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Mission Statement

SUNY Downstate is the sole academic medical center located in the heart of one of our nation's largest, most ethnically diverse, working-class urban communities. With our schools of higher education, our goal is to train the next generation of physicians, nurses, health-care professionals and researchers serving our community and New York State. Through our research facilities, our mission is to advance the medical sciences to the community at large. Through our hospital and education affiliates, our mission is to serve the health-care needs of the 2.6 million residents of Brooklyn and Staten Island. Through graduate and continuing medical education, our mission is to provide lifelong learning opportunities for our physicians, nurses, and allied health professionals.


State University of New York (SUNY) Downstate Medical Center is one of four academic medical centers in the SUNY System. The campus is located in the heart of Brooklyn--New York City's most populous and most ethnically and culturally diverse borough. Downstate includes Colleges of Medicine, Nursing, and Health Related Professions and a School of Graduate Studies, as well as its own teaching hospital, an M.P.H. Program, and extensive research facilities.



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Would you recommend SUNY Downstate Medical Center?

by Shelly- Ann G. (November 21, 2013)
I am a nursing student,4th semester and would like to get additional experience, other than clinical hours,working alongside other nurses and providing patient care and assessment. I am also a mom of 3 and 2 of my children were born at downstate hospital and the staff have been nothing less than helpful,courteous and respectful.
by ANDREA J. (October 12, 2013)
SUNY Downstate Medical Center is one of the forerunners in The Health Care Industry. This institution provides a variety of health care services and opportunities to Brooklyn and the surrounding Boroughs.Both My daughter I have received optimum care from the medical staff at downstate. Judging from the level of care we received I would want to be trained by this institution, I believe that the best way to emulate good practices, is to shadow the person/s providing it;to do so I would recommend volunteering within this organization, getting hands-on training from the professionals here.
by Marc G. (January 28, 2012)
Basically, when you are doing volunteer services at SUNY Downstate Medical, you have a lot of chances to adapt and to get into the program that you want to study.
by marlyn s. (July 1, 2011)
This is where i have been going for years for treatment and the service is great...so voluntering there would be a great opportunity for me, and also be more involved in my community.
by spenza j. (April 1, 2011)
because i would like everyone to know how much i this organization help other people and they should be a art of it to help others