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.
At New York Medical College, our students learn in classrooms, labs and at patient bedsides. As a result of our focus on strong academics, scientific research and practical experience, New York Medical College students often get their first-choice matches and are well-prepared for the careers they seek.
Many members of our faculty – including Chancellor Halperin and Dean Amler– are practicing physicians who bring extensive professional experience to their teaching and mentorship roles. In addition, our network of clinical affiliate hospitals are some of the finest in the region, providing exceptional clinical training.
New York Medical College is the leading academic biomedical research center between New York City and the New York state capital of Albany. The College manages research and other sponsored programs, notably in the areas of cancer, cardiovascular disease, infectious diseases, kidney disease, the neurosciences, disaster medicine, and vaccine development.
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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The School of Medicine Office of Medical Student Affairs works closely with the Office of the Registrar, the Office of Student Financial Planning, the Office of Diversity and Inclusion, the School of Medicine Office of Admission and other services related to the quality of medical student life. The Office of Medical Student Affairs provides a great many resources and services. Deans are always available by appointment. Deans monitor their e-mail frequently and encourage dialogue by this medium as well.
All students who are enrolled full-time at New York Medical College are eligible to live in Student Housing.
The Health Sciences Library (HSL) serves all faculty, students, employees, and sponsored residents and fellows of the New York Medical College.
The Information Technology’s objective is to maintain and enhance the quality, reliability, accessibility and security of all campus-wide information applications and services that support students, faculty and staff in ways that maintain the mission of the College
The NYMC Health Services Office—located in the Basic Sciences Building, near the Pathology wing—is staffed by a nurse practitioner and a medical director and handles internal medicine problems. Our nurse practitioner is able to diagnose and treat most common illnesses as well as prescribe medications.
NYMC is located on a 565-acre suburban campus shared with Westchester Medical Center, 15 miles outside of the New York City limits.
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 Basketball League typically fields up to 10 teams. Games are held both indoors and outdoors, and the season concludes with a playoff and an all-star game.
The Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME) has awarded continued accreditation to the New York Medical College (NYMC) School of Medicine (SOM) for eight years, the maximum possible term.
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