The Albany Med Health System
Comprised of Albany Medical Center, Columbia Memorial Health, Glens Falls Hospital and Saratoga Hospital, the Albany Med Health System is the only regionally governed, not-for-profit health system serving northeastern New York and western New England. Each of our hospitals has a century-long tradition caring for our communities. Together, our System has 1,520 hospital beds, more than 800 physicians and 125 outpatient locations serving the three million people in our region and is supported by a longstanding affiliation with the Albany Visiting Nurses, providing services to patients of all the System hospitals.
Albany Medical College is one of the nation's oldest private medical schools. It is a part of Albany Med, northeastern New York's only academic medical center, Level 1 trauma center and tertiary care center. As such, community is the heart of Albany Med. We are committed to attaining the highest standard of quality in patient care across many disciplines and receive regional, national and international recognition for clinical care, education and biomedical research.
Clinical Experiences in New York's Capital Region
Albany Medical College is one of the oldest medical schools in the nation. Albany Medical College has clinical experience through teaching affiliations with nearby hospitals and facilities. The tertiary medical center hospital experiences are expanded with programs in neighboring primary and secondary care hospitals.
Albany Medical Center and the Albany Med Health System
Albany Med is northeastern New York's only academic medical center. It incorporates the 766-bed Albany Medical Center Hospital, Albany Med is affiliated with Columbia Memorial Health, Saratoga Hospital and Glens Falls Hospital.
Within Albany Med are:
The Bernard & Millie Duker Children's Hospital
The region's only children's hospital is located at Albany Medical Center and includes the region's only Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, the region's highest level Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, the region's only child cancer and blood disorders center, and general pediatric services.
The Massry Family Children's Emergency Center
The Massry Family Children's Emergency Center is the only dedicated pediatric emergency department in northeastern New York and western New England.
The Patient Pavilion
The six-story, 325,000 square-foot Patient Pavilion is equipped with 20 operating rooms, 83 beds, 26 recovery room stations and a neonatal intensive care unit.
Samuel S. Stratton Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center
The Samuel S. Stratton Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, erected in 1951, is located across the street from Albany Medical Center Hospital and Albany Medical College. This modern hospital of 401 beds is a major teaching hospital
Capital District Psychiatric Center
Albany Medical College has cooperative agreements with the Capital District Psychiatric Center (CDPC), a facility of the New York State Office of Mental Health, located adjacent to the College.
St. Peter's Hospital
Third-year clerkships and senior electives in medicine, surgery, pediatrics and obstetrics and gynecology are available at St. Peter's Hospital, located one and one-half miles west of Albany Medical College.
Some students are assigned third- and/or fourth-year clerkships in medicine, obstetrics and gynecology, neurology and psychiatry at Ellis Hospital, located in the neighboring community of Schenectady, New York. This community hospital with 352 beds is linked closely with both Albany Medical College and Albany Medical Center Hospital through affiliated graduate training programs.
Other Hospital Sites
The Medical School also has affiliation agreements with other hospitals nearby areas of New York State:
- Albany Memorial Hospital, a 170-bed hospital (Albany);
- Samaritan Hospital, a 110-bed hospital (Troy);
- Ellis Hospital, a 347-bed hospital (Schenectady);
- Mary Imogene Bassett Hospital, a 129-bed hospital (Cooperstown);
- Saratoga Hospital, a 137-bed hospital (Saratoga);
- Glens Falls Hospital, a 355-bed hospital (Glens Falls)
Ambulatory Care Sites
Departments of the Medical College utilize a network of community physicians in Albany, Schenectady and Troy, Whitney Young Health Center in Albany.
Students also work with physicians in the surrounding counties and beyond for required and elective experiences such as the Hudson Headwaters Health Network which provides care in the Adirondack/Lake George/Glens Falls communities in upstate New York.
This school has multiple campuses
Albany Medical College/ALbany Med
43 New Scotland Avenue
New York - United States