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A New Look for SUNY Downstate

Downstate Health Sciences University has undergone a brand transformation, weaving our institutional offerings into one cohesive and meaningful brand and narrative. The goal is to retell our story, rebuild our reputation, repackage our image, and reposition our institution within the community.

About the Brand Transformation

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On the Front Lines of COVID-19

When New York City faced its hour of greatest need, Downstate-trained nurses and physicians answered the call.

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The Latest at Downstate


January 24, 2022

University Hospital at Downstate Welcomes its First Baby of 2022

Congratulations to proud new parents Danielle Walker and Gareth Thomas on the birth of their son, Daylin, who made his arrival at 6:57 AM on January...

January 12, 2022

SUNY Downstate College of Nursing Program Earns Top Tier Rankings for Third Consecutive Year

The College of Nursing at SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University this week received national recognition for its prelicensure baccalaureate and nursing...

January 5, 2022

SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University Welcomes New Chairperson of Surgery to University Hospital at Downstate

SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University announced the appointment of Panagiotis (Panos) Kougias, M.D., MSc., as its new Chairperson of Surgery at...

About SUNY Downstate

The modern teaching hospital traces its roots to Downstate, revolutionizing medical education by bringing the teaching of medicine to the hospital bedside. We continue that legacy of innovation every day.

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Five Boroughs. One SUNY.

We're the only SUNY academic medical center in New York City. More NYC physicians have trained at Downstate than any other medical school, anywhere.

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SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University

450 Clarkson Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11203

You don't have to look far to see Downstate's influence. More NYC physicians have trained here than at any other medical school.

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University Hospital of Brooklyn

445 Lenox Road
Brooklyn, NY 11203

We provide compassionate, comprehensive and accessible healthcare to one of the world's most vibrant and diverse communities.

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