NYMC Announces Academic Affiliation with Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center
NYMC and GSRMC will establish a clerkship program at the hospital for the training and education of NYMC’s undergraduate medical students
Jennifer Riekert, M.B.A.
Vice President of Communications
New York Medical College
New York Medical College (NYMC) and Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center announced an academic affiliation designating the hospital as a teaching site for NYMC’s health sciences education programs.
Valhalla, N.Y. – February 26, 2015 – New York Medical College (NYMC), Valhalla, N.Y., and Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center (GSRMC), Suffern, N.Y., announced an academic affiliation designating the hospital as a teaching site for NYMC’s health sciences education programs. The agreement outlines a mutual obligation to create and maintain a learning environment that promotes the highest standards of medical professionalism.
NYMC and GSRMC will establish a clerkship program at the hospital for the training and education of NYMC’s undergraduate medical students on required and elective rotations in pediatrics, emergency medicine and critical care. NYMC and the hospital will cooperate to regularly evaluate and enhance the learning environment and to ensure professional standards and conduct are met. Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center is a non-profit, 286-bed hospital providing emergency, medical, surgical, obstetrical / gynecological and acute care services to residents of Rockland and southern Orange Counties in N.Y. and northern Bergen County, N.J.
"There are many NYMC alumni on the GSRMC medical staff. The partnership with GSRMC presents a unique opportunity to continue our common mission to provide the highest caliber of care to those we serve and the best possible medical education to those we teach, " said Edward C. Halperin, M.D., M.A., chancellor and chief executive officer, NYMC. “We are committed to support the catholic mission of GSRMC and are proud and excited to embark on this endeavor that will be mutually beneficial to both institutions for years to come."
"We are very pleased to partner with NY MC in an academic affiliation." said Mary Leahy, M.D., CEO of Bon Secours Charity Health System and GSRMC. "We have a long history of excellence in working with NYMC and this will further enhance the benefits to our community and those we serve as well as the medical community as a whole."
About New York Medical College
Founded in 1860, NYMC is one of the oldest and largest health sciences universities in the country with more than 1,400 students, 1,300 residents and clinical fellows, nearly 3,000 faculty members, and 15,000 living alumni. The College, which joined the Touro College and University System in 2011, is located in Westchester County, New York, and offers advanced degrees from the School of Medicine, the Graduate School of Basic Medical Sciences, and the School of Health Sciences and Practice. The College manages more than $36 million in research and other sponsored programs, 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 that includes large urban medical centers, small suburban clinics and high-tech regional tertiary care facilities, NYMC provides a wide variety of clinical training opportunities throughout the tri-state region for medical students, residents, and other health providers.
About Bon Secours Charity Health System
Every year, nearly one million people in the lower Hudson Valley, New Jersey and Pennsylvania turn to Bon Secours Charity Health System (BSCHS) for innovative healthcare delivered with compassion. BSCHS has received national recognition, rankings and numerous awards for the level of care it provides.
BSCHS is comprised of Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center in Suffern, NY; Bon Secours Community Hospital in Port Jervis, NY; St. Anthony Community Hospital in Warwick, NY; a certified home health agency; two long-term care facilities; an assisted living/adult home facility and several other medical programs located throughout the region. The system employs more than 3,400, making it one of the region’s largest employers.
Bon Secours Medical Group is BSCHS’s regional network of nearly 80 primary care physicians and specialists from a broad array of medical disciplines. These skilled clinicians play a central role in bringing personalized, preventive and expert care to people from every stage of life.
BSCHS is a member of the Bon Secours Health System—a national Catholic healthcare system with a strong reputation and robust commitment to bringing compassionate healthcare to those in need. For more information, visit BSCHS.BonSecours.com. For a complete list of practitioners, visit http://bschs.org/find-a-physician-bon-secours-medical-group.html.