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Week of February 13, 2017

In observance of President’s Day, Columbia University Medical Center offices and laboratories will be closed Feb. 20, 2017.
Smog over a city
The Rockefeller-funded consortium will develop scientific and educational best practices and model curricula for academic and non-academic audiences.
Columbia Nursing's anniversary website
To pay homage to its rich history and enduring legacy, Columbia Nursing has launched a special 125th anniversary website featuring a wealth of information and photos.
Dean Stohler and Jonathan Lomboy
Christian Stohler, DMD, DrMedDent, discusses recent progress and current priorities of the College of Dental Medicine with Jonathan Lomboy’17.
Mother and baby (credit: John Abbott)
The center provides personalized medical care for women at high risk for preterm birth and conducts research to find better ways to prevent preterm birth.
Dog with newspaper

CUMC in the News

Video Feature

Heart Month at NewYork-Presbyterian & ColumbiaDoctors
ColumbiaDoctors cardiologist Nisha B. Jhalani, MD, discusses women’s cardiovascular health, National Wear Red Day, and upcoming heart month events at NYP.

Quick Tips Quick Tipsfrom Human Resources
Workshops for staff and managers

Looking to develop yourself, your team, or your career? The Learning & Development team is pleased to announce the spring 2017 in-person workshops designed to do just this! Visit the professional development website for workshop details and registration information.


Velocity Photoshoot: Models Wanted

Velocity, Columbia’s ride to end cancer, needs cycling enthusiasts 18+ to appear in a series of ads inspired by vintage cycling posters. You’ll be seen on billboards, on posters, and in print around NYC promoting a great ride for a great cause: accelerating cancer research and treatments at CUMC.
Those interested should send a photo and contact info to

CUMC Celebrates 2016-17, Issue 3 

The latest issue of CUMC Celebrates, a publication recognizing the accomplishments of members of the CUMC community, is now online. We hope you enjoy reading about your colleagues’ achievements. 

Do you have an award or honor you would like to see in a future issue? Submit it online for our consideration.

Photo of the Week

CUMC Facilities staff during the winter storm
The CUMC Facilities Management team suited up to combat Winter Storm Niko.

Submit a photo of the week by email and find more community photos on our Instagram feed @ColumbiaMed.

Featured Events

“Perspectives on Modeling the Human Body” with Anjali Chelliah, MD, and Frank Sculli
2/15/17, 6:30-8 p.m., Presbyterian Building, 622 W. 168th St., 20th floor, Room 200  More »

Columbia Engineering in Medicine Symposium

2/16/17, 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m., Room 401 in the Vagelos Education Center, 104 Haven Ave.  More »

“Modeling Populations and Environments in Laboratory Mice” with David Threadgill, PhD
2/17/17, 11 a.m.-noon., eighth floor auditorium in the Allan Rosenfield Building, 722 W. 168th St.  More »

For more events, please visit the CUMC calendar.
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