Students at New York Medical College have access to state-of-the-art learning facilities to enhance their educational experience on the Valhalla campus.
The first two years of medical school are centered around the 4-story, 4800 sq. ft. Medical Education Center (MEC), which opened in 2001. The flexible student modules provide ample classroom and study space.
The Alumni Gross Anatomy Laboratory occupies the top floor of the MEC. The 8,500 sq. ft. facility whose innovative light-filled and airy design emphasizes the central role that the study of anatomy plays in the education and training of physicians and other health care professionals. It features 36 dissecting tables with wired and secured wireless networking available at each table, specialized ventilation system, natural northern light exposure, faculty office, and separate student and faculty changing areas with showers and lockers.
The New York Medical College Health Sciences Library is a 19,000 sq. ft. facility that serves nearly 7,000 faculty, staff, students, residents, and fellows of New York Medical College, as well as numerous residents of the Hudson Valley region and internet users worldwide.
The 2,160 sq. ft. Center for Interactive Learning is a specially designed classroom used for videoconferencing classes, seminars, meetings, and grand rounds.
The Alumni Computer Lab provides computing, scanning, laser color printing, high-speed Internet access, and electronic whiteboard facilities seven days a week.
The John W. Nevins, M.D. ’44 Auditorium is fully enabled to host and receive all types of conferencing including video, audio and web-based. It offers full a/v support as well as wired and wireless internet access including dual 35 mm. slide projectors and high-resolution video projector, integrated instructor’s console with PC, document camera, slide-video converter and laptop connection. Integrated touch screen control of all a/v components is available from both podium and control room.
The Terence Cardinal Cooke Auditorium offers full a/v support as well as wired and wireless internet access. It features a podium with laptop connection and the ability to receive web conferences, and to host and receive videoconferences via a portable videoconferencing unit.
The Blue Auditorium, renovated in 2008, offers full a/v support as well as wired and wireless internet access. It features a podium with laptop connection and the ability to receive web conferences, and to host and receive videoconferences via a portable videoconferencing unit.
The university has a high-speed local area network (LAN) installed that connects all of its buildings and educational spaces. The network is supplemented by a robust wireless data communications structure that is installed in all classrooms, auditoria, teaching modules, research space, residence hall and student learning and recreational spaces including the Health Services Library.