History of SUNY Upstate Medical University

At the time of its founding, the Medical Institution at Geneva College was the seventh medical school established in New York State. Today, the medical school lives on as the State University of New York (SUNY) Upstate Medical University, the second oldest surviving medical school in New York, behind Columbia University College of Medicine, and the sixteenth oldest surviving medical school in North America.

This exhibition is an abbreviated history of Upstate Medical University  from its beginnings as Geneva Medical College through the present day. It tracks the various names assigned to the University over the years and features information on key events, new buildings, administration, and major curriculum and program changes.

History of SUNY Upstate Medical University Timeline

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