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Swarm Zucker School of Medicine for the 2023 Brain Bee Competition
The fifth edition of the Long Island Brain Bee competition was held on March 4, 2023, at the Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell.
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.
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.
Patient, Physician and Society
Through the unique Patient, Physician and Society (PPS) curriculum, students at the Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell are exposed early on to patients with disabilities. On February 9, 2023, the medical school hosted three health equity sessions for second-year medical students that offered, first-person perspectives on how to better care for the visually impaired, hard of hearing and veterans.
Dr. Robert Roswell Recognized at 2023 Critical Care Congress
Robert O. Roswell, MD, FACC, FACP associate dean of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion and professor of cardiology and science education, Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell, was recognized at the Society of Critical Care Medicine’s (SCCM) 2023 Critical Care Congress in San Francisco, CA, for his commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion in critical care. Dr. Roswell delivered the keynote address at the conference's opening plenary session.
Zucker School of Medicine Launches New “Structure in Seconds” Video Series
The Zucker School of Medicine released the first entry of its newest video series, “Structure in Seconds.” The first video entry into the series discusses the anatomical pelvis and was a sought-after resource, gathering over 50,000 views in just over 10 days.
Northeast Emergency Medicine Interest Group Symposium
The Beat Goes On
On January 28, 2023, over 120 medical educators and health care professionals representing more than 15 medical schools from across the local region met at the Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell to discuss the state of emergency medicine during the Northeast Emergency Medicine Interest Group's (EMIG) annual symposium, this year titled, “The Beat Goes On: State of Resuscitation.”
Annual Opioid Epidemic Week
Bolstering Compassion and Humility
Medical students at the Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell learned how to address substance use as part of routine patient care during the school’s annual Core Learning Opioid Epidemic Themed Week, held on January 23-26.
Zucker School of Medicine Hosts Med-Ed Forum
The Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell and Northwell Health hosted the Med Ed Galaxy Forum: Transforming Education in the Post-Pandemic Era, held at Convene on December 14 in Midtown Manhattan.
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.