SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University

2022 Commencement

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Commencement Exercises for the Class of 2022

The President and the Faculty of the State University of New York Downstate Health Sciences University proudly announce Commencement Exercises for the Class of 2022, Thursday May 12, 2022

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Downstate #4 in Top 10 Ranking for Small Colleges

We are pleased to share that Best Universities—an online higher education research organization—has released its 2022 list of the Best Small Colleges in America. Downstate ranks # 4 on its list! 

The list was developed using data sourced from the U.S. Department of Education National Center for Education Statistics survey. Downstate also achieved high scores in two other Top 10 lists released by Best Universities. We’re #2 on its list of top ten “Best Colleges for Nursing” and #4 on its top ten “Best Public Universities” list. 


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SUNY Downstate Branding

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.

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SUNY Downstate Confers Degrees to More Than 900 Graduates at Commencement Exercises

SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University conferred degrees to more than 900 graduates of its five colleges and schools today.

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ICYMI: Downstate Hosts 2nd Annual Plant-Based Health & Nutrition Conference

SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University hosted their 2nd annual Plant-Based Health and Nutrition Conference on Friday, May 6th.

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 at Downstate

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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470A Clarkson Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11203
(718) 270-MEDS (6337)
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