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2013 P&S Graduation Rewind

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P&S Distinguished Service Award winner Linda Lewis, MD.
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Carol Mason, PhD, was awarded the Stevens Triennial Prize
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Christine Constantinople, PhD, presented with Dean’s Award for Excellence in Research
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Nobel Laureate Robert Lefkowitz, MD, P&S Class of 1966
Nobel Laureate Robert Lefkowitz, MD, P&S Class of 1966
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2013 P&S Grads: Helping People

Why did they want to become doctors? What are their plans? We spoke with a few members of the P&S Class of 2013 at Commencement.

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Watch the slideshow of stills and video clips to relive the 2013 graduation ceremony of Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons. (Photos and video by Amelia Panico)

Facts and Figures

    • 162 MD degrees and 66 PhD degrees were conferred.

 

 

 

    • Nobel laureate Robert Lefkowitz, MD’66, James B. Duke Professor of Medicine at Duke University Medical Center, delivered the Commencement Address. “One of the wonderful things about a career in medicine,” he said, “is that the journey has so many possible itineraries. I don’t believe for any individual there is one possible best choice. I hope you do not feel confined to one career path. Be open to evolution.” Listen to the full address here.

 

 

    • 32 MD students took extra time for research.

 

    • 22 percent of the P&S Class of 2013 went abroad for scholarly projects or research (MDs only).

 

    • 22 percent of MDs in the Class of 2013 matched at Columbia for all or part of residency.

 

    • 38 percent of the MDs in the Class of 2013 will remain in New York State for residency.

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