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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.

About

History

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.

Education

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.

Research

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.

Career

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.

Global Student Satisfaction Awards 2019

GSSA 2019

The Global Student Satisfaction Awards empower students across the globe to determine the best universities of 2019. By rating institutions on a scale from 1 to 5, on multiple studies-related questions, we found the top educators in the world.

Learn more about the Global Student Satisfaction Awards

University Ranking

Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
2020
803 -44
2019
759 59
2018
818
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report presents all the top universities from the U.S. and 60 other countries around the world.

Services

Student services

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.

Housing services

All students who are enrolled full-time at New York Medical College are eligible to live in Student Housing.

Library services

The Health Sciences Library (HSL) serves all faculty, students, employees, and sponsored residents and fellows of the New York Medical College.

ICT services

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

Medical services

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.

Student Life

Campus life

NYMC is located on a 565-acre suburban campus shared with Westchester Medical Center, 15 miles outside of the New York City limits.

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 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.

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,.

Accreditation

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.

New York City, New York, United States

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