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The President’s Bulletin is a bi-weekly publication created to keep students, faculty, staff, alumni, donors, friends, and others informed about the latest news at Downstate Health Sciences University. We hope you enjoy reading the articles and find them informative and useful.

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SUNY Downstate Plays “Match” Maker

by Office of the President - March 20 , 2023

Congratulations to the College of Medicine for another successful Match Day, as 188 medical students learned that, upon graduation, they would do residency assignments for at least the next three years of additional training in their specialties.

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Tags: College of Medicine, Events

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Three Cheers for UHD’s 2023 Patient Safety and Quality Fair!

by Office of the President - March 20 , 2023

Last week, excited UHD staff presented their innovative ideas to help make patient care safer and discussed projects to improve our policies, processes, and practices. UHD’s third annual Patient Safety and Quality Fair was a dynamic in-person event...

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SPH Professor Contributes to GAO Report on Pandemic Origins

by Office of the President - March 20 , 2023

Sergios-Orestis Kolokotronis, Ph.D., SPH Assistant Professor of Epidemiology & Infectious Diseases, was invited as an expert by the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) to contribute to a report investigating how the nation might prevent future...

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Tags: School of Public Health

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Downstate Organizes Health Fair at Emmanuel Baptist Church

by Office of the President - March 20 , 2023

Downstate’s Center for Community Health Promotion and Wellness (CCHPW) and the Office of Institutional Equity (OIE) organized a health fair at the Emmanuel Baptist Church in Fort Greene on March 12, 2023.

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DMI Program Hosts Induction Ceremony

by Office of the President - March 20 , 2023

The Diagnostic Medical Imaging (DMI) Sonography Program in the School of Health Professions recently hosted the 6th Annual New York Pi Chapter, Lambda Nu Honor Society Induction Ceremony at Downstate.

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Tags: Events, School of Health Professions

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Downstate Recognized Among Best Higher Education Websites of 2022

by Office of the President - March 6 , 2023

SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University was among eight colleges and universities’ websites recognized by Modern Campus for excellence in website design and management.

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The History of Neurosurgical Inequities in Black and African Communities

by Office of the President - March 6 , 2023

As part of Black History Month, Downstate’s Brooklyn Health Disparities Center (BHDC) held “Decolonizing Neurosurgery in Black Communities: A Critical Conversation about Race, Ethnicity, and Community Empowerment in Neurosurgical Inequities”

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COM Medical Education Program Receives LCME Accreditation

by Office of the President - March 6 , 2023

Congratulations to College of Medicine (COM) Dean F. Charles Brunicardi, M.D., FACS, and its faculty, staff, and students, on COM’s full accreditation of its medical education program from the Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME). COM...

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New Medical Student Lounge Opens in UHD

by Office of the President - March 6 , 2023

As part of the LCME accreditation process and an example of medical education learning environment improvements, the College of Medicine created new relaxation and study spaces for its students.

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UHD Respiratory Therapist Celebrates a "Double-Dose"

by Office of the President - March 6 , 2023

Congratulations to UHD Respiratory Therapist, Marie Noel, celebrating the fantastic news that her twin daughters, Gloria, and Victoria Guerrier, were accepted with full scholarships to the fall 2023 Yale University freshman class.

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DMI Student Awarded Echocardiography Scholarship

by Office of the President - March 6 , 2023

Downstate Diagnostic Medical Imaging (DMI) student Eden Chin received the 2023 Alan D. Waggoner Student Scholarship Award from the American Society of Echocardiography Foundation (ASEF) for her outstanding academic and personal accomplishments.

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