Events and Programs

Phi Delta Epsilon Hosts Visit by LECOM Admissions Recruiter February 21(+)

Open Discussion
Jack Quinn
Admissions Recruiter
Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine
500 Hall of Languages
Syracuse University
5:00 p.m.

For questions or accommodations, contact VP of Programming Brian Ellsworth at

CSTEP at Upstate Medical University hosts Dr. Lynne Holden February 21(+)

Dr. Lynn Holden Lecture
Hosted by CSTEP at Upstate
Upstate Medical University Medical Alumni Auditorium
Room 1159 Weiskotten Hall

CSTEP at Upstate Medical University is pleased to host a lecture with Dr. Lynne Holden, who will share strategies for a successful medical school application. The program is open to Syracuse MAPS, CSTEP and students pursuing a pre-health track.

Dr. Lynne Holden is the co-founder and President of Mentoring in Medicine, Inc.® (MIM). MIM is a national nonprofit organization dedicated to inspiring and equipping students to become health care professionals through academic enrichment, leadership development, civic engagement and mentoring. Through conferences, hip-hop plays, school-based and virtual programs, MIM has reached nearly 15,000 students from elementary school through medical school. MIM has been featured in numerous media outlets including The New York Times, Lifetime TV and CNN.  Dr. Holden has been named a 2007 Maybelline NY-Essence Empowerment through Education Awardee, a 2009 Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Community Health Leader, a 2010 Root 100 Leader and a 2010 Lifetime TV Remarkable Woman. You can find out more about MIM at

Registration required

SUArt Galleries Presents ‘Hidden Beauty: Exploring the Aesthetics Of Medical Science(+)

The Syracuse University Art Galleries is presenting “Hidden Beauty: Exploring the Aesthetics of Medical Science,” on view through March 9. Organized by Norman Barker of John Hopkins University and Dr. Christine Iacobuzio-Donahue of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, this exhibition features 50 photographic images captured at the microscopic level, created by medical professionals. This collaborative project by a scientist and an artist asks the reader to consider the aesthetics of human disease, both within and beyond the context of our preconceived social systems.

The exhibition is on view in the Shaffer Art Building. Gallery hours are Tuesday-Sunday, 11 a.m.-4:30 p.m.; and Thursdays 11 a.m.-8 p.m.

For more information, visit Hidden Beauties

Conversations with Dr. H -- available by appointment(+)

Career Conversation with Dr. H.

In addition to meeting with academic counselors, prehealth advising consultations are available with Dr. Philip Holtzapple, physicians with admissions knowledge and career expertise to share! For students who are pursuing a future career in healthcare and are seeking guidance and mentorship. Please call (315) 443-3150 to make appointments.


Upstate Emergency Department Academic Associate Research Volunteer opening(+)

Prehealth students at Syracuse University are invited to apply to the position of Upstate Emergency Department Academic Associate Research Volunteer. See the announcement for position description, research topics, minimum qualifications and application requirements, and visit the Upstate website for more information.

Medical Scribe openings(+)

PhysAssist Scribes has openings in Syracuse and Central New York area. Medical scribes work alongside physicians in emergency departments at the following locations:
St. Joseph's Hospital - Syracuse, NY
Crouse Hospital - Syracuse, NY
Faxton St. Luke's Healthcare - Utica, NY
Rome Memorial Hospital - Rome, NY
Prehealth students, recent graduates, and alumni are invited to apply.  For more information, visit the website.

Openings: Chief Research Associate at St. Vincent's Medical Center(+)

St. Vincent's Medical Center in Bridgeport, CT, has current openings in the Research Associates (RA) Program for Chief Research Associates to join in clinical research for a year.  Details about the position and application materials can be found on the website.  Information about other RA programs at Affiliate hospitals of the National Alliance of Research Associates Programs (NARAP) can be found at the NARAP website.

Consortium for Culture and Medicine(+)

The Consortium for Culture and Medicine
Syracuse University, SUNY Upstate Medical University
LeMoyne College

The Consortium for Culture and Medicine (CCM) is a cooperative interdisciplinary program of LeMoyne College, SUNY Upstate Medical University, and Syracuse University. Founded in 1978, CCM focuses on the cultural, ethical, social, and psychological dimensions of medicine and healthcare by:

  • Offering accredited courses linking the humanities and social sciences to practice of medicine and healthcare;
  • Sponsoring faculty seminars and community events;
  • Encouraging interdisciplinary research in healthcare.

Faculty members from the three cooperating institutions represent academic disciplines such as Anthropology, Economics, Health Policy, History, Law, Literature, Medicine, Medical Ethics, Philosophy, Political Science, Public Health, Psychology, Social Work, and Sociology. For more information regarding the program, seminar and events, and a list of course offerings, visit

Tour for Diversity in Medicine(+)

Tour for Diversity in Medicine
Locations and Dates Vary

Conceived by former medical student leaders, Tour for Diversity in Medicine is a grassroots effort to educate, inspire, and cultivate future minority physicians and dentists. All details can be found on

Upstate Medical University Pre-Admission Advisement(+)

SUNY Upstate Medical University
Pre-Admission Advisement: Occurs the 1st Monday of each month at 2:00pm.  Learn more

SUNY Downstate Medical Center(+)

SUNY Downstate Medical Center
Brooklyn, New York

SUNY Downstate Medical Center offers Informational Sessions for prospective students interested in the College of Health Related Professions, the College of Nursing, and the School of Public Health. Click here for more information

The Healing Muse: Muse Media(+)

Listen to SUNY Upstate Medical University's "HealthLink On Air" radio show on Sundays on WRVO Public Media at 9 pm. Interviews with Linda Cohen and Dr. Deirdre Neilen, Editor of The Healing Muse.

In the News

The Trouble with Medical "Voluntourism"(+)

The Trouble with Medical Volunteerism by Noelle Sullivan, Scientific American

The Mistrust of Science(+)

The Mistrust of Science by Atul Gawande, The New Yorker

Our Ailing Medical System(+)

Why Doctors are Sick of Their Profession by Sandeep Jahar, M.D., The Wall Street Journal

Why Primary Care?(+)

Why I'm Becoming a Primary Care Doctor by Mara Gordon, medical student, University of Pennsylvania, The Atlantic Monthly

Advising & Career Services

323 Hall of Languages
Phone: 315-443-3150
Fax: 315-443-9397

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