Who We Serve
Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons
Johns Hopkins Medicine
New York Presbyterian Hospital
University of Rochester Medical Center
Weill Cornell Medical College
Yale New Haven Health
Yale University School of Medicine
Subscribers Advisory Committee
Executive Team
Our Values
Who We Serve
  • Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons
    ​Situated on a 20-acre campus in the Washington Heights community of northern Manhattan and comprising roughly half of Columbia University's nearly $3 billion annual budget, Columbia University's Medical Center provides world-class leadership in:

              • Scientific research 
              • Health and medical education
              • Patient care

    Faculty members from its four schools (College of Physicians & Surgeons, College of Dental Medicine, School of Nursing, and Mailman School of Public Health):
    • Carry out the school's core mission of educating and training future generations of health care professionals.
    • Conduct basic research with the ultimate goal of translating discoveries into new techniques for fighting disease and improving health.
    • Are responsible for a number of significant clinical breakthroughs - among them, the first blood test for cancer, the first medical use of the laser, and the first successful transfer of genes from one cell to another.

    (Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons, http://cumc.columbia.edu/about, 2010, About Us)

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  • Johns Hopkins Medicine
    From the 1889 opening of The Johns Hopkins Hospital, to the opening of the School of Medicine four years later, there emerged the concept of combining research, teaching and patient care.  This model, the first of its kind, would lead to a national and international reputation for excellence and discovery.

    Today, Johns Hopkins uses one overarching name—Johns Hopkins Medicine—to identify its entire medical enterprise.  This $5 billion system unites the physicians and scientists of the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine with the health professionals and facilities that make up the broad, integrated Johns Hopkins Health System.

    The key components of Johns Hopkins Medicine are:

    • The Johns Hopkins Hospital
    • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
    • Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center
    • Howard County General Hospital
    • Suburban Hospital
    • Sibley Memorial Hospital 
    • Johns Hopkins Community Physicians
    • Johns Hopkins Home Care Group
    • Johns Hopkins HealthCare
    • Johns Hopkins Health System

    (Johns Hopkins Medicine, http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/about/, 2010, About Johns Hopkins Medicine)

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  • New York Presbyterian Hospital
    NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital is one of the most comprehensive university hospitals in the world, with leading specialists in every field of medicine.  We are composed of two renowned medical centers, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center and NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center, and affiliated with two Ivy League medical institutions, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons and Weill Cornell Medical College.

    With our dedicated staff, modern facilities, state-of-the-art technology, commitment to quality care, and role in educating future physicians, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital has earned a reputation as a healthcare leader.  Whether providing specialty care to the tiniest newborns, performing complex cardiothoracic surgery, or offering comprehensive primary care, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital delivers excellence in healthcare with compassion and caring.

    NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital is also ranked higher in more specialties than any other hospital in the New York area by U.S.News & World Report™.  In 2010-2010, for the tenth year in a row, we were included in the U.S. News Honor Roll of America's Best Hospitals, ranking in 15 adult and 10 pediatric specialties.

    Recently, more than 250,000 leading doctors were asked to name the nation's best physicians in various specialties – those "to whom you would send members of your family."  The annual survey, conducted by Castle Connolly Medical Ltd., is published in America's Top Doctors. This year, more physicians from NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital were named to America's Top Doctors than from any other hospital in the nation.

    Residents living in the tri-state region have convenient access to quality healthcare services through the NewYork-Presbyterian Healthcare System.  This federation of top-level hospitals, specialty institutes, and continuing care centers in New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut delivers a wide range of services to the communities it serves.

    When you or a member of your family require care, we at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital will provide the exceptional services that you expect from a first-rate medical institution.  From new treatments for heart disease and cancer, to major progress in genetically based diseases, we are making dramatic advancements in improving the healthcare of the communities we serve.

    (New York Presbyterian Hospital, http://nyp.org/about/index.html, 2010, About Us)

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  • University of Rochester Medical Center
    One of the nation's top academic medical centers, the University of Rochester Medical Center forms the centerpiece of the University's health research, teaching, patient care, and community outreach missions.  With more than $145 million in federal research funding, UR School of Medicine research funding ranks in the top one-quarter of U.S. medical centers, while the School of Nursing ranks 12th highest in funding.  The University's health care delivery network is anchored by Strong Memorial Hospital—a 739-bed, University-owned teaching hospital—which boasts programs that consistently rank among "America's Best Hospitals," according to U.S. News & World Report.  Our patients benefit from the Medical Center's robust teaching and biomedical research programs.

    Our mission is to use education, science, and technology to improve health—transforming the patient experience with fresh ideas and approaches steeped in disciplined science, and delivered by health care professionals who innovate, take intelligent risks, and care about the lives they touch.

