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经济 和 Social Impact

经济

With 4,000 employees, Downstate is one of the largest employers in Brooklyn.

Over half of Downstate's workforce resides in Brooklyn.

Social Impact

  • Downstate has over 100 volunteer service projects that link students, faculty 和 staff to the community.
  • The Center for Community 健康 Promotion 和 Wellness provides free screenings 和 health lectures to over 7,400 Brooklyn residents each year.
  • Downstate hosts pipeline 和 science enrichment programs for middle, high school, undergraduate 和 graduate students to spark interest in health careers.

Education

2,185 学生s

5 学校/大学

  • 医学
  • Graduate Studies
  • 护理
  • 健康 Professions
  • Public 健康

995 Residents

  • 培训 in 51 accredited programs
  • Assigned to 29 affiliated hospitals 

Affordable Access to 健康 Sciences Education

  • 68% of all students are minorities
  • 36% are Brooklyn residents; 70% are New York City residents
  • 65% receive financial aid; $49M awarded in financial aid

Serving New York State's 健康 Education Needs

Leader in Physician Education:

SUNY Downstate is committed to preparing a diverse workforce.  According to the AAMC Missions management tool in 2023, for the last 6 years, SUNY Downstate ranked:

  • 93rd Percentile for total African American graduates
  • 50th Percentile for total Hispanic or Latinx graduate
  • 13th Percentile for total Alaskan Native or American Indian graduates
  • 92nd Percentile for total underrepresented in medicine graduates

 

SUNY Downstate is committed to preparing Leaders in Physician Education. According to the AAMC Missions management tool in 2023, SUNY Downstate ranked:

  • 91st Percentile for total number of graduates becoming faculty
  • 92nd Percentile for total underrepresented in medicine graduates becoming faculty

 

SUNY Downstate is committed to preparing physicians to fulfill the needs of the community: According to the AAMC Missions management tool in 2023, SUNY Downstate ranked:

  • 87th Percentile for total number of graduates prepared to care for patients from different backgrounds
  • 84th Percentile for total number of graduates that plan to care for the Underserved

 

SUNY Downstate College of 医学 Admissions 和 Enrollment:

  • In 2020, 6,142 prospective students applied to the College of medicine for 207 positions
  • In 2021, 6,682 prospective students applied to the College of medicine for 199  positions
  • In 2022, 6,148 prospective students applied to the College of medicine for 199 positions
     

培训 NY doctors:

In 2023, 98% of Downstate medical students matched to a residency training program, including 54% remaining in NYC 和 75% overall remaining in New York State. 

Leader in 护理 Education:

  • The College of 护理 educates nurse leaders at the undergraduate 和 graduate levels

  • Using state of the art pedagogy 和 proven modalities, the College of 护理 offers innovative programs 和 practices featuring the latest technologies

  • The College of 护理, realizing the various schedules of practicing nurses, offers a 14-month RN-BS online program

  • The College of 护理 proudly educates 和 represents nearly 70 percent student diversity while nationally, only 12 percent of the nation's 2.9 million nurses are minority group members

  • Clinical partnerships permutate 和 network throughout Brooklyn 和 the New York Metropolitan area creating communication, creativity 和 professional partnerships

  • In recognition of our efforts to honor our mission statement 和 our commitment to excellence, the US 新闻 和 World Report ranked the College of 护理 #53 in Graduate 护理 和 #19 in Veteran Graduate 护理.  Both of these rankings are translated as excellent accomplishments 

Leader in 健康 Professions Education:

  • The School of 健康 Professions has been providing health education since 1966

  • The School of 健康 Professions is the only public university 和 the only academic medical center in Brooklyn offering the MS degree in 健康 Informatics

  • The School of 健康 Professions is the only public university in Brooklyn offering an MS degree in Occupational Therapy

  • The School of 健康 Professions is the only public university in New York City offering a combined BS/DPT in Physical Therapy

  • The School of 健康 Professions offered the first midwifery education program in the United States accredited by the American College of Midwifery Education (ACME) to accept students with backgrounds other than nursing

  • The School of 健康 Professions offered the first Bachelor of Science degree (BS completion program) in Diagnostic Medical Imaging (i.e., sonography) in the United States 和 is celebrating 50 years in 2023

Leader in Graduate Studies Education:

  • The School of Graduate Studies (SGS) awards PhD 和 MD/PhD degrees in Molecular & Cellular Biology 和 Neural & Behavioral Science

  • The MD/PhD program is also offered jointly with SUNY Polytechnic Institute (PhD earned in Nanoscale Science or Nanoscale Engineering)

  • PhD graduates enter post-doctoral fellowships in academic medical centers or positions in industry

  • SGS annually sponsors campus-wide research presentations

Leader in Public 健康 Education:

  • The School of Public 健康 (SPH) is the first public School of Public 健康 in New York City

  • SPH is the first public School of Public 健康 in New York State to focus on Immigrant 健康

Research

$50 million in grant funding

  • Nobel Prize in 医学 or Physiology (1998)

  • Birthplace of the MRI

  • Downstate is leading efforts to bring the biotechnology industry to Brooklyn 和 New York City with its Biotechnology IncubatorBioBAT, a collaboration with NYC EDC located at the Brooklyn Army Terminal.

Comprehensive information about SUNY Downstate basic, translational, 和 clinical research can be found at www.youreallydontneedthis.com/research.

中心 和 Major Laboratories: 

SUNY Downstate has a number of leading-edge research centers 和 major laboratories. Visit the SUNY TechConnect site to find out more

Technologies Developed 和 Available for Licensure: An up-to-date database of available SUNY Downstate technologies is available at SUNY TechConnect

 

病人 Care

University Hospital of Brooklyn (UHB)

  • Two Locations – Central Brooklyn 和 Bay Ridge
  •  Inpatient Visits – 8,800
  • Outpatient Visits – 184,000
  • Emergency Room Visits – 38,200 (excluding admits)
  • Ambulatory Surgery Visits – 6,500

Source:  2021 Cost Report

  • People engaged at community health events – 2,314
  • People who received education or participated in a hospital-sponsored support group – 3,145
  • People who received free health screenings – 717

Source: 2022 Center for Community 健康 Promotion 和 Wellness Annual Report

Satellite 中心

  • Family 健康 Services – 840 Lefferts Avenue

  • Dialysis Center – 710 Parkside Avenue

  • SUNY Downstate at Bay Ridge – 699 92nd