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The 2024 New York Ultrasound Olympics for Medical Students

Posted by Internal Medicine on February 12, 2024

What is the New York Ultrasound Olympics for Medical Students? On Saturday, February 10th, this inaugural "Zonoslam" competition hosted sixteen teams from four different medical schools (including our own Renaissance School of Medicine) for a half-day event that included image acquisition and interpretation skills, physics and artifacts knowledge, anatomy and pathophysiology, and more. Teams competed through a series of ultrasound challenges that tested both conceptual and hands-on skills. 

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2024 DOM Pilot Project Grant Award Winners

Posted by Internal Medicine on January 23, 2024

To Members of the Department of Medicine:

We are pleased to announce the winners of the 2024 Pilot Project Grant awards. We received many meritorious applications. The funded grants are listed below:

Principal Investigator: Dr. Chelsea Estrada
Mentor: Dr. Sandeep Mallipattu
Division of Nephrology and Hypertension

Project Title: PLVAP mediates endothelial cytoskeletal alterations and injury in glomerular disease

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Promotion of Smadar Kort, M.D., to Professor of Medicine with Tenure

Posted by Internal Medicine on January 9, 2024

The Department of Medicine is pleased to announce the promotion of Dr. Smadar Kort, MD, FACC, FASE, FAHA from the Division of Cardiology, to Professor of Medicine with Tenure in the Renaissance School of Medicine at the State University of New York at Stony Brook.

Dr. Kort was recruited to Stony Brook as the Director of Echocardiography in May 2005. In addition, she is serving multiple other critical roles including: