Albany Medical College
Albany Medical College (AMC) is a medical school located in Albany, New York, United States. It was founded in 1839 by Amos Dean, Dr. Thomas Hun and others, and is one of the oldest medical schools in the nation. The college is part of the Albany Medical Center, which includes the Albany Medical Center Hospital.
Over its 170 year history, Albany Medical College has attracted and produced many leaders in medicine and research. Among its present and past faculty, researchers, and alumni count two Nobel Prize winners, two Lasker Award winners, two MacArthur Fellowship recipients, one Gairdner Foundation International Award winner, former Surgeon General of the United States Army, former Surgeon General of the United States Air Force, several presidents and CEOs of major academic hospitals, as well as an early president and co-founder of the American Medical Association.
There are multiple courses of study at the College, with tracks that end in an MD degree, as well as a Graduate Studies program with the following departments:
- Center for Physician Assistant Studies, where the students earn an MS in Physician Assistant Studies
- Center for Nurse Anesthesia, where the students earn an MS in Nurse Anesthesiology
- Alden March Bioethics Institute, where students earn an MS in Bioethics
- Center for Cardiovascular Sciences, where students can earn an MS and PhD in that field
- Center for Cell Biology and Cancer Research, where students can earn an MS and PhD in that field
- Center for Immunology and Microbial Disease, where students can earn an MS and PhD in that field
- Center for Neuropharmacology and Neuroscience, where students can earn an MS and PhD in that field