SUNY Downstate Medical Center
SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University

SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University

SUNY Downstate Medical Center

450 Clarkson Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11203
(718) 270-1000

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East Flatbush Section of Brooklyn

13 Acres
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SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University is the only academic medical center in Brooklyn. Our upper division transfer and post-baccalaureate programs provide professional education for future health professionals in majors such as accelerated BS in nursing, RN-BS, diagnostic medical imaging, physical therapy and physician assistant. We offer MS, MPH and MHA degree programs in occupational therapy, medical informatics and public health. Our doctoral-level programs prepare research medical scientists, medical doctors, public health and nursing professionals.

We have a diverse clinical and educational environment of students who come from all over the globe. Students develop close relationships with faculty who provide mentorship in all aspects of their education. We have computer labs, wireless capabilities, two residential towers and on-campus housing. With over 40 student organizations, intramural and recreational opportunities, students can participate in social and cultural activities. New York City is easily accessible by public transportation.


Campus Profile

1st Teaching Hospital in the Country
1 of 4 NY Colleges to Offer Degrees in all Advanced Nursing Specialties
5 Academic Divisions:
Medicine, Nursing, Health Related Professions, Public Health and Graduate Studies