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The Academy’s prestigious Fellows program, the foundation on which the Academy was established in 1847, includes more than 2,000 individuals, elected by their peers, from across the medical and health professions. Working collaboratively across disciplines and specialties, in a tradition of honor and service, the Fellows are organized into 20 diverse sections and groups that address clinical and population health issues facing individuals and communities in New York City and cities around the world. The Office of Trustee & Fellowship Affairs is the hub for coordination of over 40 annual events, facilitation of the Fellows’ networking and engagement in Academy work conducted by the Institute of Urban Health and the Library, and the distribution of over $350,000 annually in endowed grants and awards.
The Section on Dermatology is gearing up to present its annual Emerging Leaders in Dermatology Night On September 28, which invites rising junior faculty members from dermatology residency programs in the greater New York area and New Jersey to present their research and clinical interests.
The Academy has awarded the 2015 Lewis Rudin Glaucoma Prize to Krishnakumar Kizhatil, PhD of the Jackson Laboratory and Howard Hughes Medical Institute for his 2014 research paper, “Schlemm’s canal is a unique vessel with a combination of blood vascular and lymphatic phenotypes that forms by a novel development process.”
The New York Academy of Medicine announces the inaugural year of a new program for its prestigious Fellows to expand the critical role Fellows play for the Academy as well as to share their experience and expertise with the public.
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The New York Academy of Medicine’s Fellow Ambassadors are an extension of the expertise at the Academy. Accomplished leaders in their respective fields, the Fellow Ambassadors are available for media interviews.
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