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The President’s Bulletin is a bi-weekly publication created to keep students, faculty, staff, alumni, donors, friends, and others informed about the latest news at Downstate Health Sciences University. We hope you enjoy reading the articles and find them informative and useful. If you would like to submit a story idea or letter to the editor, please email us at president@dhsiu.edu.

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Holiday Message

A Holiday Message

by Office of The President - November 29 , 2022

As the year closes, I want to share my thanks and gratitude to you all and share the obvious.

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American College of Rheumatology Conference

American College of Rheumatology Conference Welcomes Downstate Presenters

by Office of The President - November 29 , 2022

The American College of Rheumatology (ACR) conference welcomed Downstate student presenters to this year’s ACR Convergence 22 recently in Philadelphia.

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Dr. Moro Salifu Receives the Laureate Award from the American College of Physicians

by Office of The President - November 29 , 2022

Congratulations to Moro O. Salifu, M.D., MACP, tenured Professor of Medicine and Chairman of the Department of Medicine at The State University of New York, Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn. He is also the Edwin C. and Anne K. Weiskopf Endowed...

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“The State of Equity in America” Roundtable Recap

by Office of The President - November 29 , 2022

I was honored to participate in U.S. News & World Report’s day-long inaugural forum on “The State of Equity in America.” Live-streamed nationally, this powerful and engaging event brought together thought leaders in finance and healthcare to...

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Dr. Gloria Valencia

Dr. Gloria Valencia Retires After Nearly Four Decades at SUNY Downstate

by Office of The President - November 29 , 2022

After nearly four decades at Downstate, Dr. Gloria Valencia has announced her retirement as director of the NICU.

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Dr. Christina Guillén Named to 2023 SUNY Hispanic Leadership Institute Class

by Office of The President - November 29 , 2022

Congratulations to our very own Christina Guillén, M.D., FAAP, on her selection as a Fellow for the SUNY Hispanic Leadership Institute (HLI) Class of 2023.

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Research Ethics Panel

Research Ethics to Advance Health Equity Symposium Addresses Difficult Topic

by Office of The President - November 29 , 2022

As part of Downstate’s commitment to advancing health equity, The John Conley Division of Medical Ethics & Humanities presented its Research Ethics to Advance Health Equity Symposium focused on critical facets of ethical behavior in community-facing...

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Community Flu Vaccine

Community Flu Vaccine Drive

by Office of The President - November 29 , 2022

With the continuing rise of influenza cases in New York and throughout the nation, SUNY Downstate’s Chinese American Medical Society (CAMS) and Latino Medical Students Association (LMSA) student clubs, in collaboration with the Academy of Medical...

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Shout-Outs

by Office of the President - November 29 , 2022

Ramon Gist, M.D., Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and Director for Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, participated in the 33rd Annual Symposium on “Health Care Service in New York: Research and Practice,” sponsored by the United Hospital Fund...

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In Case You Missed It

by Office of the President - November 29 , 2022

Responding to ‘Relentless Growth’ of the Radiologist’s Workload – October 26, 2022 Featuring: Stephen Waite, M.D., Clinical Associate Professor of Radiology and Internal Medicine

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Must-see Downstate TV

by Office of the President - November 29 , 2022

Keyanna Mitchell’s Cleft and Craniofacial Story SUNY Downstate Recognizes Domestic Violence Awareness Month 2022 Diversity Programs Information Webinar Renal Transplant Evaluation

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Impact 2030

IMPACT 2030 Strategic Plan Officially Launched

by Office of the President - November 8 , 2022

Following more than a year of work that began in 2018 with a planned rollout of the IMPACT 2025 Strategic Plan in March 2020, last week, I was proud to launch IMPACT 2030, our newly-renamed Strategic Plan, officially.

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