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Zahn 2016 entrepreneurship competition winners at CCNY

Student startups earn $150K in CCNY’s Zahn competition

Hybridia, VeriPAD, StreetLabs, and Applied Motions are the grand prize winners in the Zahn Innovation Center’s Entrepreneurship Competition at The City College of New York. They pitched to investors, entrepreneurs, bankers, and other experts for a piece of $150K in prizes. This year, startups competed in four categories, including IoT, women in tech, and social impact. The startups have both a hyper-local focus in NYC, and also a global perspective in congruence with City College’s diverse student body. Read More »

Physician Assistant program graduates Class of 2016

Thirty-three newly-minted physician assistants received their diplomas at the Sophie Davis School of Biomedical Education Physician Assistant Program at Harlem Hospital Center’s 42nd Commencement Ceremony on Jan. 29. Read More »

Sophie Davis medical students experience hospital life

Sophie Davis School of Biomedical Education students in their fifth year rotation at St. Barnabas Hospital reflect the racial, geographical and aspirational diversity of City College of New York and of New York City. Baho Sidiqi was born in Mazar Sharif, Afghanistan, grew up in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, and moved to Queens with his family when he was eight. After graduation from Benjamin N. Cardozo High School, he moved to Hicksville. He hopes to become a doctor while also being involved in teaching and the policy aspect of medicine. Read More »

AMA awards med school grant to develop community-based care curriculum

The Sophie Davis School of Biomedical Education/CUNY School of Medicine is one of 20 medical schools selected to be a member of the American Medical Association’s Accelerating Change in Medical Education Consortium for its project, “Growing Our Own: Partnering with Health Care Centers to Educate Practitioners for the 21st Century.” Read More »

Burnout and depression: two entities or one? CCNY provides answer

Burnout and depression overlap considerably, according to the latest study on the subject led by psychology Professor Irvin S. Schonfeld of The City College of New York’s Colin Powell School for Civic and Global Leadership and his colleague, Renzo Bianchi, of the Institute of Work and Organizational Psychology, University of Neuchâtel, Switzerland. The findings are based on a survey taken by 1,386 public school teachers, from pre-K to 12th grade across the United States, including New York, during the 2013-14 academic year.    Read More »

New Physician Assistant Program starts in 2016

The City College of New York Physician Assistant Program, one of the oldest in the country committed to recruiting from and serving underrepresented populations for more than four decades, introduces a new master of science degree program commencing in 2016. The new program replaces the existing undergraduate degree program sponsored by the Sophie Davis School of Biomedical Education since 1978.    Read More »

Maurizio Trevisan plays vital role in new medical school

Maurizio Trevisan, M.D., M.S., dean of the Sophie Davis School of Biomedical Education since 2011 and provost of The City College of New York since 2012, oversees the transition of the Sophie Davis School into the CUNY School of Medicine.   “Serving the underserved with a special focus on primary care is a major source of pride and satisfaction,” Trevisan says. “This medical school carries on its longstanding tradition of providing opportunities to pursue medical careers for talented young men and women from diverse backgrounds.”    Read More »

Pre-meds at CCNY look forward to their medical careers

The new school year is a special one for aspiring and current students of The City College of New York's Sophie Davis School of Biomedical Education. Starting in 2016, Sophie Davis students will be among the first graduates of the new CUNY School of Medicine at City College, which officially came into existence on June 10. Read More »

City College establishes medical school with St. Barnabas Hospital

In a major development in the institution’s 168-year history, The City College of New York announces the establishment of the CUNY School of Medicine at City College in partnership with Bronx-based St. Read More »

Stem Cell Researcher Elaine Fuchs to Speak at CCNY March 12

Dr. Elaine Fuchs, an internationally renowned expert in skin biology, its stem cells and associated human genetic disorders, will deliver Read More »