Serving the underserved.

There is a continuing shortage of primary care physicians in this country, creating an urgent need for more family practitioners, general internists, pediatricians and obstetricians/gynecologists in many communities. The shortage of African-American, Hispanic, Native Americans and other underrepresented medical professionals in inner-city areas is particularly acute. Thus, recruiting and training a diverse workforce that represents the diversity of the patients being served in such communities is of utmost importance and ensures health equity across the continuum of care. Read More


Dean's Message

Interim Dean Friedman

The CUNY School of Medicine has two distinguished programs, both focusing on serving in medically underserved communities.  Our BS/MD degree program admits students straight from high school into our accelerated undergraduate biomedical program with a seamless transition into the medical school curriculum removing the stresses of traditional medical school admissions. We are able to do this without compromising academic quality or clinical experiences. Read more...




The CUNY School Of Medicine (formerly the Sophie Davis School of Biomedical Education) was established in 1973 . Located in Harlem, this new school was created to provide quality healthcare to underserved communities and produce highly skilled medical practitioners. Here's what you need to know about CSOM.

Top 5

in National Rankings for recruitment of African American Students


Student to Faculty ratio


of Alumni are employed or in graduate school


in enrollment of female students in New York State two years in a row

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CSOM News & Events

Faculty Spotlight

Dr. Wang

Dr. Hoau-Yan Wang was chosen for the faculty of the Year award at the 2020 PA Graduation. Read more.

Staff Spotlight


The CUNY School of Medicine would like to congratulate Mr. Darryl Warner for receiving the Staff Apprecation Award at the PA Graduation 2020 ceremony. Read More

Student Spotlight

CSOM Student

Medical students are helping patients of the Ocean Road Cancer Institute fight cancer using their research skills.

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Faculty Spotlight

Emine Ercikan Abali, PhD is an assistant dean of basic science curriculum at CUNY School of Medicine

Dr. Emine Abali as the New Associate Editor for MedEdPORTAL. 

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Faculty Spotlight

Dr. Victoria Frye, Associate Professor in the Department of Community Health and Social Medicine in the CUNY School of Medicine

Victoria Frye, associate professor at the CUNY School of Medicine at CCNY, is the recipient of a NIMH grant. 

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Upcoming Events

CSOM Students

Check out what events we have coming up at CUNY School of Medicine.

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Contact Information

The CUNY School of Medicine

Harris Hall
160 Convent Avenue
New York, NY 10031 

p: 212.650.7718 (BS/MD Inquiries)
p: 212-650- 7746 (PA Program Inquiries)