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SBU medical school applicants rise during COVID-19

SBU medical school applicants rise during COVID-19

Lori Saxena February 9, 2022
According to the school's Associate Dean of Admissions, the Renaissance School of Medicine at Stony Brook University saw a 15% increase in applicants for students starting medical school in the fall of 2021.
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The Chai With The Pre-Med Guys official podcast cover. PHOTO COURTESY OF SAYEED KHAN

A look at SBU student run podcast Chai with the Pre-Med Guys

Melanie Navarro December 6, 2020
Produced by Stony Brook pre-medical students Wali Pirzada and Sayeed Khan, comes “Chai with the Pre-Med Guys.” The pair bring on current medical school students as guests and explore challenges, experiences and garner advice for pre-med students. 
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Dean of the College of Engineering and Applied Sciences Fotis Sotiropoulos. COURTESY OF STONY BROOK UNIVERSTY

G/P/NC: Implications for student success

Fotis Sotiropoulos October 27, 2020
#OPINIONS With the added stress of an ongoing pandemic, many students have asked me, “Why doesn’t Stony Brook simply extend the P/NC (pass/no-credit) policy that was available in Spring 2020?”
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Dr. Ram Raju gives commentary on America’s “two-tiered” healthcare system

Vincent Sparagna September 28, 2018
Senior Vice President and Community Health Investment Officer for Northwell Health, Dr. Ram Raju, spoke about the flaws in the United States’ health care system in a lecture at the Charles B. Wang Center Theater on Wednesday, Sept. 26
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Stony Brook University School of Medicines new three-year medical degree will accept a maximum of 15 students for its first year. LUIS RUIZ DOMINGUEZ/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook Medicine to launch three-year MD program

Maia Vines April 8, 2018
The Stony Brook University School of Medicine will offer program that allows students to receive an MD degree in three years as opposed to the traditional four.  
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Dr. Allison J. McCarthy, above, was the keynote speaker for the Black History Month Opening Ceremony. HARY GHAYRAT/THE STATESMAN

Dr. Allison J. McLarty headlines Black History Month opening ceremony

Virain Palta February 8, 2018
Stony Brook University marked the start of Black History Month on Monday, Jan. 29 with a speech from Dr. Allison J. McLarty.
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Hand completing a multiple choice exam.

It’s OK to fail

Andrew Goldstein November 10, 2016
It’s so easy, in a pressure cooker school like Stony Brook, to feel depressed, pessimistic and gross when these grades show up on our Blackboard and stare at us.
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SB School of Medicine prepares for curriculum changes

Heather Khalifa May 15, 2014
Stony Brook School of Medicine is preparing for a drastic change in teaching curriculum come the Fall 2014 academic year, with other medical schools across the country following suit.
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The Moving in Process

September 6, 2002

Around this time of year, most senior premeds are about to pull their hair out. Managing a difficult course load is stressful by itself, but for the premed, coursework accounts for only part of the...

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