Harnessing the Power of the Genome to Meet Medicine’s Greatest Challenges
The College of Physicians and Surgeons will bring together its leading scientists and clinicians for a lively discussion on precision medicine.Our experts will provide insight into the state and future of precision medicine, a paradigm-shifting approach to care that uses each patient’s unique genetic profile to develop courses of treatment specifically for them, allowing us to heal – and even prevent – disease. Click here to register.
Wednesday, April 26, 2017
Reception 5:30 p.m.│Program 6:00 p.m.
Roy and Diana Vagelos Education Center
104 Haven Avenue, New York City
This program will be offered as part of a three-part Precision Medicine Forum Series, which also will include DocTalks: The Future of Personalized Cancer Care & Research (June 20) and DocTalks: Unraveling the Mysteries of Mind & Brain (October 24).
In honor of our 250th Anniversary we are inviting all alumni to march in the commencement ceremony on Wednesday, May 17 at the Armory, 216 Fort Washington Avenue at West 168th Street. Lunch will be available for alumni participants.Alumni will return to campus for a special commencement during our 250th anniversary year. Click here to register.
Join us for "Confession of a Converted Lecturer" with Eric Mazur, PhD, President, The Optical Society, the Balkanski Professor of Physics and Applied Physics, and Area Dean of Applied Physics at Harvard University.
In celebration of our anniversary, members of the community will be invited for a panel discussion to learn more about careers in health. Opportunities to tour our new Roy and Diana Vagelos Education Center and our new Nursing Building will be available. A date and time will be announced shortly.
Join us as we celebrate our various CUMC anniversaries with the Washington Heights neighborhood through another HavenFest program.
As part of our Anniversary Precision Medicine Forum Series, we will continue exploring our advances in precision medicine through DocTalks, our lecture and discussion series that provide our partners and friends access to Columbia’s frontline experts in healthcare and medical research. Join us for a program focused on cancer.
Save the date for June 22, 2017 for a celebration of Lewis P. Rowland, MD: His Vision of Modern Neurology.
On August 14, 1767 the governors of King’s College reviewed the petition to organize a medical faculty at the university, which was the start of medical education at Columbia. On this day in 2017, we will celebrate our new class of medical students as they participate in our annual White Coat Ceremony.
A vibrant panel discussion will be held to address key moments and leaders in our history who have supported our efforts to ensure that P&S has one of the most diverse student populations of any medical school today.
In conjunction with the Virginia Kneeland Frantz Society, we will hold a special panel discussion celebrating the women of P&S.