Columbia University Medical Center

2016 in Review: Campus and Student News

Columbia University Medical Center’s New Roy and Diana Vagelos Education Center Opens

Photo: Joe Turner Lin

Photo: Joe Turner Lin

The Roy and Diana Vagelos Education Center—designed by Diller Scofidio + Renfro, in collaboration with Gensler—is a hub for medical and graduate students at Columbia.

Columbia, NewYork-Presbyterian Name Medical Campus for Herbert and Florence Irving

Photo: Charles Manley

Photo: Charles Manley

Columbia University and NewYork-Presbyterian have named their shared medical campus in Washington Heights to honor Herbert and Florence Irving.


Mailman Student Research in the Limelight

Even before they graduated, students helped shape health policy through the media, in the courtroom, and on Capitol Hill.

 


Columbia Nursing Opens Nurse Practitioner Primary Care Group in Washington Heights

Columbia University School of Nursing celebrated the opening of a new nurse practitioner primary care group in Washington Heights with a ribbon cutting ceremony and open house on Sept. 14.


A History of Columbia Dental: Its Challenges, Triumphs, and Climb to the Top

During a lecture celebrating the College of Dental Medicine’s centennial, Allan Formicola, DDS, dean emeritus, spoke to a packed room about the 100-year history of the school.


A Post-Election Public Health Thanksgiving

Mailman students and faculty shared talking points and thoughts for family gatherings after this year’s divisive election.

 


New P&S Graduates Share Their Stories

From a former professional ballet dancer to a history buff who decided at age 5 to become a doctor, each member of the diverse Class of 2016 has traveled a unique path to medicine.

 


Participants at the March 7 Virginia Kneeland Frantz Society event, from left: Lee Goldman, EVP and Dean (moderator), Mary Boyce (Engineering), Bobbie Berkowitz (Nursing), Alondra Nelson (Social Science), Amale Andraos (Architecture), Linda Fried (Public Health), Jeanette Takamura (Social Work), and Merit Janow (SIPA)

Frantz Society Colloquium: Women Discuss Transformative Power of Leadership

Women deans from schools across Columbia shared perspectives on what it means to be a woman leader in an academic setting today.


Columbia Mailman School Awards Public Health Prize to New York City Health Commissioner Dr. Mary T. Bassett

The Calderone Prize, the most prestigious award in public health, is awarded every two years to an individual who has made a transformational contribution in the field.


P&S Launches New Academy of Clinical Mentoring and Excellence

Columbia launched the Academy of Clinical Mentoring and Excellence to recognize clinical faculty who provide outstanding patient care.