Meet New York State’s Newest Doctors: Daniel Harris

Age: 27 years oldHometown: Wellsville, NYCurrent city: Syracuse, NY Why did you choose to stay in New York? Staying in NY – I made staying in NY my top choice for residency. You might say “”location is everything”” for me, but more specifically “”I have to be near friends and family!”” Coming back to Syracuse… Read More

Meet New York State's Newest Doctors: Nivia Acosta

Age: 25Current City: Bronx, NY Why did you choose to stay in New York? I was born in the city but grew up in Maryland. My family remained very attached to New York and we visited often. I’ve always identified with New York City and knew I would feel at home here. After attending medical… Read More

Meet New York State’s Newest Doctors: Cecilia Fix

When Cecilia Fix was studying comparative literature as a Columbia undergrad, she had no idea she would someday be a medical student. Her interests were French and English literature and Renaissance painting, not science. But after participating in a summer program in Alexandria, Va., she developed an interest in pediatric psychology, which she pursued as… Read More

Medical Student's Story Tells Progression of Women in Medicine

On Friday May 16, 28-year-old Claire Melin will do her part to keep a rare family tradition alive. Melin is among 97 medical students graduating from the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry (SMD). But Melin’s medical degree signifies something more. Her grandmother and her mother are doctors too, an anomaly in a… Read More

Hofstra North Shore-LIJ Medical Students Teach CPR at Glen Cove H.S.

Students from the Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine took time from their studies to teach and train young athletes at Glen Cove High School about sudden cardiac arrest (SCA), including how to act quickly and effectively to save a life. The outreach initiative is part of the “Anyone Can Save a Life at School”… Read More

NYU STEP Program Participants Take First Place at Statewide Conference

On March 28-30th, a team of high school fellows from the NYU School of Medicine Science and Technology Entry Program (STEP) won statewide recognition at the 16th Annual Statewide Step Conference in Albany. Sade Seidu, Crystol Thomas and Kiara Nunez won first place in the Human Services Senior Division at the conference. The team project… Read More