Thomas R. Frieden to Speak at NYAM

This just in from the Academy’s Office of Programmatic and Academic Affairs:

The New York Academy of Medicine invites you to attend the 2006 Medical Student Forum, Thursday, Sept. 14, 5:30-7:70 pm. The Keynote Speaker will be Dr. Thomas R. Frieden, MD, MPH, Commissioner, New York City Dept. of Health and Mental Hygiene, "Take Care New York: Acheiving New York City’s Health Potential."

Registration information is behind the cut.

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Dr. Frieden’s keynote address will be followed by research presentations
by recipients of grants from:


The Glorney-Raisbeck Medical Student Grants
in Cardiovascular Research

The David E. Rogers Fellowship

The Louis L. Seaman Medical Student Research
Grants in Microbiology

The Ferdinand C. Valentine Student Research
Grants in Urology


Please join us in welcoming a new generation of researchers as the
Academy’s medical and dental student grant recipients present their
award-winning projects.


We are honored to have as this year’s guest speaker Dr. Thomas R.
Frieden, whose keynote address “Take Care New York: Achieving New York City’s
Health Potential” will be followed by student presentations of projects funded
by the Academy’s student research grant programs.
Through these programs, the Academy seeks to
enrich the educational experience by supporting exceptional students through
mentored summer research projects.


For more information on the Medical Student
Forum or the Academy’s student grant programs please contact:


Office of Programmatic and Academic Affairs

The New
York Academy of

1216 Fifth
Avenue at 103rd

New York, NY 10029-5202

phone: 212-822-7204

fax: 212-822-7338


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