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Student & Alumni Achievements

Student & Alumni Achievements

Columbia Student Elected to New York Academy of Medicine

Ms. Jocelyn Cordice Basnett, was elected a student member of the New York Academy of Medicine at their annual meeting held in November. Members of this elite group work in the fields of urban health, science, medicine and research, among other disciplines, and are committed to improving the health of the public. Elected to NYAM for her demonstrated expertise and overall leadership skills, Ms. Basnett is dedicated to enhancing medical outcomes and improving cost efficiencies in healthcare delivery systems worldwide. She points out, in particular, the urgency for achieving an enhanced patient status as the population grows, new and virulent diseases attack, and available resources are strained.