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47 New Scotland Ave
Albany , New York 12208-3479

Disability Resource Office

43 New Scotland Ave.
Albany, NY 12208
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About Albany Medical College

Albany Medical College, located in Albany, New York, is a prestigious not-for-profit, private institution renowned for its excellence in medical education and research. Established in 1839, it holds a rich history of producing highly skilled medical professionals and is considered one of the oldest medical schools in the United States.

As a four-year institution, Albany Medical College offers a comprehensive curriculum that equips students with the knowledge and skills necessary to excel in the medical field. The college prioritizes a multidisciplinary approach to education, fostering an environment where collaboration and teamwork are encouraged among students, faculty, and staff. This ensures that graduates are well-prepared to navigate the complexities of healthcare and provide optimal patient care.

One of the standout features of Albany Medical College is its emphasis on clinical experiences. The college is affiliated with Albany Medical Center, a world-class academic medical center that serves as a teaching hospital for students. This affiliation allows students to gain hands-on experience in a diverse range of medical specialties and work closely with experienced physicians, surgeons, and medical professionals.

Furthermore, Albany Medical College is known for its strong research program. The college is home to numerous research centers and institutes, where faculty and students engage in cutting-edge research to advance medical knowledge and improve patient outcomes. Research opportunities are readily available, and students have the chance to collaborate with renowned researchers and contribute to groundbreaking discoveries.

Located in Albany, New York, Albany Medical College enjoys a prime location in the state’s capital city. Albany offers a vibrant and dynamic setting, combining the charm of a historic city with a thriving modern atmosphere. The city boasts a diverse cultural scene, with numerous museums, galleries, and theaters to explore. Students have ample opportunities to immerse themselves in the arts, music, and theater culture that Albany has to offer.

Additionally, Albany serves as a hub for healthcare, with several major hospitals and medical centers located in the area. This presents students with unique opportunities for clinical rotations, internships, and potential employment prospects in the future. The surrounding area is rich in resources, creating a conducive environment for students pursuing medical education and research.

As a not-for-profit institution, Albany Medical College is dedicated to serving the community and addressing local healthcare needs. The college actively engages in outreach programs, health initiatives, and community service, making a positive impact on the lives of individuals in Albany and beyond.

In summary, Albany Medical College is a distinguished institution renowned for its long-standing history, distinguished faculty, and commitment to excellence in medical education and research. Students at Albany Medical College benefit from a comprehensive curriculum, extensive clinical experiences, and opportunities to engage in groundbreaking research. Situated in the vibrant city of Albany, students also have access to a diverse cultural scene and a thriving healthcare community.

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Disability Accommodations

Services Provided

      • Notetaking Assistance
      • Exam Accomodations
      • Alternate Learning Material Formats (e-text, large print, etc.)
      • Scribe Services
      • Qualified Readers
      • Assistive technologies (screen readers, voice input, etc.)
      • Qualified Sign Language Interpreters
      • Text-Based Accommodations (CART or C-Print)

      Services Provided

          • Degree Curriculum Substitutions
          • Priority Enrollment
          • Reduced courseload
          • Medical leave
          • Residence Hall Accommodations

          Campus Accessibility

          Accessible Level

              • Student Health Services
              • Mental Health Support Services
              • The library(ies)
              • Institution Online Platforms
              • Recreational and Athletic Facilities
              • Student Community Center and Other Common Gathering Areas
              • Primary Educational Facilities Used for Classes
              • Entertainment and Event Facilities
              • On-Campus Transit
              • Close Off-Campus Transit
              • Student Housing
              • Essential Administrative Offices (financial aid, registration, students services, career counseling, etc.)

              Services Provided

                  • Dietary Meal Plan Accommodations
                  • Service and Emotional Support Animals
                  • Study Abroad Program Accommodations
                  • Internship, Externship, Field Placement, or other For-Credit, Off-Campus Work Experience Accommodations