March 20, 2014 - Young Alumni/Resident Networking event from 6:00 – 9:00 pm
March 7, 2014 - All Ortho Alumni and friends, please plan to join us at Columbia University Club, 15 West 43rd St, New York City, for the Thomas J. Cangialosi Annual Orthodontic Alumni Spring Meeting on Friday, March 7th . The exciting program will focus on "Two Modalities for Correcting Class II Malocclusions". Please click the link to register -
Dr. Erica Pitera, a 1st year pediatric dentistry resident, recently appeared on the Dr. Oz Show where she showcased her molar shaped cupcakes! Please follow the link for more information and also to view the segment - http://newsroom.cumc.columbia.edu/blog/2013/12/19/cupcakes-cavities/.
January 27, 2014 - match results for residency program in pediatric dentistry.
December 4, 2013 - match results for postgraduate program in orthodontics.
September 18, 2013 - Rally for Medical Research Hill Day
To register and make your voice heard in Washington, please click here: http://rallyformedicalresearch.org/Pages/Hill-Day-Signup.aspx
From Ross A. Frommer, Associate Dean for Government & Community Affairs (212) 305-4967
I invite you to participate in the Rally for Medical Research Hill Day. On Wednesday, September 18th, 2013, a broad coalition of medical research advocates will gather in Washington to urge Congress to make funding for the National Institutes of Health (NIH) a national priority. This advocacy day follows up on the April rally at which thousands of patients, clinicians, and researchers came together to make their voices heard in support of the NIH. Several dozen Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC) faculty, staff, students, and friends participated in the rally.
You are no doubt aware that this is a very difficult time for biomedical research in the United States. Sequestration has already cut NIH extramural funding by 5.7% and the situation could worsen next year. We have to make sure that Congress and others understand how devastating these cuts are and what they will mean for our nation's health, economy, and status as a world leader in research.
Hill Day participants will team up with other advocates to meet with Members of Congress and key staff. Rally organizers will put together the teams and arrange the meetings. To participate, you simply need to register at the link below. Those attending also are invited to a reception for advocates the evening before and a training session and briefing the morning of the rally. You will be done in time to get back to the New York City area Wednesday night.
There is no cost to participate in the Rally for Medical Research Hill Day; however, you are responsible for your own travel costs. If there is a large enough group from CUMC, we can look into coordinating transportation. Please note that this could be considered lobbying so you may not use government grant funds to pay these costs.
Please let me know if you have any questions or need any additional information. Thank you.