    Did You Know...?

    • The University of Rochester Medical Center was one of the first 12 to receive a $40 million Clinical Translational Science Award from the National Institutes of Health.
    • Strong Memorial Hospital's Liver Transplant program conducts more than 200 surgeries per year, making it one of the nation's top three largest liver transplant services.
    • The University is among the top ten institutions in the country in royalty revenues from our licensed technologies.
    • In the past 10 years, more than 20 new companies have been formed with URMC technologies.

    (University of Rochester Medical Center, http://www.urmc.rochester.edu/about-us/, 2010, About URMC)

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  • Weill Cornell Medical College
    Founded in 1898, and affiliated with what is now NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital since 1927, Weill Cornell Medical College is among the top-ranked clinical and medical research centers in the country.  In addition to offering degrees in medicine, Weill Cornell also has PhD programs in biomedical research and education at the Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences, and with neighboring Sloan-Kettering Institute and The Rockefeller University, has established a joint MD-PhD program for students to intensify their pursuit of Weill Cornell's triple mission of education, research, and patient care.

    Weill Cornell Medical College is divided into 24 basic science and patient care departments that focus on the sciences underlying clinical medicine and/or encompass the study, treatment, and prevention of human diseases.  In addition to its affiliation with NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, Weill Cornell Medical College and the Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences maintain major affiliations with Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, The Rockefeller University, the Hospital for Special Surgery, as well as with the metropolitan-area institutions that constitute NewYork-Presbyterian Healthcare Network.  Weill Cornell Medical College and the Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences are accredited by the Liaison Committee for Medical Education of the American Medical Association and the Association of American Medical Colleges.

    (Weill Cornell Medical College, http://med.cornell.edu/about-us/index.html, 2010, About Us)

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  • Yale New Haven Health
    Yale-New Haven Hospital (YNHH) is a 944-bed tertiary referral center which includes Smilow Cancer Hospital at Yale-New Haven, the 201-bed Yale-New Haven Children's Hospital and the 76-bed Yale-New Haven Psychiatric Hospital.  The primary teaching hospital for Yale School of Medicine (YSM), Yale-New Haven's medical staff is enhanced by supervised house staff physicians (residents) and fellows who add around-the-clock coverage and sharp, inquisitive minds to patient care.  In 2009, 677 residents and 313 fellows were part of the patient care team.

    Yale-New Haven regularly ranks among the best hospitals in the U.S. and is accredited by the Joint Commission on the Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO).  Relying on the skills of approximately 2,200 university-based and community physicians practicing more than 100 medical specialties, Yale-New Haven, Smilow Cancer Hospital, the Children's Hospital and the Psychiatric Hospital provided services for more than 610,000 outpatient and emergency visits; and 54,500 discharges in 2009.  In addition, Yale-New Haven is the second largest employer in the area with more than 7,000 employees.

    Yale-New Haven receives national and international referrals and, in conjunction with YSM and the Yale Cancer Center, is nationally recognized for its commitment to teaching and clinical research.  The National Institutes of Health have recognized these facilities for the excellence of the Cancer Prevention Research Unit, Cancer Information Service Center, Comprehensive Cancer Service, Digestive Disease Research Center, Child Health Research Center, Children's and Adults' Clinical Research Centers and Claude D. Pepper Older Americans Independence Center.

    (Yale New-Haven Health, http://www.ynhh.org/about-us/default.aspx, 2010, About Us)

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  • Yale University School of Medicine
    Founded in 1810, the Yale School of Medicine is a world-renowned center for biomedical research, education and advanced health care.

    Among its 27 departments are one of the nation’s oldest schools of public health and the internationally recognized Child Study Center, founded in 1911.

    Affiliated institutions include the 944-bed Yale-New Haven Hospital—flagship of the Yale New Haven Health System—and the Yale Cancer Center, Connecticut Mental Health Center, Pierce Laboratory, and VA Connecticut Healthcare System in nearby West Haven.

    The School of Medicine consistently ranks among the handful of leading recipients of research funding from the National Institutes of Health and other organizations supporting the biomedical sciences, and belongs to prestigious medical organizations including the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) and the Association of Academic Health Centers (AAHC).

    The school’s unique curriculum, known as the Yale system of medical education, promotes teaching in small seminar, conference and tutorial settings, and requires student self-evaluation, independent thinking and investigation.

    Since 1839, Yale has required that each student complete a thesis based on original research prior to graduation. Graduates of the school have gone on to significant leadership positions in virtually every medical field, as well as many non-medical areas.

    (Yale University School of Medicine, http://medicine.yale.edu/about/, 2010 About YSM)

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