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Dr. Meyer Receives Community Service Award of Excellence

Recently, Dodi Meyer, MD, associate professor of pediatrics at CUMC, received the 2014 P&S Community Service Award of Excellence at the P&S annual gala, which recognizes those who have gone above and beyond the call of duty in caring for patients. 

Pediatric Pulmonary Hypertension Comprehensive Care Center at CUMC Achieves Accreditation as PHCC

The Pediatric Pulmonary Hypertension Comprehensive Care Center at Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC)/NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital recently received accreditation as a Center of Comprehensive Care (CCC) through the Pulmonary Hypertension Care Centers (PHCC) program.

A MAGEC Approach to Treating Childhood Scoliosis

Scoliosis — curvature of the spine — is not uncommon, affecting six to nine million Americans. It is most often diagnosed between the ages of 10 and 15. When scoliosis develops in the first few years of life — so-called "early-onset scoliosis" (EOS) — prompt and appropriate treatment is critical to ensure that affected children can breathe effectively and have a good quality of life. Read more.

Cyril Sahyoun, MD, Receives Major Clinical Year Outstanding Teacher Award

Cyril Sahyoun, MD, of the Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, is this year’s recipient of the Major Clinical Year Outstanding Teacher Award by the College of Physicians and Surgeons Class of 2016. Read on

Got Teens? Adolescent Medicine Comes to 51st Street

If you are the parent of a teen, does trying to talk about underage drinking, drug use, social media, and sexual health make you want to pull your hair out? When health issues arise, it can help to have a board-certified specialist who is trained to speak—and translate—their language, especially on such touchy subjects. Read on.