The mission of The CUNY School of Medicine (CSOM) is to produce broadly-educated, highly-skilled medical practitioners to provide quality health services to communities historically underserved by primary care practitioners. Read More.

Dean's Message 

Erica 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


CSOM News & Events


CSOM News 

CSOM Second Years

CUNY Med Second-year students, Wura Ayo and Joanne Voyard, are working to address medical racism in their community. Read More.


Dr. Lynn Hernandez

Dean Hernandez, Dean Friedman, and Professor Barrick received one of 8 AAMC grants to explore the role of arts and humanities in medical education. Read More.




Marcus Mosley

CUNY Med M3 student, Marcus Mosley, leads research on race in medical education. 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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