Music and Medicine: A twenty first century career path

Zoomdojo presents a career conversation with Dr. Jess Ting at Columbia University, New York
NEW YORK - Nov. 11, 2013 - PRLog -- How does a Julliard trained classical musician become one of New York’s finest reconstructive surgeons and get selected as one of New York’s Super Doctors? Jess Ting, MD is Assistant Professor Surgery, Plastic Surgery, The Mount Sinai Hospital, New York. A classical double bass player, Dr. Jess Ting attended the Juilliard School, receiving pre-college, undergraduate and graduate degrees there before embarking on a career in medicine. He received his MD from the Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, where he also completed residency training in general surgery. Dr. Ting then went on to the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center for a fellowship in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery before returning to New York City for a fellowship in Hand and Microsurgery at the Hospital for Special Surgery. Dr. Ting's awards Include: 2010 America's Top Doctors, 9th Edition Castle Connolly 2009; 2010 New York Super Doctors; 2009 America's Top Doctors for Cancer, Castle Connolly 2009; Best Doctors, New York Magazine, 2004; Teacher of the Year Award, Honorary Mount Sinai Emergency Medicine, The Mount Sinai Medical Center,  1995; Janeway Prize for the graduating medical student with the highest academics,1995; Robert F. Loeb Award for the graduating medical student who has shown the greatest promise for excellence in clinical medicine.

Dr. Ting will be in conversation with Zoomdojo's Ritu Banga on November 12th at Columbia University's Alfred Lerner Hall. They will be joined by students from Columbia University and other New York area colleges, members of Global China Connection and other attendees who are keen to explore 21st century career paths at the intersection of the arts and sciences. Dr. Ting will talk to Zoomdojo about his path from music to medicine; and how his classical music training bears upon his career as a sugeon.

The evening will also feature the Manhattan School of Music Student Quartet performing Smetana String Quartet No. 1, From My Life, in E Minor. Vivian Chang will play the cello, Siyu Zhang and Wei Lu will play the violin, and Yitong Guo will be on the viola.

Please submit enquiries to:

Event address: 569 Alfred Lerner Hall, Columbia University, New York, NY 10027

Date and time: November 12, 2013; 5pm - 6pm.

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