University Hospital of Brooklyn (UHB) offers comprehensive, advanced medical care throughout Brooklyn. It includes a full-service, comprehensive hospital site (UHB at Central Brooklyn) plus a free-standing Urgent Care and Ambulatory Surgery Center in Bay Ridge and nine ambulatory satellite sites. UHB is licensed for 882 beds and annually provides care to over 300,000 patients. UHB is an 8-story facility with 8 intensive care and step-down units, 12 operating rooms, an adult and pediatric ER, diagnostic and ambulatory surgery facility, and 75 outpatient clinics. The flagship location for UHB, Central Brooklyn includes three community-based health centers in the neighborhoods of East New York, Bedford-Stuyvesant, and Midwood, plus a freestanding Dialysis Center.
The University's 87-acre (350,000 m 2 ) Health Sciences Campus, located in the City of Rensselaer , is home to UAlbany’s School of Public Health and the Cancer Research Center (CRC) which opened in 2005. Located also on the campus — which contains 350,000 square feet (33,000 m 2 ) of lab, support and associated office space — is the Center for Functional Genomics, which does research in the areas of microarrays , proteomics , molecular biology and transgenics . Also based at the campus are 15 private biotechnology companies, both established and those which form part of the University’s business incubator program. Biopharmaceutical giant Regeneron has a large-scale biologics manufacturing facility adjacent to the campus where it produces investigational products for all its clinical trials.
If you are interested in learning more about the health professions listed on this page, you are considering a highly challenging and rewarding professional goal and we wish you every success! To help you prepare for these very competitive career fields, you must begin early in order to build your record of academic, professional and personal accomplishments. Whether you are a prospective UB student, currently enrolled at UB or even possess a degree already, you have come to the right place to gain comprehensive information about preparing for the health careers noted.