SUNY Downstate Medical Center, School of Graduate Studies
SUNY Downstate Medical Center, founded in 1860, was the first medical school in the United States to bring teaching out of the lecture hall and to the patient's bedside. A center of innovation and excellence in research and clinical service delivery, our campus comprises a College of Medicine, Colleges of Nursing and Health Related Professions, a School of Graduate Studies, and a School of Public Health. We are the only academic medical center in Brooklyn, New York.
We offer summer undergraduate programs for students interested in medical school and advanced research, with $ 3,000 awards. The School of Graduate Studies has three multidisciplinary core programs with basic science and clinical faculty:
1) Molecular & Cellular Biology,
2) Neural & Behavioral Sciences,
3) Biomedical Engineering (joint PhD program with Polytechnic Institute- NYU)
Our PhD and MD/PhD students receive a full tuition scholarship and an annual stipend (currently $ 26,930).