NYU Langone Medical Center
The NYU Langone Medical Center is one of the nation's premier centers of excellence in health care and medical research, and provides a range of superb clinical care matched by few centers world-wide.
An acute-care general hospital of 726 beds, contains important treatment and diagnostic units and is a focus for a wide spectrum of regional patient care programs.
The newest clinical addition to NYU Langone Medical Center is the Clinical Cancer Center, opened in July 2004. The clinical cancer center of the NYU Cancer Institute provides the latest cancer prevention, screening, diagnostic, treatment, genetic counseling, and support services in one central location.
The Rusk Institute of Rehabilitation Medicine is the world's first facility devoted entirely to rehabilitation medicine. Founded in 1948 by Dr. Howard A. Rusk, the Rusk Institute is the largest university-affiliated center for the treatment of adults and children with disabilities, as well as for research and training in rehabilitation medicine.
New York University, one of the largest private university in the United States, has been an outstanding public service history in health, education, and the arts. Founded in 1831, NYU comprises 13 schools and colleges at five locations in Manhattan. More than 40,000 students from all over the nation and 110 countries attend NYU.
The School of Medicine, founded in 1841, enrolls about 160 students each year. The histories of the School and Bellevue Hospital are replete with major discoveries, ranging from Austin Flint's description of heart murmurs, to Walter Reed's work on yellow fever, to the Nobel Prize-winning development of cardiac catheterization.