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.
AHA Top Honor
Dr. Jennifer Mieres Named AHA’s 2022 Physician of the Year
Congratulations to Zucker School of Medicine Professor of Cardiology Jennifer Mieres, MD, on receiving the American Heart Association’s highest honor!
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.
• MD Applicants/yr: 5,300
• Median Overall GPA: 3.78
• Median MCAT: 516
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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Educating Our Community
Well Said Podcast Recognized by Top Media Organizations
Well Said with Dr. Ira Nash, the public service radio podcast produced by the Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell, has been recognized by the Fair Media Council and the Press Club of Long Island (PCLI).
Honoring Our Donors
Fifth Annual Scholarship Donor Reception
The 11th edition of Narrateur: Reflections on Caring was released at the fifth annual Scholarship Donor Reception on May 18, 2022. The evening of art, literature and music was a celebration for our generous scholarship donors.
Dean Lawrence Smith Honored – 98 New Doctors and Scientists Conferred
The Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell celebrated its eighth commencement ceremony on May 9, 2022.
Dean Lawrence Smith Honored
The 26th annual Hofstra University Gala on May 5, 2022, honored Lawrence G. Smith, MD, MACP, Founding Dean, Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell, Executive Vice President, Northwell Health. Also recognized at the event were Hofstra’s 2021-22 Teacher of the Year.
First Grads Celebrate at Long-Awaited Reunion
Alumni from the inaugural class of the Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell returned to campus for their first in-person reunion, hosted at the medical school on Saturday, April 9, 2022.
Match Day 2022
Congratulations to Our Students!
Match Day, the annual rite of passage for fourth-year medical students nationwide, was celebrated at the Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell on Friday, March 18, 2022. On Match Day, medical students in their final year of undergraduate medical education learn where they will be spending their residency training.
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Global Health Opportunities
Find out more about our Global Health Opportunities
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Humanities in Medicine
Learn More about our Humanities in Medicine Program
There’s something for everyone at Zucker
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.