NYMC AT-A-GLANCE Founded in 1860, New York Medical College (NYMC) is one of the oldest and largest health sciences colleges in the U.S. with more than 1,400 students, 1,000 residents and clinical fellows, more than 2,600 faculty members, and 22,000 living alumni. The College, which joined the Touro College and University System in 2011, is located in Valhalla, N.Y. in Westchester County. Rooted in a proud legacy of inclusion, our humanistic approach is a fundamental component of the exceptional academics and meaningful hands-on experiences provided by each of our three schools: the School of Medicine (SOM), the Graduate School of Basic Medical Sciences (GSBMS) and the School of Health Sciences and Practice (SHSP). Research and other programs under management at the College are notably in the areas of cancer, cardiovascular disease, infectious diseases, kidney disease, the neurosciences, disaster medicine and vaccine development. With a network of affiliated hospitals, NYMC provides a wide variety of clinical training opportunities throughout the New York-New Jersey-Connecticut region.
Alan Kadish, M.D. President
Robert W. Amler, M.D., M.B.A. Dean, School of Health Sciences and Practice and Vice President for Government Affairs
D. Douglas Miller, M.D., C.M., M.B.A. Dean, School of Medicine
Edward C. Halperin, M.D., M.A. Chancellor and Chief Executive Officer
Francis L. Belloni, Ph.D. Dean, Graduate School of Basic Medical Sciences
Dr. Mark Hasten
Chairman, Board of Trustees
LOCATION New York Medical College (NYMC) is located on a lush 54-acre campus. A fixture in Westchester County in the lower Hudson Valley, approximately 25 miles north of midtown Manhattan, NYMC provides an ideal base for students who wish to study and practice the health professions, conduct research and engage in public health activities. Our roots go back to 1860 with the founding of the Homeopathic Medical College of New York. NYMCâ€™s identity evolved through mergers and alignments with New York City-based institutions, such as the Metropolitan Hospital Center, Flower Free Surgical Hospital and Fifth Avenue Hospital. Serving a large and highly diverse geographic area and population, NYMC maintains close ties with local communities and maintains valuable affiliations with outstanding hospitals and other health care facilities in the area. Having local physicians and health commissioners among our faculty is one example of how NYMC and the region enjoy a symbiotic relationshipâ€”each serves and supports the other, and our students and the surrounding communities are the beneficiaries.
• NYMC acquired the former IBM facility, 19 Skyline Drive, a 248,000-square-foot, fivestory building providing essential space for offices and new programs. • NYMC saw an increase in clinical training opportunities for undergraduate and graduate medical students by establishing academic affiliations with Saint Michael’s Medical Center in Newark, N.J., Brookdale University Hospital and Medical Center in Brooklyn, N.Y., Good Samaritan Hospital in Suffern, N.Y., and the Beckley VA Medical Center in West Virginia. • The Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) recently awarded the School of Medicine the coveted status of “Accreditation with Commendation” and extended its accreditation for an additional two years through 2020. This is the highest possible rating that a sponsoring institution can achieve as a provider of continuing medical education.
• The Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME) awarded continued accreditation to the New York Medical College (NYMC) School of Medicine (SOM) for eight years, the maximum possible term.
• NYMC received re-accreditation by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education for our residency and fellowship programs through 2025. • The Business Council of Westchester named NYMC 2015 Corporate Citizen of the Year.
• NYMC introduced several new educational offerings: M.S. in Medical Ethics (SOM): employing historical, philosophical, legal and socialscientific approaches to address bioethical challenges; Accelerated Master of Public Health (SHSP): in Health Policy and Management, and Behavioral Sciences and Health Promotion; M.S. in Biostatistics (SHSP): focusing on health analytics; Professional Science Masters program (GSBMS): preparing students for careers in basic medical sciences with business, management and communication coursework; M.S. in Biology Education in partnership with the Touro College Graduate School of Education.
• NYMC unveiled the Clinical Skills and Simulation Center, a facility where students receive hands-on training in a replicated hospital setting. The 21,000 square-foot Center provides state-of-the-art resources and technology to allow students to hone clinical skills in a safe and controlled environment before treating actual patients.
