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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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In Case You Missed It

by Office of the President - January 23 , 2023

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Must-see Downstate TV

by Office of the President - January 23 , 2023

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University Hospital at Downstate Receives Prestigious Baby-Friendly Designation

by Office of the President - January 10 , 2023

Congratulations to University Hospital at Downstate (UHD) for its recent designation as a Baby-Friendly hospital, the highly prestigious international Baby-Friendly designation that demonstrates a commitment to the highest standards of care for patients...

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University Hospital at Downstate Welcomes First Baby of 2023

by Office of the President - January 10 , 2023

Congratulations to Ms. Houssainatou Barry and Mr. Ibrahima Barry on the birth of their beautiful baby girl. Baby Barry joined us in Brooklyn at 11:40 AM on January 1, weighing 6 pounds, 9.5 ounces, and 19.5 inches long. The new family received a...

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College of Nursing Winter Convocation

by Office of the President - January 10 , 2023

SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University is one of the nation's leading urban medical centers, serving the people of Brooklyn since 1860.

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Dr. Ernest Barthélemy Presents on Global Neurosurgery and Neurocritical Care at Scientific Meetings

by Office of the President - January 10 , 2023

Congratulations to Ernest J. Barthélemy, M.D., MPH, MA, our recently-appointed Chief of Neurosurgery, for his presentation at two critically-important international scientific meetings. These events are related to global surgery and the global neurosurgery...

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Downstate Prepares for 2025 Middle States Reaccreditation

by Office of the President - January 10 , 2023

The Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE) is recognized by the United States Department of Education (DOE) to conduct accreditation activities for higher education institutions. DOE mandates institutional accreditation to qualify for...

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Holiday Cheer

by Office of the President - January 10 , 2023

I extend a note of special gratitude and thanks to the NYPD 63rd Precinct Community Council and NYPD Police Officer Santa Claus for the annual visit to Downstate to bring toys to children. This long-standing tradition remains one of the most critical...

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SUNY Council Reconvenes for 2023

by Office of the President - January 10 , 2023

Last week, I convened the first SUNY Council meeting of the year, sharing an update on the 2022 activities and accomplishments.

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Recapping 2022

Recapping 2022

by Office of The President - January 10 , 2023

I extend good wishes to everyone for a happy and prosperous new year and my appreciation to you as a part of the SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University family. Our achievements during 2022 leave me hopeful about 2023.

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Shout-Outs

by Office of the President - January 10 , 2023

Ramon Gist, M.D., Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and Director for Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, participated in the 33rd Annual Symposium on “Health Care Service in New York: Research and Practice,” sponsored by the United Hospital Fund...

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