N.Y.U. Langone Medical Center
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Langone Med Center image The New York University Langone Medical Center traces its roots to 1837, six years after NYU received its first University charter. In this year, University Council meeting minutes reveal the names of men suggested as professors for the chief branches of medical instruction.

In 1841, the University Medical College was organized, and academic instruction was begun. Clinical instruction was started in Bellevue Hospital in 1847, and in 1861, Bellevue Hospital Medical College was founded when a college building was erected on the hospital grounds.

In 1935 the name was changed to New York University College of Medicine and in 1960 to New York University School of Medicine. The School of Medicine celebrated its sesquicentennial year in 1991. Today the Medical School boasts 1,360 Full-Time faculty and 2,175 Part-Time faculty. There are 26 Endowed Professorships, 975 Residents/Fellows, 68 M.D./Ph.D. Candidates and 4,788 Post-Graduate Registrants.

Fulfilling its vision 'To Serve, To Teach, To Discover', the NYU Langone Medical Center offers a wide range of clinical services to the public in Medicine, Surgery, Nursing as well as the New York City Free Clinic. Eight specialized facilities and Institutes focus on topics from Joint Disease and Corporate Wellness to Cancer and Rehabilitation.

The medical school continues to be one of the nation's preeminate teaching institutions, offering degrees in Medicine (MD), MD/Ph.D in Medical Science combined, MD/Master in Global Public Health, Ph.D in Medical Science and MD/Master of Public Administration combined. Also offered are residency and fellowship training in a broad range of clinical specialties as well as continuing Medical Education programs for physicians.

The dozens of Academic Departments and Divisions, Programs and Centers of the NYU School of Medicine are world-renowned as leaders in physician education, scientific research, and patient care.