Medical Centers & Hospitals

Academic Medical Centers and Hospitals


Academic Medical Centers

Academic Medical Centers encompass more than just a hospital. They offer:

University at Buffalo (UB)
Located in the western part of New York State, UB prepares tomorrow’s health care professionals, UB’s Health Related Schools include: Dental Medicine, Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Nursing, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Public Health and Health Professions, and Roswell Park Cancer Institute Graduate Division. UB is the only AMC within SUNY that does not have its own hospital.  Hospital and Research Affiliates include: Great Lakes Health Care System (6 Hospitals), Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Hauptman-Woodward Medical Research Institute, and VA Western NY Health Care System at Buffalo.

Downstate Medical Center
Downstate Medical Center is located in Brooklyn, New York and is one of two stand alone Academic Medical Centers within the SUNY System.  The College of Medicine was founded 140 years ago and revolutionized medical education in the United States.  Other health related Colleges and Schools within Downstate include Nursing, Health Related Professions, Graduate Studies and Public Health.  The clinical operations include University Hospital and Bay Ridge.

Stony Brook Medicine
Stony Brook University is located in Long Island. Stony Brook Medicine represents Stony Brook University’s entire medical enterprise and integrates Stony Brook’s health-related initiatives: education, research and patient care. It encompasses Stony Brook University Hospital, the five Health Sciences schools — Dental Medicine, Health Technology and Management, Medicine, Nursing and Social Welfare.  In addition, Stony Brook University is home to the Long Island State Veterans Home which provides skilled nursing care, adult day health care and short term rehabilitation to the 250,000 Veterans who reside on Long Island.

Upstate Medical Center
Upstate Medical Center is located in central New York and is one of two stand alone Academic Medical Centers within the SUNY System.  Upstate has four colleges: Medicine, Nursing, Health Professions, and Graduate Studies.  Upstate is home to three hospital locations, Upstate Medical Center, Upstate Golisano Children’s Hospital and Upstate University Hospital Community Campus.

Other Specialized Doctoral – Health Related

College of Optometry
The College of Optometry is located in Manhattan and has produced more than 60 percent of the practicing optometrists in New York State.  In addition to the College, Optometry also houses the University Eye Center for patient care and carries out Vision Research.

Academic Health and Hospital Affairs