Representing the Interests of the Medical Center Before the Federal, State, and City Governments, and Serving as its Primary Liaison with the External Community

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We advocate on behalf of CUMC faculty, staff, and leadership, and keep all updated on developments in Washington, Albany, and at City Hall.

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Our office engages local residents and organizations by coordinating services, programs, and events that support the needs of the Washington Heights and Inwood community.

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Giving Back

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The Medical Center Neighborhood Fund awards critical grants to community organizations each year.

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    CUIMC Campus News
    August 12, 2019

    On Aug. 12, 140 members of the Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons (VP&S) Class of 2023 were welcomed into the Columbia community at the White Coat Ceremony in the Armory.

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    CUIMC Campus News
    August 7, 2019

    Researchers across Columbia University’s campuses have put these theories to the test in an effort to identify effective strategies for preventing mass shootings and other forms of gun violence.

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    The Atlantic
    August 2, 2019

    New uses of stem cells and 3-D printing could make baldness obsolete.