Upstate People

The new members for the Academy of Upstate Educators are Carol Anne Kozik, DNS, FNP, BC  assistant professor, College of Nursing, Mike Sun, MD, associate professor, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, and Robert Zajdel, PhD, assistant professor, Department of Cell & Developmental Biology. Kozik, Sun, and Zajdel will join the Academy members as they continue to implement and improve the BEST Program (Build Excellent Skills for Teaching), four interactive workshops offered in the fall and spring for which response has been overwhelmingly positive, and provide individual consultation on education-related issues, through the AUE Coaches Consultation Service. They will be recognized at the Fall Faculty Convocation in September 2019.

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Upstate in the News

The move by the Upstate Outpatient Pharmacy to provide PEP as an emergency HIV prevention drug was highlighted on Syracuse.com—Syracuse hospital makes it easier to get emergency HIV prevention drug; WRVO—Upstate hospital pharmacy now carries drugs for those exposed to HIV; and NewsChannel 9—Upstate has the only local outpatient pharmacy that offers emergency prescriptions for HIV exposure.

Visit Welcome to Upstate for a list of new employees who joined Upstate Medical University in May.

Visit In Memoriam for a complete list of current Upstate employees, retirees, volunteers, and students who have passed away.