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SUNY Downstate Medical Center
Facts at a Glance
Economic and Social Impact
With 8,000 employees, Downstate is the fourth largest employer in Brooklyn.
60% of Downstate's workforce resides in Brooklyn; of our nurses, 75% are Brooklyn residents. Downstate's estimated economic impact is over $2 billion. For every dollar invested in Downstate, $12 are returned to the local economy.
Leader in Biotechnology
Downstate is leading efforts to bring biotechnology industry to Brooklyn and New York City.
75 community outreach programs
Community Service Program links students to community programs
Center for Community Health Promotion and Wellness - free screenings, health lectures
Pipeline programs science enrichment programs for students interested in health careers
Affordable Access to Medical Education
Serving New York State's Health Education Needs
Leader in Physician Education:
Leader in Nursing Education:
Leader in Health Professions Education:
Leader in Graduate Studies:
Leader in Public Health:
Centers and Major Laboratories:
Technologies Developed and Available for Licensure:
John Chapin - “Roborat” Technology, Homeland Security