OUR STUDENT SUPPORT PROGRAMS

The Alumni Association-College of Medicine's primary mission is to provide financial support and services to medical students, to enhance their experience during their four years at Downstate.

TUITION SCHOLARSHIPS

Tuition is $40,160+ alone, not including living expenses. Many students come from families that have income below $60,000. Our scholarships are based on financial need.

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STUDENT SUMMER RESEARCH FELLOWSHIPS

Support for students to conduct full-time research for eight weeks (during the summer following the first year) to promote interest in research.

HEALTH CARE IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES ELECTIVE

Students participating in this overseas elective are supported by travel grants from the Alumni Fund.

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WHITE COAT CEREMONY

The annual event to welcome all first year students into the medical profession with an inspirational presentation from an accomplished alumnus/a, and the distribution of white coats.

 

STUDENT RUN BROOKLYN FREE CLINIC 

Community clinic initiated by medical students to serve the Brooklyn local population with no insurance.

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For medical student to devote one full year of rigorous scientific research on project approved by faculty and alumni committee.

Support to enable students to present their original work at national conferences.

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