The Zucker Difference

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Innovative Interactive Curriculum

Our program offers an innovative, highly interactive and participatory curriculum with emphasis on small group, case-based learning, PEARLS. 

Faculty Development


The faculty of the Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell consists of more than 3,500 nationally and internationally recognized medical educators, clinicians, and scientists who represent a vast number of diverse specialties and a wide range of interests.

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Partnership with Northwell Health

Hofstra University and Northwell Health are partners in the establishment and operation of the Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell

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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.

Prime Location

Prime Location

Located in western Long Island, NY, the Zucker School of Medicine is just 25 miles from the excitement of New York city.

Student Run Free Clinic

Outreach & Involvement

We are committed to educating future physicians to embrace responsibility for the health of their communities and to be activists who advocate at the local, regional, and national level for the best care for patients and their communities.

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Research Opportunities

Research experiences will take place at either Cold Spring Harbor Labs or The Feinstein Institutes for Medical Research (FIMR).

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On-Campus Amenities

Comfortable and attractive graduate student on-campus housing is offered with ample parking available, as well as multiple dining, recreation and entertainment options.

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Student Organizations

Student Life at the Zucker School of Medicine is supported by the Office of Student Affairs, Zucker Student Council and over 50 active student organizations. 

About the Zucker School of Medicine

Established in 2008, the Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell on Long Island, New York, was founded by two equal partners: Hofstra University and Northwell Health. It was the first allopathic medical school established in Nassau County, Long Island, and the first new medical school in the New York metropolitan area in more than 35 years. A diverse community of 400 students and over 4500+ faculty, Zucker School of Medicine is a premier medical school located on the North Campus of Hofstra in western Long Island, just 25 miles from Manhattan.