Albany Medical College

Albany, Georgia, United States
Albany Medical Center is northeastern New York’s only academic health sciences center.It incorporates the Albany Medical Center Hospital, which offers the widest range of medical and surgical services in the region, and the Albany Medical College, which trains the next generation of doctors, scientists and other healthcare professionals.

About

History

 The institution was founded in 1839 with an initial enrollment of 57 students.

Education

Albany Medical Center has a responsibility to educate medical students, physicians, biomedical students, and other health care professionals from demographically diverse backgrounds in order to meet the future primary and specialty health care needs of the region and nation.

Research

At Albany Med, basic research scientists are organized into four departments facilitating discoveries that translate into medical innovations at patients' bedsides.The four departments are:

  • Regenerative and Cancel Cell Biology
  • Molecular and Cellular Physiology
  • Immunology and Microbial Disease
  • Neuroscience and Experimental Therapeutics

Services

Student services

The Albany Medical College Academic & Student Affairs Office prides itself on providing a pleasant atmosphere where students can feel comfortable and confident in seeking assistance. Students are free to bring questions or problems relating to College policies and resources, as well as any issues relating to daily life, to the Academic & Student Affairs Office. The Office serves as a referral network and a hub for many student activities.

Housing services

The Office of Academic & Student Affairs maintains a listing of housing available in the community.  The housing list are updated weekly and available to students on Sakai.

Library services

The Schaffer Library of Health Sciences provides services and a rich collection of materials to support education, research, and patient care.

Medical services

Student Health Services serves students of Albany Medical College, Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, and SUNY Polytechnic. Care is provided for a wide range of issues including general medical evaluation for acute problems such as fevers, respiratory illnesses, stomach pains, sprains and strains, skin rashes, minor emergencies.

Student Life

Campus life

Albany Medical Center (consisting of Albany Medical Center Hospital and Albany Medical College) is proud to offer a campus that is safe and accessible for all students, faculty, staff and visitors. Commitment to safety is our highest priority, and helping to support this effort is Albany Medical Center’s Security Services —a dedicated team of highly trained security officers who are ready and able to respond to emergencies 24-hours a day, seven days a week.

Student clubs

Chapters of the American Medical Student Association (AMSA), American Medical Women's Association (AMWA), Student National Medical Association (SNMA) and the American Medical Association/Medical Student Section of New York (AMA/MSSNY) are active on campus.

Accreditation

Albany Medical College is accredited by the Liaison Committee on MedicalEducation and the Middle States Commission on Higher Education.

Albany, Georgia, United States