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Upstate’s strategic plan addresses 15 key objectives to propel the university forward

The plan also includes several key “Presidential Initiatives” that were identified early in the strategic planning process. Work on these initiatives, which include the development of the Office of Strategic Affairs, is already under way.


Sharing expertise: Doctors learn stroke care from experts at Upstate

Neurology residents participate in a simulation program with details from patient care that took place at Upstate University Hospital.


Author and researcher Karen Messing, M.Sc., PhD, to speak at Workers’ Memorial Week event April 18, 19

Messing, who shifted her focus from genes to women’s occupational health hazards and ergonomics, is one of two headliners for Upstate Medical University’s events to recognize Workers’ Memorial Week. Award-winning photographer Earl Dotter to give artist’s talk May 1.

Toni Gary, second from left, and Lorie Riedl of the Upstate Foundation accept recognition on behalf of the many donors and sponsors who support pediatric care at Upstate Golisano Children’s Hospital at the Children’s Miracle Network (CMN) Hospitals annual meeting held last month in Orlando. The Upstate Foundation was recognized for “Highest Percentage Increase 2016” in a medium-size market for fundraising growth of 98 percent in a single year. From left are John Bozard, senior vice president of Orlando Health, CMN Hospitals trustee; Gary, director of Upstate Golisano Children’s Hospital Community Relations, Upstate Foundation; Riedl, director of retail development at Upstate Golisano Children’s Hospital, Upstate Foundation; John Lauch, president and CEO of CMN Hospitals; and Steve Weisz, president and CEO of Marriott Vacations Worldwide, trustee chair of CMN Hospitals.