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New York Medical College

Since 1860, New York Medical College (NYMC) has trained generations of students from all over the world to deliver skilled and compassionate medical care, explore the basic science questions that lead to important discoveries, and provide leadership in the field of public health and essential services to people with specialized care needs. 



The school opened its doors on the corner of 20th street and Third Avenue as the New York Homeopathic Medical College. Bryant served as the medical school’s first president and held the office of president of the Board of Trustees for 10 years.


The College will:

  • educate outstanding physicians, scientists, public health practitioners and other health care professionals;
  • sponsor residency and fellowship programs accredited by the Accreditation Council on Graduate Medical Education;
  • sponsor continuing medical education programs accredited by the Accreditation Council on Continuing Medical Education. These will be available to all physicians of its affiliated hospitals and other practitioners in the region;
  • educate the public with innovative programs that integrate the latest research advances with the best clinical practices;
  • provide educational opportunities with an international perspective through graduate, post-doctoral and other training.



The College will:

  • advance health care through cutting edge basic, clinical and population based research leading to improved scientific knowledge;
  • be a leader in translational research discoveries to improve treatment and prevention of disease;
  • promote excellence in the education of health care professionals through research in medical education.


NYMC’s location in Westchester County provides a large and highly diverse catchment area with numerous career, residency, clinical, practicum and internship opportunities. For School of Medicine students, our local affiliate hospitals are some of the finest in the tri-state area, offering exceptional clinical training and experience with diverse populations.

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Student services

There are many things to do and organizations to get involved with. Of course it’s important to manage your time and prioritize your responsibilities, but rest assured that you will have ample opportunity to participate in a wide range of activities. Our many student clubs and organizations are organized into five categories:

  • Career Interest
  • Community Service
  • Cultural and Religious
  • National Organizations
  • Social and Recreational

Library services

Upon arrival at New York Medical College new faculty are urged to contact the Health Sciences Library for an orientation of library resources and services. Health Sciences Library staff will eagerly come to your office if desired. Additionally, The Health Sciences Library offers regular instruction on a variety of databases and resources, ranging from PubMed to EndNote and Reference Manager.

Medical services

The College will:

  • with its clinical affiliates, provide outstanding clinical care and service to the community;
  • incorporate the latest advances in medical knowledge into health care practices;
  • improve patient care at our clinical affiliates through advances in education and research.

Student Life

Campus life

Since 1971, New York Medical College (NYMC) has been located on a lush 54-acre campus in Valhalla, New York. A fixture in Westchester County in the lower Hudson Valley, only 25 miles north of midtown Manhattan, NYMC provides an ideal base for students who wish to study and practice medicine, conduct research and engage in public health activities.

Sports facilities

NYMC students are encouraged to be collaborative, not competitive, with each other academically, but when it comes to intramural sports, the heat is on! Team pride is fueled by a desire to have fun, relieve stress and prove one’s mettle in exciting and enjoyable athletic activities. Our Flag Football League attracts about 150 students – both men and women – and features regular season and playoff games, a Super Bowl, and the annual PowderPuff Game, in which first-year women challenge second-year women, with men providing the halftime entertainment. The Intramural Basketball League typically fields up to 10 teams of eight to ten students each, including medical, part-time and graduate students. 

Student clubs

  • Career Interest: approximately two dozen clubs for students interested in specialty areas such as anesthesiology, cardiology, emergency medicine, ethics, family medicine, infectious disease, oncology, pediatrics, neurology and radiology.
  • Community Service: a variety of opportunities to be involved in the local community by volunteering at hospitals, shelters and clinics; delivering tobacco-awareness programs in local middle and high schools; and staffing the annual Community Health Fair. 
  • Social and Recreational: nearly two dozen recreational, fitness and other clubs, including the Art Club, the Arrhythmias a cappella group, Camping Club, Climbing Club, Cycling Club, Flag Football, Intramural Basketball League,.

New York City, New York, United States