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Encyclopedia > New York Medical College

The New York Medical College is a private professional school located in Valhalla, New York. The college is located north of New York City in Westchester County, New York. The school is the fusion of the original New York Medical College, founded in 1860, and the New York Medical College for Women, founded in 1863. Valhalla is an unincorporated hamlet and census-designated place (CDP) located in the town of Mount Pleasant in Westchester County, New York. ... Midtown Manhattan, looking north from the Empire State Building, 2005 New York City (officially named the City of New York) is the most populous city in the state of New York and the entire United States. ... Westchester County is a suburban county with about 940,000 residents located in the U.S. state of New York. ...


The college offers programs in medicine, basic medical sciences and public health.


Due to former support from the Catholic Archdiocese of New York, the college has indicated that it is an institution "in the Catholic tradition."


In 2004, the faculty senate, the school's Board of Trustees, and the Board of Governors refused to approve the formation of a student group dedicated to gay, lesbian, and transgender issues. In a written statement, the administration defended its actions, asserting that "the agenda of the club is to promote the lifestyle of GLBT people in conflict with the standards and values of the College." Despite protests, the Westchester County District Attorney has cleared the school of any criminal actions. Westchester County is a suburban county with about 940,000 residents located in the U.S. state of New York. ... United States Attorneys represent the U.S. federal government in United States district court. ...


External links

  • New York Medical College webpage (http://www.nymc.edu)

 
 

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