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[October 9, 2014]

SUNY Downstate Student Admissions Open House October 21

Interested in a career in the health professions?

SUNY Downstate Medical Center’s Office of Student Admissions will hold its Annual Open House where prospective students may learn about programs in the College of Nursing, College of Health Related Professions, and School of Public Health, Tuesday, October 21, 2014, beginning at 5:30 pm, in the Student Center Gymnasium, 394 Lenox Road, near the corner of New York Avenue, Brooklyn, New York 11203.

This event will provide an excellent opportunity for anyone considering enrolling in a Downstate program in 2015 to find out about admissions criteria, costs, credit transfer, and more.

Undergraduate programs include: Accelerated BS in Nursing; Nursing RN BS Completion; Diagnostic Medical Imaging (BS); Physician Assistant (BS); and Physical Therapy (BS/DPT).

Graduate programs include: Clinical Nurse Specialist (MS); Midwifery Advanced Certificate/Nurse Midwifery (MS); Nurse Practitioner (MS) (Family and Women’s Health); Nurse Practitioner Advanced Certificate (Family and Women's Health); Nurse Anesthesia (MS); Medical Informatics (MS); Midwifery Direct Entry (MS); Physical Therapy (BS/DPT); Occupational Therapy (MS); and Public Health (MPH, DrPH, ACPH).

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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, SUNY Downstate Medical Center comprises a College of Medicine, Colleges of Nursing and Health Related Professions, a School of Graduate Studies, a School of Public Health, University Hospital of Brooklyn, and an Advanced Biotechnology Park and Biotechnology Incubator. 

SUNY Downstate ranks twelfth nationally in the number of alumni who are on the faculty of American medical schools. More physicians practicing in New York City have graduated from SUNY Downstate than from any other medical school.