For more than 150 years, Westchester-based New York Medical College has educated students in a variety of health science-related matters. Affiliated with the Touro College and University System, New York Medical College holds certification from the Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools, the Liaison Committee on Medical Education, and other groups. A national leader in graduating primary care physicians, the College boasts a student and resident population of approximately 2,500.

New York Medical College features three schools: the School of Health Sciences and Practice, the School of Medicine, and the Graduate School of Basic Medical Sciences. Those who attend these institutions can receive training at numerous medical clinics, including Metropolitan Hospital Center, Lenox Hill Hospital, Terence Cardinal Cook Health Care Center, and Norwalk Hospital. To learn more about the facilities and options available at New York Medical College, visit

About the Author: A medical professional trained in laparoscopic surgery, Dr. Gustavo Stringel tends to patients at Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital. In addition, Dr. Stringel teaches academic surgery at New York Medical College and has earned tenure there as a Professor of Surgery and Pediatrics.