Donald & Barbara
Zucker School of Medicine
Zucker School of Medicine
Celebrates Ninth Commencement Ceremony
The commencement ceremony was held at the David S. Mack Sports and Exhibition Complex at Hofstra University, where 94 graduates from the Class of 2023 took another step closer to realizing their dreams, becoming the nation’s newest doctors and scientists to enter the field of medicine.
A DYNAMIC COLLABORATION
World-Class Academics, Healthcare and Research
Our institution was built upon the strong clinical and graduate medical education programs of Northwell Health and the robust research and academic programs of Hofstra University, the Feinstein Institutes for Medical Research and Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory.
Beyond the Classroom
From the first day of medical training, our innovative curriculum integrates academic course content with hands-on clinical experiences.
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Diversity in Medicine
Diverse Backgrounds Treating a Diverse Population
We are committed to training innovative physicians whose backgrounds and experiences are as diverse as the people they treat. The Zucker School of Medicine ranks among the top medical schools in the country for primary care, and is one of the most diverse schools in the country, according to US News & World Report.
Join us on a new journey called Curriculum Renewal: Courage to Change. Together, we will assess our accomplishments, imagine the future, and build upon our firm foundation by addressing emerging societal trends, innovations in healthcare and technology, meeting the needs of future learners and educators, and most importantly, our patients.
A Evening of
Honor and Gratitude
The Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell hosted the sixth annual Scholarship Donor Reception on May 16, 2023.
St. Baldrick's Day
There's still time to donate!
The Zucker School of Medicine's St. Baldrick's Day team is still collecting funds for the St. Baldrick's Foundation. A bidding war is underway to see who will chop the locks of a beloved faculty member!
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Diversity Hall of Fame
After being nationally rated the No. 1 health system for advancing diversity and inclusion in health care for three years in a row by DiversityInc, Northwell Health has been inducted into DiversityInc’s Hall of Fame.
Long Island High School Students
Swarm Zucker School of Medicine for the 2023 Brain Bee Competition
On March 4, 2023, the Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell hosted the fifth-annual Long Island Brain Bee competition, this year being the first contest since the COVID-19 pandemic first struck.
Medical Students Demonstrate Surgical Skills
The Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell is preparing today’s students for tomorrow’s operating rooms. The school is one of the first in the country to offer its undergraduate medical students robotic surgical skills training – something that, until now, was reserved only for doctors in their later years of residency.
Zucker at a Glance
6:1 student-faculty ratio
In small classes, you’ll build personal relationships with your professors.
• MD Applicants/yr: 5,500
• Median Overall GPA: 3.85
• Median MCAT: 518
Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell graduates have successfully matched into highly competitive residency programs across the country in a wide variety of specialty areas.
Class of 2022: 98% Match rate. Learn more
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About the Zucker School of Medicine
Established in 2008, the Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell was founded by two equal partners: Hofstra University and Northwell Health. The School of Medicine is built upon the strong clinical and graduate medical education programs of Northwell, as well as the robust research and academic programs of both Hofstra and Northwell’s Feinstein Institutes for Medical Research. For seven years in a row, the Zucker School of Medicine has been recognized among the top medical schools nationwide (2017-2023, U.S. News & World Report’s Best Graduate Schools), and for the second year in a row as one of the most diverse medical schools in the country (2022-2023, U.S. News & World Report’s Best Graduate Schools). The institution comprises more than 3,000 faculty members across 25 academic departments and enrolls a diverse community of over 400 students. For more information, visit medicine.hofstra.edu.