The Department of Medical Humanities and Ethics, chaired by Rita Charon, MD, PhD, is the newest department in the Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons.
Joachim Frank received his Nobel Medal on Dec. 10 in Stockholm and described his work in electron microscopy in his Nobel lecture.
Three staff members—one from CUMC administration, one from the School of Nursing, and one from the College of Dental Medicine—were recognized for their teamwork.
The Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons, newly renamed in honor of Roy and Diana Vagelos, will replace loans with scholarships for medical students with financial need.
One student's research could inform the development of an HIV vaccine. Theodora Karagounis also has gained experience caring for patients at Columbia's student-run clinics.
CUMC Celebrates acknowledges individuals at Columbia University Medical Center for their grants, honors, and leadership positions.