• The U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs ranked NYMC a top producer of Fulbright U.S. scholars.
• The Westchester County Association honored NYMC with the Leadership Award for offering innovative curricula and advanced technological developments in the community and contributing to Westchester’s growing biotech industry. • NYMC launched a transformative biotechnology incubator, BioInc@NYMC— the only incubator of its kind in the region that is located on a medical school campus.
• Demonstrating New York Medical College’s long-standing commitment to diversity, the College ranked in the top ten medical schools with African-American doctors-in-training by U.S. News & World Report.
COMMUNITY OUTREACH OPPORTUNITIES NYMC believes in active learning, not only educating health care professionals in their chosen specialties, but also facilitating hands-on training in the types of settings where they will someday practice. That’s why the College is deeply involved in its surrounding communities, bringing students, research and skills to communities throughout Westchester and the tristate area.
LEND Program Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and Related Disabilities is a nationwide, interdisciplinary training program for health professionals who work with children with neurodevelopmental disabilities and their families. At NYMC, the LEND curriculum provides an overview of neurodevelopmental disabilities.
Beyond Bars The Beyond Bars program aims to improve health education for the residents of a local youth detention facility. In addition to providing resources for making healthy choices, the program also trains future health care professionals to empathize with a patient’s past and understand its role as a contributing factor to health.
Race for Rehab Hosted by Doctors of Physical Therapy (D.P.T.) students from the SHSP to benefit Achilles International, the Race for Rehab is an annual 5K run held on campus each October.
Doctor of Physical Therapy (D.P.T.) Doctoral Project The Doctoral Project offers D.P.T. students a meaningful opportunity for professional specialization. Small groups of students— mentored by faculty and experts—work together to address a topic through clinical research, education, or public health service. Findings are presented in the last semester of study in a poster or platform format. D.P.T. Community Service Project In the D.P.T. Community Service Project, part of the physical therapy curriculum, students work in small groups to plan and conduct a service project that aims to address a defined need in the community. Gold Humanism Honor Society (GHHS) The GHHS honors medical students, residents, role-model physician teachers and others who have “demonstrated excellence in clinical care, leadership, compassion and dedication to service.” At NYMC, the GHHS promotes their ideals through community service, mentorship and rolemodeling. La Casita de la Salud La Casita de la Salud, an inner-city health clinic, run by NYMC medical students, is dedicated to serving the uninsured population of East Harlem and providing quality, culturally-competent care to all in need.
Service Learning In SOM Service Learning programs, students work with doctors and health professionals at community sites—such as Open Door Family Medical Centers and the Westchester County Department of Health—on projects that address needs of the institutions. STAR Program The Summer Trainees in Academic Research (STAR) Program offers research opportunities to high school students, undergraduates, medical students and others who conduct mentored scientific investigations in NYMC laboratories over the summer.
NYMC CENTERS AND INSTITUTES •
Brander Cancer Research Institute
Cardiovascular Research Institute
Center for Disability and Health
Center for Disaster Medicine
Center for Long Term Care, Research and Policy
Center for Medical Outcomes Research
Center for Pediatric Hypotensive Disease
Center for Translational Cardiovascular Stem Cell Research
Center for Translational Pulmonary Hypertension
Childhood and Adolescent Cancer and Blood Diseases Center
Children’s Environmental Health Center
Clinical Skills and Simulation Center
Consulting for Applied Research Support
Institute for Bioethics
Institute for Minimally Invasive Surgery
Institute for Trauma Emergency Care ITEC
Lyme Disease Diagnostic Center
NYMC-WAKF Renal Research Institute
CLINICAL SITES AND AFFILIATES New York Medical College boasts an clinical sites extensive network of affiliated hospitals • SOM hospital affiliates: hospital affiliates in New York, New Jersey, and clinical and practicum sites, which Connecticut and West Virginia includes urban medical centers, suburban community hospitals and highly-advanced • SHSP speech-language pathology clinical sites: 138 nationally regional tertiary care facilities, providing students with a comprehensive range of • SHSP physical therapy clinical sites: 329 nationally resources and educational opportunities. • SHSP public health practicum sites: 648 nationally and internationally
OUR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS
Canada United Kingdom
Cote d’Ivoire Ghana
17 South Africa
Democratic Republic of the Congo
NYMC by the numbers
Student/faculty ratio: 1:2
• College-wide Diversity Numbers: • NYMC students self-reported as members of the following groups:
47% • White 23% • Asian 13% • Black 10% • Hispanic <1% • American Indian/ Native Hawaiian 7 % • Other/ Not Specified
Number of faculty: 2,617total across all schools 1,075 full-time 408 part-time 1,098 SOM affiliate/volunteer 36 SOM emeritus Other/Not Specified Number of employees: 1,138
• Campus size: 54 acres • NYMCHispanic student housing capacity: 504 beds
Black • Volumes and databases in Health Sciences Library: 200,000 holdings • Library square footage: 22,000 sq. ft. Asian
research American Indian/Native Hawaiian • Total square footage dedicated to research: ~ 126,000 sq. ft.
