Newly named in their honor, the Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons will replace loans with scholarships for medical students with financial need. Watch the tribute video.
Such recognition reminds us of the truly outstanding faculty accomplishments that define the work we do every day to prove that we don’t just practice medicine, we change it.
Columbia doctors have shaped the course of medical history.
Velocity raised $1.4 million through the efforts of riders, corporate sponsors, volunteers, and friends to support cancer research at Columbia's Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center.
Enjoy highlights of our community of faculty, students, staff, and friends commemorating this milestone through anniversary festivities to date.
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.
Over the last 250 years, P&S graduates have not just practiced medicine, they’ve changed it.
On November 2, 1767, a parade of dignitaries walked in procession for the opening ceremonies of a new medical school at King’s College, the first medical school in New York and the second in the American colonies.