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Renaissance School of Medicine at Stony Brook University

Medical School

Mailing Address
101 Nicolls Road
Health Sciences Center, Level 4
Stony Brook, New York 11794
Phone
(631) 444-2113
School Information
The Renaissance School of Medicine at Stony Brook University was founded in 1971. Furthermore, "Renaissance School of Medicine trains more than 500 medical students and over 750 medical residents and fellows each year. The School consists of eight basic science and 17 clinical departments. Its responsibilities include the preclinical and clinical education of students in the five schools of the Health Sciences – the School of Medicine, the School of Dental Medicine, the School of Nursing, the School of Social Welfare and the School of Health Technology and Management – as well as the Program in Public Health/MPH, plus the instruction of students across other schools in the University. The School provides graduate, post-graduate and continuing education degrees" (Source: https://renaissance.stonybrookmedicine.edu/about/medical-education).
General Information
The Renaissance School of Medicine already offers implicit bias training and has committed to continuing such training. The medical school also will focus on recruitment of minority groups. It was explicitly mentioned in the Statement on Anti-Racism that the school will hone in on developing an anti-racist campus. See developments below:

Actions Taken

Admissions Policies
  • The school will "improve underrepresented recruitment by providing financial assistance in the application process" and "mentor and sponsor members of underrepresented groups to pursue a career as physician-scientists."
Anti-Racism, Bias, and Diversity Training
  • The school intends to "implement continuing implicit bias training for MSTP leadership, interviewers, and students."
Symbolic Actions
  • In the school's Statement on Anti-Racism, a commitment was made to "build a healthier and more anti-racist environment that values the contributions and well-being of students from underrepresented groups in medicine."
  • The school will "promote and value diverse representation of people at every level, including hiring diverse faculty."
  • The school will "discuss health disparities and systemic racism in our MSTP journal club and clinician scientist dinners."
Last updated November 20th, 2022
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