The State University of New York Upstate Medical University
is a State University of New York
university of health sciences
in the University Hill
district of Syracuse, New York
. Its large Syracuse campus includes the College of Medicine, College of Nursing, College of Health Related Professions, School of Graduate Studies, Graduate Program in Public Health, and University Hospital of Syracuse and Binghamton, as well as a student center and residences.
In addition to affiliations with Binghamton Hospital and 22 other hospitals throughout central New York, where much of the core clinical teaching takes place, Upstate has numerous partnerships, including a joint PhD Program in Biomedical Engineering with Syracuse University; science enrichment programs for local youth in tandem with the SC Hope Clinic; and the SUNY ESF.
Upstate has been an engine of opportunity for students, workers, and the wider Central New York community. It directly generates 10,117 jobs, making it the Central New York's largest employer.
The present-day university's earliest predecessor was Geneva Medical College
founded 1834 as part of Geneva College, today known as Hobart and William Smith Colleges
. The new medical college was located in Geneva, New York
, and became the first college to grant a full M.D. to a woman, Elizabeth Blackwell
in 1849. In 1871 the college was disbanded and its assets donated to the recently-founded Syracuse University
, which subsequently founded a medical... Read More