NYMC SCHOOL OF MEDICINE (SOM) Our educational philosophy prioritizes emotionally-connected patient care and we prepare our students for this approach from their first days. They experience frequent face-toface interaction with patients in such clinical settings as local family medical practices; La Casita de la Salud, a studentrun clinic in the East Harlem neighborhood of Manhattan; and with a standardized patient pool in our Clinical Skills and Simulation Center. These hands-on experiences equip our students with strong interpersonal and clinical foundations upon which to build their careers.
STUDENTS (as of Fall 2016)
Student/faculty ratio: 1:3.7 Undergraduate institutions represented: 104 Number of U.S. states represented: 38 Average MCAT score entering class: 32 • National MCAT average: 31 Undergraduate GPA of entering class: 3.6 Number of Academic programs: Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) and M.S. in Medical Ethics • Dual Degrees — Doctor of Medicine (M.D.)/ Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)
— Doctor of Medicine (M.D.)/ Master of Public Health (M.P.H.)
— M.D./M.S. Biostatistics
Average Age of SOM students: 27 SOM acceptance rate: 6% SOM tuition: $52,200 Number of applications received: 12,738
OF TOP DOCTORS IN WESTCHESTER ARE NYMC FACULTY 189 NYMC faculty members
51% female 49% male
Number of SOM faculty: 2,339 1,032 full-time 173 part-time 1,098 affiliate/volunteer 36 emeritus SOM Diversity Numbers: • 20% of SOM students self-reported as part of a group currently underrepresented in medicine. • SOM students self-reported as members of the following groups:
53% • White 25 % • Asian 11 % • Hispanic 9 % • Black <1 % • American Indian/ Native Hawaiian 3% • Other/ Not Specified
NYMC SCHOOL OF MEDICINEâ€™S GRADUATE MEDICAL EDUCATION (GME)
prepares medical school graduates for practice in a medical specialty or subspecialty. With approximately 1,000 residents and fellows in 70 programs, New York Medical College boasts the second-largest GME consortium of teaching hospitals in the country. NYMC GME programs provide experienced, board certified faculty; clinical experience; and the academic support and resources required to train residents to become competent, board certified physicians in their specialty.
