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HAPPY HOLIDAYS

A Message From the Dean

Season's Greetings 

As we enter the holiday season, a time of cheer and gratitude, I'd like to express what a joy and a privilege it is to lead our fine institution, the Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell, into a new year. Thanks to the dedication of our faculty and staff, as well as the tenacity of our compassionate and adept student body, we can proudly enter this latest chapter in our school's history with hope and optimism toward a brighter and more humanistic future of medicine. 

Wishing you and yours the happiest of holidays and much prosperity in the new year. 

Warmest wishes,

Lawrence G. Smith, MD, MACP
Dean, Zucker School 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. 

EDUCATION TRANSFORMED

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.

Zucker at a Glance

6:1 student-faculty ratio

In small classes, you’ll build personal relationships with your professors.

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Admissions Facts: 

•  MD Applicants/yr: 5,300 
•  Median Overall GPA: 3.78 
•  Median MCAT: 516

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The Match:

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 2021: 100% Match rate. Learn more

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Global Health Opportunities

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Humanities in Medicine

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Events & Well Said

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Events 2021

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Well Said with Dr. Ira Nash

 


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 six years in a row, the Zucker School of Medicine has been recognized among the top medical schools nationwide for medical research and primary care (2017-2022, U.S. News & World Report’s Best Graduate Schools), and was recently ranked as one of the most diverse medical schools in the country (2022, 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.