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 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.
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.
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.