Upstate People

The Department of Spiritual Care’s Clinical Pastoral Education training program announces graduates of its first class of chaplain residents: Kathryn F. Bell, assigned to the ACE Team; Alice Chico, assigned to the Adult Palliative Care Consult Service; Rev. Tamara Davis, assigned to inpatient oncology; and Rev. Rita Hernandez-Wright, assigned to the Upstate Cancer Center

MD/MPH student Elizabeth McIntosh has been elected student representative to the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) Foundation Board of Trustees. Her nomination was endorsed by the AAFP Commission on Education.The mission of the AAFP is to improve the health of patients, and communities by serving the needs of members with professionalism and creativity.

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

Upstate In the News

Gail Banach was quoted in a Syracuse.com article about the partnership among the Upstate New York Poison Center and community agencies to establish drop off points for drugs and needles.

David Amberg, PhD, was quoted in a local.syr news story about how researchers stay current with the latest developments in biomedical research.

In Memoriam: Our Upstate Family

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