 Test Kit among the most sensitive tests at #6 worldwide in detecting COVID (Source: SUNY Upstate Medical)
Source: SUNY Upstate Medical - December 9, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: News Source Type: news

SUNY, Upstate Medical and Albany airport announce COVID-19 testing partnership
Upstate Medical University's COVID-testing breakthrough is centerpiece of Albany International Airport testing plan for employees and passengers (Source: SUNY Upstate Medical)
Source: SUNY Upstate Medical - December 8, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: News Source Type: news

Upstate Community Hospital earns prestigious recognition for surgical care
Upstate one of 89 facilities nationwide to earn distinction from ACS NSQIP. (Source: SUNY Upstate Medical)
Source: SUNY Upstate Medical - December 4, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: News Source Type: news