State University of New York Upstate Medical University traces its origins to 1834 with the opening of one of the nation's first medical schools in Geneva, NY. Syracuse University took over the Geneva Medical College in 1871 and renamed it the College of Medicine at Syracuse University.
Upstate Medical University's educational mission is anchored by its four colleges—Medicine, Nursing, Health Professions and Graduate Studies (biomedical sciences). Since 2006, student enrollment has grown by 30% as Upstate responds to the needs of the region.rk, Upstate's mission is to improve the health of the community through education, biomedical research and health care.
This office oversees compliance, research integrity, responsible conduct of research, tech transfer, and industry outreach.Research administration provides service to faculty and staff seeking to obtain research funding. The sponsored programs post-award office provides comprehensive grants management services once a research account has been established.
We see academic advising and career development not as distinct endeavors, but rather as points on a continuum. As such, in 2014, we began our learning communities program in which each of our classes are divided into smaller cohorts that have community-established identities. Named after our region’s Finger Lakes, each community is made up of students from each of the four classes and is facilitated by a team of faculty and professionals.
The mission of the Office of Student Affairs at the Binghamton Campus is to assist, recruit and educate a diverse group of future physicians who will aspire to and maintain the highest standards of excellence in their personal and professional lives. Within the Office of Student Affairs, we strive to provide an atmosphere of support and resources that will enable each student to successfully complete the requirements for the MD degree.
The Health Sciences Library provides access to a multitude of electronic resources and curated content guides.
The Student Health Office is located at 175 Elizabeth Blackwell Street, Syracuse, NY, in Jacobsen Hall on the 4th floor. Our hours of operation are Monday through Friday 7:30 am 5:00 pm.
Student Health is staffed by a physician, nurse practitioners, nurses and administrative staff. Under routine circumstances, the student will be seen by the nurse practitioner.
Upstate University Hospital Community Campus is a nationally recognized health care facility that offers a comprehensive range of services, including medical and surgical care, emergency services, intensive care, acute rehabilitation and inpatient psychiatric care.
If you want a good workout, the CAB offers a variety of athletic programs and excellent athletic facilities.The CAB's many leisure spots include a large recreation area, snack bar, and lounge with large screen TV. The Campus Activities Governing Board (CAGB) sponsors many social and recreartional programs and special events in the CAB and around campus.
College isn't just classes anymore! There are many opportunities for students to get involved on campus at SUNY Upstate Medical University.
With over 55 active student organizations, class activities and student governments—there is definitely something for everyone. Take a look at the many organizations available to you and if you have any questions, contact the Office of Campus Activities and we will be happy to assist you!
Upstate Medical University is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE). In November 2014, accreditation was reaffirmed by the Commission after reviewing and awarding a commendation for the quality of the Periodic Review Report. The next evaluation visit by the commission is scheduled for 2018-19.