By Hope Fokas, OMS-III As I began my journey into medical school, the idea of professionalism was one that was only familiar in acquaintance. The concepts, the purpose, and the practice of professionalism were all individualized into separate meanings and behaviors. From the first day of NYCOM, I was asked to begin looking and applying [...]
After a majority vote during the 2nd SGA General Council Meeting, the newly revised SGA Bylaws were adopted to be the ruling authority of all SGA proceedings. These bylaws were the combined efforts of two generations of the Rules Committee, who worked meticulously to provide this updated document that will regulate the responsibilities of all [...]
Classmates and colleagues, We URGENTLY need your help to protect GME Medical Resident Funding NOW! The Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction (“Super Committee”) is finalizing its decision on federal funding cuts including drastic decreases in funding for graduate medical education (GME) in one week, by November 23rd. Together with students, residents and physicians nationwide [...]
SGA is hosting OSTEOBLAST on Tuesday, October 4, 2011. Osteoblast is an annual event hosted by the 2nd years to congratulate and welcome the 1st years to medical school. It’s a night of camaraderie and a lot of fun! It has been one of the biggest social events of the past few years, and this [...]
The second Rules Committee meeting held on December 13th was a success with all its members present via teleconference. We had the opportunity to touch base on many on going and important issues, and continued to fine tune resolutions for them throughout our discussion.
The NYCOM SGA Rules Committee conducted its first-ever meeting via teleconference on October 7th, 2010, to discuss the goals of the committee and to begin work on the numerous projects for the year. The committee was established by a vote of the Council in the 2009-2010 academic year to address the need for continuous and [...]