SCHOOL OF MEDICINE CLINICAL SITES/AFFILIATES MAJOR CLINICAL AFFILIATED SITES Westchester Medical Center, Valhalla, NY St. Joseph’s Healthcare System, Paterson, NJ Metropolitan Hospital Center, New York, NY Brookdale University Hospital and Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY AFFILIATED CLINICAL SITES Beckley VA Medical Center, Beckley, WV Calvary Hospital, Bronx, NY Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center, Suffern, NY Greenwich Hospital, Greenwich, CT Hoboken University Medical Center, Hoboken, NJ Keller Army Community Hospital, West Point, NY Lenox Hill Hospital, New York, NY Phelps Memorial Hospital Center, Sleepy Hollow, NY Richmond University Medical Center, Staten Island, NY Saint Joseph’s Medical Center, Yonkers, NY Saint Michael’s Medical Center, Newark, NJ Terence Cardinal Cooke Health Care Center, New York, NY VA Hudson Valley Health Care System, Montrose, NY AMBULATORY CARE PROGRAMS Open Door Family Medical Centers, Ossining, NY Westchester Institute for Human Development, Valhalla, NY
NYMC GRADUATE SCHOOL OF BASIC MEDICAL SCIENCES (GSBMS) Whether a student aims to discover the next life-changing drug or vaccine, investigate the workings of the bodyâ€™s vascular system, educate the next generation of researchers or manage a science-focused non-profit, we offer M.S., Ph.D. and M.D./Ph.D. programs to meet their goal. Our Accelerated Masterâ€™s degree offers two years of coursework in just one; graduates of this program have a distinct advantage when applying to medical school, enjoying an acceptance rate of 85%. Our M.S. programs offer options for research training, non-research thesis or project-based internships in industry. Our Integrated Ph.D. program focuses on core scientific knowledge and the interrelatedness of the basic sciences before students declare a field of study in one of the six basic sciences.
(as of Fall 2016)
56% female 44% male
Student/faculty ratio: 1.8:1 Academic programs:
GSBMS Diversity Numbers:
• M .S., Interdisciplinary Basic Medical Sciences (Traditional and Accelerated)
• 29% of GSBMS students self-reported as part of a group currently underrepresented.
• M .S. and Ph.D. in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
• GSBMS students self-reported as members of the following groups:
• M.S. and Ph.D. in Cell Biology • M .S. and Ph.D. in Microbiology and Immunology • M.S. and Ph.D. in Pathology • M.S. and Ph.D. in Pharmacology • M.S. and Ph.D. in Physiology • P rofessional Science Master’s (M.S.) in six disciplines • Dual degree program
— M.D./Ph.D with the NYMC School of Medicine
National MCAT average: 31 Undergraduate GPA of entering class: 3.38 Number of GSBMS faculty: 92 GSBMS Tuition: $1,070 per credit
36 % • White 26 % • Asian 16 % • Black 13 % • Hispanic <1 % • American Indian/ Native Hawaiian 8 % • Other/ Not Specified
NYMC SCHOOL OF HEALTH SCIENCES & PRACTICE (SHSP) The School of Health Sciences and Practice offers master’s and doctoral degrees in four accredited programs— Public Health, Physical Therapy, SpeechLanguage Pathology and Biostatistics—as well as multiple graduate certificates. The school’s experienced faculty and rigorous curricula provide exceptional career training in these highdemand fields. Faculty who are active in research and practice in all areas of medicine and health care engage our students in the challenges of analyzing interventions and improving outcomes across the spectrum. Able to focus on individuals, communities or populations, our students graduate prepared to hit the ground running in high impact jobs and careers.
SHSP Diversity Numbers: S HSP students self-reported as members of the following groups:
42% • White 18% • Black 17% • Asian 7 % • Hispanic <1 % • American Indian/ Native Hawaiian 15 % • Other/ Not Specified
STUDENTS (as of Fall 2016)
Student/faculty ratio: 2:1
72% female 28% male
First-time pass rate Praxis Examination in Speech-Language Pathology and National Physical Therapy Exam (NPTE)
Behavioral Sciences &
Biostatistics (on campus only)
Undergraduate GPA of entering class: 3.5
Epidemiology (on campus only)
SHSP tuition: $1,070 per credit
Health Policy & Management
D.P.T., M.P.H., M.S., Dr.P.H., certificates online and on-campus degree programs in the academic disciplines
Number of SHSP faculty: 278
Accelerated M.P.H. Physical Therapy
sites: 138 nationally — physical therapy (D.P.T.) clinical sites: 329 nationally — public health (M.P.H.) practicum sites: 648 nationally and internationally
SHSP Diversity Numbers:
Health Care Needs
Clinical sites • SHSP clinical and practicum sites — — speech-language pathology (S.L.P.) clinical
• 26% self-reported as part of a group underrepresented in health care
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