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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.

In Case You Missed it

In Case You Missed It

by Office of the President - April 2 , 2024

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The Match Day Milestone

by Office of the President - March 19 , 2024

As Downstate’s College of Medicine celebrates another successful Match Day, I want to congratulate our medical students and reflect on the profound significance of this milestone in the exciting journey toward becoming doctors.

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Five Downstate Students Receive AMSNY Diversity Scholarships

by Office of the President - March 19 , 2024

Congratulations to the outstanding students from Downstate’s College of Medicine who received Diversity in Medicine scholarships from the Associated Medical Schools of New York (AMSNY).

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Exploring Racial Dynamics in Dementia Caregiving Challenges

by Office of the President - March 19 , 2024

New findings from the Center of Excellence for Alzheimer’s Disease at Downstate illuminate the complex relationship between race and the burdens faced by caregivers, as well as the impact of physical frailty and the behavioral and psychological...

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Match Day 2024 Lights the Path for Medical Career Journeys

by Office of the President - March 19 , 2024

Downstate celebrated another successful Match Day today where more than 200 medical students joined thousands of their U.S. and global counterparts to learn where they will do residency assignments. This year, approximately 75 percent of the graduating...

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Patient Safety & Quality Fair Grows in Success

by Office of the President - March 19 , 2024

Congratulations to the committed individuals, teams, and all participants in UHD’s fourth annual Patient Safety and Quality Fair. This successful platform allows our UHD healthcare professionals to showcase their innovative ideas aimed at enhancing...

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Anesthesia Chair Emeritus Re-elected to Fourth Term on the NYS Board of Regents

by Office of the President - March 19 , 2024

James E. Cottrell, M.D., Distinguished Service Professor and Chair Emeritus of Anesthesiology, has been reelected for a fourth term as a member-at-large of the New York State Board of Regents.

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Shout Outs

Shout Outs

by Office of the President - March 19 , 2024

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In Case You Missed it

In Case You Missed It

by Office of the President - March 19 , 2024

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A Message from President Riley

by Office of the President - March 5 , 2024

As we welcome the month of March, it is a great time to celebrate some significant occasions that enrich our lives and communities.

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Racism as a Public Health Crisis

The Reality of Racism as a Public Health Crisis

by Office of the President - March 5 , 2024

Racism is acknowledged as a widespread societal problem, impacting individuals and communities across multiple dimensions of life. In response, there is increasing recognition of racism as a public health crisis and a significant determinant of health...

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