the Genomics Core Laboratory in the Department of Pathology, Microbiology and Immunology, was selected to assist New York State in the identification of COVID-19 variants. Data is used to help build an understanding of disease manifestations, therapy or vaccine evasion and efficacy, and supports other discoveries to inform public health intervention.
NYMC operates the Family Health Center, an outpatient faculty practice providing comprehensive, medical and preventive care, as well as urgent care for employees, family members and patients of all ages. The Center also offers telehealth visits.
The Center for Disaster Medicine, designated by New York State as a Center of Excellence in Precision and Responses to Bioterrorism and Disasters. provides expertise and leadership in preventing, diagnosing and treating public health threats specific to biological and chemical terrorism, public health emergencies and developing medical countermeasures.
NYMC houses a state-of-the-art 21,000-square-foot Clinical Skills and Simulation Center, where students receive hands-on training in a replicated clinical setting with standardized patients and mannequins to hone clinical skills in a safe and controlled environment.
TCDM opened in 2016 making it the first new dental school in New York State in nearly half a century. In 2018, TCDM opened a state-of-the-art 32,000-square-foot oral health care facility, Touro Dental Health, co-located with NYMC’s Family Health Center offering interprofessional education for students and multi-specialty patient care. Touro Dental Kids is a family-friendly pediatric practice designed to treat children in a quiet and distraction-free environment.
The laboratory of Doris J. Bucher, Ph.D., associate professor of pathology, microbiology and immunology, produces high growth reassortant seed viruses for the influenza vaccine, ultimately used to produce 400 to 500 million doses of flu vaccine annually.
The SOM launched a completely redesigned M.D. curriculum in 2022 that integrates basic science and clinical course content during the first 18 months of medical education, while also allowing students to enter clerkships much earlier in their education.
The SOM Areas of Concentration provides elective opportunities for medical students to differentiate themselves and pursue an area of personal interest in depth, including biomedical research, drug development, culinary medicine, health policy, medical education, biomedical ethics, global and population health, as well as children’s environmental health.
BioInc@NYMC is the only fully equipped biotechnology incubator on a health sciences college campus, doubled in size offering additional square footage of shared and collaborative space to support biotech/medtech start-ups advancing health innovation in the Hudson Valley.
The Accelerated iBMS Master’s Program (AMP) Linkage Agreement with NYMC SOM provides AMP students who apply to the medical school with the opportunity to enter an agreement to be conditionally admitted if they meet certain academic performance benchmarks.
The Master of Science Clinical Laboratory Sciences (CLS) program in the GSBMS was granted accreditation for five years by the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences. The CLS program, which began in 2019, provides a unique health care opportunity, training students for a professional career in medical and pharmaceutical laboratories, performing diagnostic laboratory tests to help monitor treatments and uncover new disease states. Completion of the CLS program at NYMC qualifies graduates to take the New York State Exam for Clinical Laboratory Science licensure.
Joseph Popack, a member of the NYMC Board of Trustees, and Penina Popack, established the Miriam Popack Chair in Bioethics and the Holocaust, designed to ensure that medical ethics lessons from the Holocaust are taught to generations of students in the medical, dental and other health professions. Shari and Moshe Hirth, M.D. ’88, a member of the Board of Advisors, established the Hirth and Samowitz Center for Medical Humanities and Holocaust Studies. This endowed fund will help support health professions student education and mentorship in the disciplines of biomedical ethics, medical history and narrative medicine, as well as explore the relationship of the Holocaust to ethical conduct, clinical practice, professional identify formation and public policy.
Health commissioners and health directors of 9 surrounding counties and municipalities in the New York, New Jersey and Connecticut tri-state area are on faculty at NYMC.
ACADEMIC PROGRAMS: 46
CAMPUS SIZE: 54 Acres
COUNTRIES REPRESENTED INTERNATIONALLY: 18