On April 5, all classes at CUIMC were cancelled so that more than 1,800 students, faculty, and staff could participate in the first Interprofessional Day of Action.
The students, who are also members of the P&S Musicians' Guild, created a program that combines their passion for music with patient care.
Milestones included a cake competition to kick off the anniversary year, a historic Match Day, the first Velocity ride to end cancer, a generous gift, and a new name for the medical school.
In the 1819 manuscript, Dr. Bard discusses medical school coursework, the cost of medical education, and the importance of faculty being affiliated with a public hospital.
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.
On Nov. 2, the Empire State Building was lit blue to mark the 250th anniversary of Columbia medical school’s first day of classes in 1767.