Department of Family and Community Medicine
Welcome to the home page of the Department of Family and Community Medicine at New York Medical College. Family and Community Medicine is an active, dynamic department which is involved in pre-doctoral training right from the first year, as well as residency training for Family Medicine. New York Medical College has its home in Valhalla New York.
Valhalla is also home to Westchester Medical Center; a tertiary referral center with just about every medical specialty represented. Family and Community Medicine holds its own very well, as a training ground for both primary care and coordination of effective care. With an enthusiastic, able faculty, and preceptor sites in almost all boroughs of New York City and Westchester County, the department offers primary care clinical experience in a wide variety of practice settings.
We are most fortunate to have an outstanding, dedicated, experienced and well trained faculty who enthusiastically embrace the ideal of educating and training the future generation of family and community physicians.
Please contact us if you have any questions regarding the department.
It is a medical specialty devoted to comprehensive health care for people of all ages; the specialist is named a family physician, family doctor, or formerly family practitioner. It is a division of primary care that provides continuing and comprehensive health care for the individual and family across all ages, genders, diseases, and parts of the body.