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Sophina M. Calderon, MDCongratulations to URMC School of Medicine Humanitarian Award Recipient Dr. Sophina Calderon!

Sophina Calderon, MD, Class of 2014, is one of the recipients of the URMC School of Medicine Humanitarian Award. Dr. Calderon provides medical care to disadvantaged populations in the United States and abroad. As a member of the Navajo Nation in Arizona, she was inspired to pursue medicine for her community that would improve access and health care quality. Read more about Dr. Calderon.

Choosing Wisely Guidelines – Ethics

Read the article "Choosing Wisely Guidelines – Ethics" by Dr. Lauren Nicholls, PGY3, Sonya Narla, DO, PGY2 and Colleen Fogarty, MD, MSc, Class of 1995 (in Family Doctor – A Journal of the New York State Academy of Family Physicians, vol 6, no 2, Fall 2017)

Resident Advice on Insomnia

Rashida Mengi, MD, PGY2, recently presented advice on how to deal with insomnia. View her videos Treating Insomnia and Severe Insomnia.  Dr. Mengi also addressed How to identify serious memory loss.

Resident Advice on Keeping Kids Healthy

Zoe Kostarellis, MD, PGY2, offers advice on keeping kids healthy and in school.

Amber Robins, MDDr. Amber Robins literally making the news, writing for the PBS News Hour

Amber Robins, MD, Class of 2017, is a family medicine doctor and writes for the PBS News Hour. She is also the author of "The Write Prescription: Finding the 'Right' Spiritual Dosage to Overcome Any Obstacle." View her recent stories on the PBS News Hour site.  Dr. Robins recently offered advice on the Severe Flu season.

Dr. Matthew Capuano's Advice for Avoiding Frostbite

Matthew Capuano, Class of 2010 and 2013 graduate of the Primary Care Sports Medicine fellowship, now medical director of UR Medicine Urgent Care, gave advice on how to avoid frostbite. Read what he has to say on 8WROC -