Maimonides is a major teaching affiliate of SUNY-Brooklyn, the New York College of Osteopathic Medicine, and St. Georgeâ€™s University. As a major teaching hospital, MMC provides solid undergraduate teaching and offers significant learning opportunities. Its role as a regional teaching center has been further enhanced through its affiliations with other medical institutions in the region, including Coney Island Hospital.
Coney Island Hospital
Coney Island Hospital, a 470-bed public hospital, serves the Brooklyn ocean-front neighborhood famous for its boardwalk and amusement park. Established originally as a first-aid facility for a summer beach resort, Coney Island Hospital is now a major teaching hospital with 50 outpatient clinics serving a patient population of 750,000 that reflects the multicultural diversity of Brooklyn. As a public service hospital it provides residents with a wide variety of learning opportunities and a patient-case mix which is highly diversified. Additionally, Coney Island Hospital has one of New York Cityâ€™s busiest emergency rooms equipped with its own operating room, X-ray and CT scan machinery.
In addition to its graduate medical education affiliations, Maimonides is also an active allied health education center, training physicianâ€™s assistants, pharmacists, physical therapists, radiologists and nurses.
Maimonides serves as an integrated institution in the following programs sponsored by SUNY-Brooklyn: cardio-thoracic surgery, otolaryngology, rehabilitation medicine and pediatric endocrinology.