Tag: suny-downstate

Op-ed | The state of healthcare in Central Brooklyn

SUNY Downstate

Mar. 5, 2024 By Khari Edwards

As a native Brooklynite, I know firsthand the gem Downstate Hospital has been to our community. Over the years we have seen so many of our local healthcare facilities forced to operate over capacity and underfunded, but SUNY Downstate was always different, or so we thought.

Beleaguered SUNY Downstate facing slash in services, possible closure under new plan

SUNY Downstate

Jan. 24, 2024 By Isabel Song Beer After years of chronic underfunding and structural issues at SUNY Downstate University Hospital, Gov. Kathy Hochul has ordered the institution to come up with a wide-ranging plan to keep the facility above water — but the healthcare union United University Professions warns the plan could have devastating effects on hospital workers and patients, and may even force the hospital to close.  SUNY Downstate Hospital —which is part of the second largest medical school in the state, and is the only state-run hospital in New York City — has been facing financial challenges for…
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SUNY Downstate hosts talk on colonial legacy in neurosurgery

Feb. 24, 2023 By Aidan Graham

SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University held a talk on the racist legacy left by the colonial mindset that continues to harm neurosurgical outcomes for Black communities, both in the United States and around the globe.