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Mr. Dowling, whose lengthy career has included top positions with Blue Cross Blue Shield, New York State Department of Health, Education and Human Services as well as Fordham University Graduate School of Social Services, has been with North-Shore-LIJ Health system since 1995. He has served as president and CEO of the integrated health system, one of the nation's largest, since 2002.
NYAM mourns the loss of Dr. Mildred Mailick, a Fellow since 1997 who was instrumental in building a strong Social Work Section that reflects the best and the brightest social work leaders in health and mental health care.
Tom F. Lue, MD, FACS, of the University of California at San Francisco was awarded the 2013 Ferdinand C. Valentine Award during a reception at NYAM on April 10, 2013.
The NYAM Section on the History of Medicine and Public Health held its third annual NYAM History Night on April 8, 2013, featuring short talks on topics in the history of medicine and public health presented by accomplished health professionals.
This year, NYAM’s Office of School Health Programs (OSHP) has partnered with the Office of Trustee and Fellowship Affairs to foster mentorship activities between NYAM Fellows and the Junior Fellows and Scholars.
On February 19, 2013, NYAM’s Office of School Health Programs partnered with NYAM Fellow Dr. Stuart Feldman, Dean of the Touro College of Pharmacy, to offer a special information session and tour of the school for students and parents in NYAM’s Scholars Program.
The following is a New York Times profile on NYAM Fellow Eric Lander. Dr. Lander received the Academy Medal for Distinguished Contributions in Biomedical Science in 2009.
NYAM Fellow Brian F. Hoffman, MD, a father of modern cardiac electrophysiology and the Hosack Professor Emeritus of Pharmacology at Columbia University, died on February 11, 2013.
The Institute of Medicine (IOM) welcomed 70 new members and 10 foreign associates during its 42nd annual meeting in October 2012. Among the members were four NYAM Fellows.
Dr. John Cordice, a NYAM Fellow for 58 years, supports younger generations in pursuing careers in the health professions and becoming NYAM Fellows and Members.
On January 9, NYAM’s Author Night Series featured NYAM Fellow Sharon Packer, MD, presenting her book Cinema’s Sinister Psychiatrists – From Caligari to Hannibal.
The Council on Social Work Education presented Volland, MSW, MBA, with the 2012 Distinguished Recent Contributions in Social Work Education Award for her work in revolutionizing social work education and field practice with older adults. Recognizing the urgent need for social workers trained to work with older adults, she founded the Social Work Leadership Institute (SWLI) at the New York Academy of Medicine. SWLI has advanced social work’s capacity to improve the lives of older adults and their families through field education and leadership development.
The New York Academy of Medicine welcomed 70 new Fellows, nine Members, 44 Associate Members, nine Student Members and one Honorary Fellow during its Annual Meeting on November 8, 2012 at NYAM. The meeting was followed by the 165th Annual Discourse and Awards presentation.
NYAM Trustee and Fellow Terry Fulmer, PhD, RN, FAAN, professor and dean of the Bouve College of Health Sciences at Northeastern University, was recently named chair of the prestigious Robert Wood Johnson Executive Nurse Fellows program.
NYAM Fellow Dr. Carmen Ortiz Hendricks was recently appointed the Dorothy and David I. Schachne Dean of the Wurzweiler School of Social Work at Yeshiva University in New York City.
NYAM Fellow Dr. Jeffrey Levine’s photographic exhibit entitled Aging Across America has received a generous grant from the MetLife Foundation to subsidize a U.S.-based tour.
For more than two decades, NYAM Fellow Dr. Ani Kalayjian has been on a journey of healing through forgiveness and meaning. She has devoted her life to studying the impact of trauma, and helping others heal so that they can reach a state of wholeness.
NYAM Fellow R. Richard Leinhardt, MD, FACS was recently recognized by New York City Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg for his work as part of the World Trade Center Medical Working Group, which Bloomberg convened in 2007 to review the latest medical research on potential health effects of the WTC attacks.
Spine surgeon Patrick F. O’Leary, MD, a member of The New York Academy of Medicine, received the Lifetime Achievement Award at Hospital for Special Surgery's 29th Annual Tribute Dinner at the Waldorf Astoria in New York City.
Tom Harrison, Jack and Susan Rudin honored for their efforts to promote public health during NYAM’s 18th Annual Gala
Japan has honored Dr. William L. Holzemer, a Fellow of The New York Academy of Medicine and dean of the College of Nursing at Rutgers-Newark, with the Order of the Rising Sun, Gold Rays with Neck Ribbon, one of the nation’s highest civilian honors, for his outstanding contributions to the development of nursing science and the education of nursing professionals in Japan.
NYAM Fellow Dr. David G. Nathan, MD of Cambridge, Mass., Robert A. Stranahan Distinguished Professor of Pediatrics and Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School and president emeritus of the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, received an honorary doctor of science degree at Clarkson University's 119th Commencement on May 12.
Dr. Edward (Ted) Shortliffe, President and CEO of the American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA), will be stepping down from his current position and joining NYAM as a Scholar in Residence.
On March 1, the NYAM Section on Health Care Delivery presented a panel discussion on the Community Benefit standard, the legal standard for determining whether a nonprofit hospital is exempt from federal income tax.
On February 22, the NYAM Section on the History of Medicine and Public Health presented the second annual NYAM History Night meeting, featuring short talks on topics in the history of medicine and public health presented by four accomplished health care professionals.
We mourn the loss of NYAM Fellow and former Trustee Margaret E. Mahoney, a pioneer in the field of health care philanthropy.
NYAM Fellow Dr. Ani Kalayjian recently spoke about her new book, Forgiveness and Reconciliation, as part of NYAM's Author Night series. The book addresses forgiveness and reconciliation as coping mechanisms to move beyond the negative effects of trauma on individuals, couples, families, and communities.
On November 9, NYAM hosted the Annual Meeting of the Fellows and the 164th Anniversary Discourse and Awards, honoring distinguished contributions in medicine and public health and featuring discourse speaker Susan Dentzer, Editor-in-Chief of Health Affairs.
NYAM and The Royal Society of Medicine recently presented their Annual Joint Symposium with the theme of “Promoting Health in Aging.” The event brought together clinical health professionals, researchers, and policy makers to focus on important determinants of health in older persons.
NYAM Fellows Dr. Norman Orentreich and his son, Dr. David S. Orentreich, not only excel in the practice of medicine; they continually strive to improve the lives of their patients through ongoing and rigorous academic and clinical research.
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