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Celebrating Passover and Easter

This year, April is significantly special for people of the Muslim, Jewish, and Christian faiths, where we celebrate Ramadan,...

Downstate Celebrates Occupational Therapy Month

Occupational Therapists Month celebrates occupational therapists, educates the public, and advances the profession of...

SUNY Downstate Receives Level 3 Epilepsy Center Accreditation from National Association of Epilepsy Centers

SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University today announced that University Hospital at Downstate received a level 3 epilepsy...

SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University Receives Grant to Enhance Provider-Patient Communication

SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University has been selected by the New York State Health (NYSHealth) Foundation to receive...

Celebrating Ramadan

As families of the Muslim faith prepare to celebrate Ramadan, I extend my best wishes for a blessed and peaceful commemoration...

Downstate Celebrates Women’s History Month

As Women’s History Month winds down, here’s a recap for those who might have missed some of the activities and events.

Celebrating National Doctors’ Day

I am honored to wish our Downstate doctors a happy National Doctors’ Day!

SUNY Downstate Awarded Nearly $2m in Funding to Enhance Facilities and Equipment

SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University today announced it will receive nearly $2 million in new funding for equipment...

SUNY Downstate College of Medicine Students Successfully Match for Residency

SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University announced another successful Match Day, and the exciting news that 33 College...

U.S. Senate Majority Leader Senator Chuck Schumer Congressmember Yvette D. Clarke, And U.S. Senator Kirsten E. Gillibrand Secure $1.9 Million Congressionally-Directed Funding In Omnibus Spending Bill For Downstate

I am pleased to share the exciting news that U.S. Senate Majority Leader Senator Chuck Schumer and our own Brooklyn U.S....

SUNY Downstate Receives Centers of Excellence in Alzheimer’s Disease $2.3m Award Renewal

SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University announced that its Center of Excellence for Alzheimer’s Disease (CEAD) grant...

SUNY Downstate Receives Funding to Enhance Maternal Health Outcomes in Project Highlighted by the Biden-Harris Administration’s Maternal Health Call to Action

SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University announced today that it would receive funding to address Black maternal mortality...

Celebrating International Women’s Day 2022

In 1908, the first National Woman’s Day was observed in the United States in honor of the New York garment workers’...

Ukraine Parliament Building

Message from Wayne J. Riley, M.D., MPH, MBA, MACP on the Events in the Ukraine

I have been struggling to put my thoughts and emotions into words over the tragic turn of events in Eastern Europe.