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July 2016

CU168 will publish monthly in July and August. Weekly publication will resume in September.
Medical team working together
Autonomy for NPs Means Better Teamwork
A Columbia Nursing study suggests that promoting nurse practitioners’ autonomy and good relationships with leadership could enhance teamwork and, as a result, patient care.
Graph of projected annual deaths
Paths to Preventing Heat-related Deaths
An expected rise in heat-related deaths in New York City could be sharply reduced by limiting greenhouse gas emissions and improving adaptation efforts, a new model indicates.
Man with his arm around older woman, looking at the sea
Optimizing Treatment of Complicated Grief
A clinical trial finds that an antidepressant can help relieve depressive symptoms in patients suffering from complicated grief, a serious and often debilitating condition.

CUMC in the News

Sorry, Kids: Flu Shots Work Better Than Nose Spray
New York Times - June 23, 2016

When the Seriously Ill Want to Donate Organs
Wall Street Journal - June 24, 2016

US Medical Schools Expand Training to Curb Painkiller Abuse
Associated Press - June 28, 2016

Video Feature

Unlike conventional germicidal UV, far-UVC rays do not cause biological damage to skin and could become a new weapon against MRSA and other “superbugs.”

Photo of the Month

Students from the Summer Medical and Dental Education Program (SMDEP) at CUMC don their white coats with style. SMDEP is a six-week medical and dental school preparatory program for college students from disadvantaged backgrounds or underrepresented groups. Image courtesy of Jennifer Hernandez and Chelsie Poindexter.

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

Featured Events

Columbia Community Partnership for Health: Cancer and Genetics Workshop with Wendy Chung, MD, PhD
8/4/16, 5:30–7 p.m., 390 Fort Washington Ave., ground floor  More »  Más »

For more events, please visit the CUMC calendar.
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