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  • The New York Medical College (NYMC) 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 will be used to help build an understanding of disease manifestations, therapy or vaccine evasion and efficacy, and will support 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. 

  • La Casita de la Salud, the NYMC student-run clinic located in East Harlem, recently expanded its services to Westchester County with a second location at 19 Skyline Drive. The new clinic is a joint venture between NYMC’s Family Health Center and Touro Dental Health, the state-of-the-art, 115-chair dental health facility of the Touro College of Dental Medicine (TCDM) at NYMC and offers free medical and dental care to uninsured adults.

  • 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 in the medical, dental and other health professions. 

  • 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.

  • For more than 30 years, the Lyme Disease Diagnostic Center at NYMC has been on the forefront of Lyme disease with special expertise in the diagnosis and treatment of persons with tick bites, early/acute Lyme disease, Anaplasmosis (Ehrlichiosis), Babesiosis, Deer Tick Virus (Powassan) and Borrelia Miyamotoi.

  • The NYMC School of Medicine (SOM) chapter of the Gold Humanism Honor Society received an outstanding ranking for its extraordinary contribution to humanism in health care during the COVID-19 pandemic from the Arnold P. Gold Foundation. 

  • The Center for Disaster Medicine is designated by New York State as a Center of Excellence in Precision and Responses to Bioterrorism and Disasters providing 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.

  • Designated as an Innovation Hot Spot by New York State, BioInc@NYMC, 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.

  • Health commissioners and health directors of 11 surrounding counties and municipalities in the New York, New Jersey and Connecticut tri-state area are on faculty at NYMC.

STUDENTS: 2,002

SCHOOLS

School of Medicine
School of Health Sciences and Practice
Graduate School of Basic Medical Sciences
Touro College of Dental Medicine
Touro College School of Health Sciences' nursing program

ACADEMIC PROGRAMS: 46

FACULTY: 2,108

CAMPUS SIZE: 54 Acres

COUNTRIES REPRESENTED INTERNATIONALLY: 17