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CUIMC is home to many front line heroes. Hear a few of their stories in this video tribute, recently featured at Columbia's Crown Awards Benefit.
Medical Expenses – New York. Garrit Terhune is the heading on one student’s meticulous accounting of the cost of his medical education almost 200 years ago.
VP&S will eliminate need-based loans from student financial aid packages. About 20 percent of students—those with the most need—will receive full tuition scholarships.
Such is the promise of precision medicine—to use genomic and other data to optimize the health and treatment protocols for individual patients.
- June 30, 2018
The 250th Anniversary Scholarship Challenge rallied the community during our landmark year, as our supporters came out in force to provide funding for scholarships.
- June 19, 2018
The Brown Foundation has committed $2 million to VP&S to establish the Shirlee and Bernard Brown Glaucoma Genetics Initiative Fund within the Department of Ophthalmology.
- May 21, 2018
The Avanessians Foundation and the Avanessians Family Foundation have committed $1.5 million for the establishment of an Avanessians Assistant/Associate Professorship of Cardiology.
- May 15, 2018
Over the past 10 years, CHHMP has helped more than 1,400 patients and has expanded to provide primary care and services to anyone in need.
- March 28, 2018
The Rudin Scholars Program has provided scholarship support to more than 600 students at CUIMC.
- January 8, 2018
Roger Wu, MD, and David Wu, MD, have underlined their parents’ commitment to medicine, VP&S, and Columbia’s historic ties with China.
- December 27, 2017
The Ludwig Family Foundation provided a grant of $1.2 million in support of VP&S research in neurological disease, focusing on Alzheimer’s disease and traumatic brain injury.
- December 14, 2017
The Harry C. and Misook Doolittle Professorship of Medicine will provide permanent support for the hospitalist program in the Department of Medicine.
- December 5, 2017
Newly named in their honor, the Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons will replace loans with scholarships for medical students who qualify for financial aid.
- November 30, 2017
VP&S has established a $1 million scholarship in Dr. David McDonogh’s name, funded by Diana and Roy Vagelos’54, whose initial gift launched the 250th Anniversary Scholarship Challenge.