New York Medical College

About NYMC

Mission

New York Medical College was founded in 1860 in New York City. The College relocated to Westchester County in the 1970s.

Mission

New York Medical College is a health sciences university whose purpose is to educate physicians, scientists, public health specialists, and other healthcare professionals, and to conduct biomedical and population-based research. Through its faculty and affiliated clinical partners, the College provides service to its community in an atmosphere of excellence, scholarship and professionalism. New York Medical College believes that the rich diversity of its student body and faculty is important to its mission of educating outstanding health care professionals for the multicultural world of the 21st century.

Vision

The College will continue to be one of the foremost medical schools in the nation accredited by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education, offering an educational program leading to the M.D. degree, as well as masters and doctoral programs in public health, the biomedical sciences and other health professions. Together with Westchester Medical Center, the College will be the leading academic medical center in the region, providing the best tertiary and quaternary specialized medical care, health care education and biomedical research. The College, with its spectrum of university hospitals and other teaching affiliates, will provide excellent educational, research, specialty and primary care opportunities throughout the New York metropolitan and tri-state area.

Education

The College will:

  • educate outstanding physicians, scientists, public health practitioners and other health care professionals;
  • sponsor residency and fellowship programs accredited by the Accreditation Council on Graduate Medical Education;
  • sponsor continuing medical education programs accredited by the Accreditation Council on Continuing Medical Education. These will be available to all physicians of its affiliated hospitals and other practitioners in the region;
  • educate the public with innovative programs that integrate the latest research advances with the best clinical practices;
  • provide educational opportunities with an international perspective through graduate, post doctoral and other training.

 

Research

The College will:

  • advance health care through cutting edge basic, clinical and population based research leading to improved scientific knowledge;
  • be a leader in translational research discoveries to improve treatment and prevention of disease;
  • promote excellence in the education of health care professionals through research in medical education.

 

Clinical Care

The College will:

  • with its clinical affiliates, provide outstanding clinical care and service to the community;
  • incorporate the latest advances in medical knowledge into health care practices;
  • improve patient care at our clinical affiliates through advances in education and research.

 

Page updated: October 12, 2011