Feb 01 - 02 2024


6:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Upstate/Western New York LAN

We are happy to invite you to attend the 2024 Upstate/Western New York LAN which is set for Friday, February 2, 2024 at the SUNY Upstate Medical University in Syracuse.  Registration is now open!


Thursday, February 1st evening reception, 6:00 – 8:00 pm

Robert F. Ruiz, the new Associate Dean and Director of Admission & Enrollment Management for SUNY Upstate Medical University, is hosting and excited to meet you all.

Friday, February 2nd 8:30 am – 3:30 pm

  • Morning: Focus on Doctorate of Physical Therapy programs in the Upstate/WNY region
  • Keynote: Michael Tisbe, DPT, President, American Physical Therapy Association – New York
  • DPT Program Roundtable (includes Upstate, Ithaca, Daemen, D’Youville, Nazareth)
  • Afternoon: Medical Schools Roundtable with deans/directors in the Upstate/WNY region – meet the new Deans from the Norton College of Medicine at Upstate and Jacobs School of Medicine at UB.
  • Tours are available at the end of the meeting.

Discounted hotel rooms have been arranged at the Sheraton Syracuse University Hotel & Conference Center (801 University Ave., Syracuse, NY) within walking distance of the meeting. The room rate is $129/night plus tax. Parking is $16. Reservations must be made by January 15 to secure this rate.

Warm Regards,

Lauren Meyer & Allyson Backstrom

Co-Coordinators, Upstate/Western NY LAN