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Albany Medical College

Albany Medical College Campus
About
We at Albany Medical Center will continue to develop as a nationally recognized academic health science center. In collaboration with the community, we will provide excellence in education, research, and patient care programs.
Our vision for the future includes a commitment to working with other providers to make comprehensive and advanced clinical services available to the public while emphasizing quality and service. We will be a leader in developing an innovative health care delivery system and educational consortium that respond to the needs of the community.
Albany Medical Center will sustain a working and learning environment that fosters teamwork and commitment to share values and goals. Through sound fiscal management, the Medical Center will be able to enhance its teaching and research programs to be on the forefront of medical knowledge and innovative patient care.
Albany Medical Center is northeastern New York's only academic health sciences center and is one of the largest private employers in the Capital Region.
It incorporates the 651-bed Albany Medical Center Hospital, which offers the widest range of medical and surgical services in the region, and the Albany Medical College, which trains the next generation of doctors, scientists and other healthcare professionals, and which also includes a biomedical research enterprise and the region's largest physicians practice with nearly 400 doctors. Albany Medical Center works with dozens of community partners to improve the region's health and quality of life.
Mission
As an academic health sciences center, Albany Medical Center has a mission of providing excellence in medical education, biomedical research, and patient care. Albany Medical Center has a responsibility to:
-Educate medical students, physicians, biomedical students, and other health care professionals from demographically diverse backgrounds in order to meet the future primary and specialty health care needs of the region and nation;
-Foster biomedical research that leads to scientific advances and the improvement of the health of the public; and
-Provide a broad range of patient services to the people of eastern New York and western New England, including illness-prevention programs, comprehensive care, and the highly complex care associated with academic medical centers.
The mission will be achieved through commitment to the values of Quality, Excellence, Service, Collaboration, Compassion, Integrity, and Fiscal Responsibility.
Statistics
Statistics for accepted applicants (2008-2009)
GPA: 3.58
Science GPA: 3.49
Overall MCAT Score: 30.9
MCAT Written Score: Q
Statistics for accepted applicants (2011-2012)
GPA: 3.6
Science GPA: 3.6
Overall MCAT Score: 32
MCAT Biological (BS) Score: 11
MCAT Physical (PS) Score: 11
MCAT Verbal (VR) Score: 10
MCAT Written Score: Q