News Archives of March 2015

March 27, 2015
Upstate Foundation supports pediatric services at Upstate Golisano Children’s Hospital
Foundation allocates more than $300,000 to benefit 19 pediatric programs, including the Family Resource Center.

March 27, 2015
Upstate’s Lisa M. Allen named Distinguished Sonographer of the Year
Award recognizes Allen for significantly contributing to the growth and development of ultrasound.

March 27, 2015
SU basketball team visits Upstate
Members of the Syracuse University Men's Basketball team visit with patients at Upstate Cancer Center, before heading over the the Upstate Golisano Children's Hospital. The team members, accompanied by Head Coach Jim Boeheim, his wife, Juli, and other members of the coach staff, signed autographs and distributed team posters.

March 20, 2015
Medical students at Upstate Medical University get residency assignments
Forty-nine percent will stay in New York for their residency.

March 19, 2015
Upstate Medical University’s downtown residence hall achieves LEED Silver certification
Once a former dilapidated high-rise, Geneva Tower now showcases an environmental and energy-efficient design

March 18, 2015
Upstate Women’s Health is hosting Just for Women: Take control of your Pelvic Health on March 24
Just for Women: Take Control of Your Pelvic Health will be held March 24 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Upstate's Community Campus. The event is free.

March 17, 2015
Medical student wins Welch Allyn’s Ripple Effect Award; will travel to Haiti on humanitarian medical mission this summer
Kathleen Iles, a first-year medical student at Upstate Medical University and Skaneateles native, submitted award-winning video to the national contest, cosponsored by Heart to Heart International.

March 17, 2015
Upstate celebrates first anniversary of Epic roll out
Upstate reaches all targets and deadlines, receives $305,200 rebate and MVP award from Epic.

March 13, 2015
Wake up! It’s World Sleep Day
Upstate physician, who cochairs World Sleep Day, says if you like to nap, do not exceed more than 45 minutes of daytime sleep.

March 12, 2015
Upstate Cancer Center, WCNY present community program on cancer March 25
The free event will preview the Ken Burns cancer documentary, to air on WCNY later this month, as well as provide presentations on cancer treatments and healthy lifestyles, among other topics.

News Archives of February 2015

February 26, 2015
Estate of Robert M. McElfresh donates $100,000 in support of Upstate’s Community Campus
More than 60 years after Robert M. McElfresh received care at what is now the Upstate University Hospital Community Campus, his philanthropic gift will help patients of today.

February 25, 2015
U.S. Rep. John Katko visits the Upstate campus
U.S. Representative John Katko met with faculty, administrators and students during his visit Feb. 24 to the Upstate Medical University campus.  The Syracuse-area congressman received briefings from Upstate officials on academic medicine and Upstate’s role as a health care and health education resource for the region.

February 25, 2015
Upstate takes center ice for health awareness at Syracuse Crunch game Feb. 27
Billed as Hockey and Heels: A Night of Women’s Health, the special event will feature free blood pressure, body mass index and cardiac risk assessment screenings that will take place in the War Memorial.

February 25, 2015
Elizabeth Blackwell and Sarah Loguen Fraser lectures presented in February
Two key lectures at Upstate reflect and honor Upstate graduates Elizabeth Blackwell and Sarah Loguen

February 12, 2015
Upstate medical students celebrate Compassionate Care day
Students in the Gold Humanism Honor Society at Upstate will deliver pill boxes to patients as a small gesture of kindness reinforcing the need to show compassionate care to patients.

February 10, 2015
New shoulder replacement implant provides more secure, longer last bond for bone growth
Upstate is one of two health care facilities in New York and among only six facilities nationwide to use this FDA-approved implantable device for shoulder replacements.

February 10, 2015
NYU displays healing masks created by Upstate Golisano Children’s Hospital patients
Art therapy helps pediatric patients safely express feelings about their illness and pain, teaches a positive coping mechanism and builds self-confidence.

February 9, 2015
College of Nursing looks to expand clinical experiences for graduate students
Nurse Practitioner student Phitsamai Thatvihane is completing her clinical experience hours at Upstate University Hospital’s GemCare, the special emergency department for individuals over the age of 65, located on Upstate’s Community Campus.

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