As the only academic medical center in Brooklyn, we serve a large population – over 2.3 million people – and one that is among the most diverse in the world. Nationally, our medical school ranks ninth in the number of graduates who are now engaged in academic medicine. University Hospital of Brooklyn is the borough's only hospital located at an academic medical center. The 21st Century at the SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University brings renewed dedication to diversity in healthcare, healthcare education, and to serving the people of Brooklyn through our three-fold mission of education, research, and patient care.
The State University of New York Downstate Health Sciences University (DHSU) remains committed to diversity and inclusive excellence in faculty, staff, and student recruitment, development, promotion and retention. Diversity is recognizing and respecting differences in individuals, cultures, languages, political beliefs, and ideologies. In this important effort, Downstate's Office of Diversity and Inclusion provides oversight, leadership, guidance, information, consultation, coordination, and assistance to Downstate's various constituencies in respecting cultural differences, languages, political beliefs, and ideologies, in the recruitment, retention, and advancement of its faculty, staff, and students.
Office of Diversity and Inclusion
SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University
450 Clarkson Avenue, Box 1220
Brooklyn, NY 11203
phone: (718) 270-1738
fax: (718) 270-2276