Category: Health & Fitness

Quinnipiac University medical student from Hamden selected to participate in Family Medicine Leads Emerging Leader Institute

As a scholarship winner, she will participate in a year-long leadership development program.

Maximilian E. and Marion O. Hoffman Foundation Inc. of West Hartford awards $500,000 to support Quinnipiac University School of Medicine students planning to become primary care physicians

The Maximilian E. & Marion O. Hoffman Foundation Inc. in West Hartford has awarded the medical school $500,000 to create the Maximilian E. and Marion O. Hoffman Primary Care Fellowship, which will provide scholarships to qualified students who seek careers as primary care physicians

CEO Roundtable on Cancer reaccredits Quinnipiac University’s North Haven Campus

The CEO Roundtable on Cancer is a nonprofit organization of CEOs, founded by former President George H.W. Bush. It developed and administers the Gold Standard, a workplace accreditation program that encourages and recognizes the commitment of organizations that take concrete actions to address cancer in their workplaces.

Senator Looney and Senator Fasano Applaud Passage of Legislation Enhancing Pharmaceutical Transparency and Consumer Protection

The health care bill passed by the Senate today with unanimous support will help increase transparency regarding pharmaceutical costs, prevent consumers from paying more for prescription drugs than the drug actually costs and ensure fair competition to benefit consumers.

Edward Kobayashi earns Leonard Tow Humanism in Medicine Award from the Frank H. Netter MD School of Medicine at Quinnipiac University

The award recognizes the value of humanism in the delivery of care to patients and their families.

Quinnipiac University confers 150 degrees, including commencement ceremony for its inaugural medical school class

All 58 graduates matched to residencies around the country this past March. Graduates and their families were welcomed by Charissa DiNobile, president of the Class of 2017.

Yaccarino Tours Yale Center for Genome Analysis

Yale is an established leader in the development of genome sequencing and its clinical applications in precision medicine, including newborn diseases, prenatal diagnosis and personalized treatments in Smilow Cancer Center.

Rep. Yaccarino Celebrates Connecticut Hospital Day

Connecticut Hospital Day is a day for hospital staff and administrators to have substantive discussions with legislators about the issues that are critical to hospitals, including proposed hospital cuts and taxes in the state budget as well as regulatory burdens that would negatively affect hospitals.

Center for Women and Business at Quinnipiac University to present interactive workshop on ‘Mindfulness in the Workplace’

Jones said the program will help attendees create healthy and sustainable business practices and learn skills to increase well-being and effectiveness.

NARAL executive to discuss ‘The Future of Health Care in Connecticut” April 6 at Quinnipiac University

This program is free and open to the public. It is sponsored by Doctors for America and Medical Students for Choice.

Conflict specialist Rachel Wohl to present program on mindfulness at the Quinnipiac University School of Law Center April 6

In her talk, Wohl will explain how using mindfulness – a specific way of paying attention – can help overcome obstacles and improve decision-making in negotiations and other conflict-related situations.

Frank H. Netter MD School of Medicine at Quinnipiac University awarded full accreditation by LCME

The accreditation comes as the 59 members of the school’s inaugural class prepare to receive their MD degrees on May 14, 2017.