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Centers and Resources

Overview

Facilities that reflect modern medicine

Located in a $100 million state-of-the-art facility along with the professional schools of nursing and health sciences, the Frank H. Netter MD School of Medicine offers its students simulation laboratories, examination and patient assessment rooms, high-tech classrooms, operating rooms, and extensive electronic resources — and the opportunity to rotate through departments at not just one affiliated hospital but a half-dozen, each with its own culture and perpsective.

The School of Medicine’s three Institutes of Excellence regularly conduct deep academic research in the areas of primary care, rehabilitation medicine and global public health. The institutes allow students to devote themselves to the study and practice of these specific areas of medicine, and also provides them with additional academic resources and opportunities for professional development.

Featured Facilities

A place for hands-on, high-touch, industry-standard learning


Our Center for Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences, located on Quinnipiac’s beautiful North Haven Campus, brings together all of the elements of a flexible, thoughtfully designed, team-oriented learning environment. It nurtures and reinforces a core goal shared by all of the three schools: to graduate health care practitioners who will be the driving force for a more collaborative, efficient, patient-centered health care system.

The Center for Interprofessional Healthcare Education offers innovative opportunities for students to learn and practice together, including simulated team-based learning exercises, interdisciplinary grand rounds and clinical rotations. The Student Ethics Committee, which mirrors all of the functions of multidisciplinary hospital ethics committees, further prepares students in medicine, nursing and the health sciences for a cooperative, team-based approach to patient care.

The inaugural class at the Frank H. Netter MD School of Medicine prepares for their introduction to human anatomy on November 8, 2013.

Future of patient care

The inaugural class at the Frank H. Netter MD School of Medicine prepares for their introduction to human anatomy on November 8, 2013.

By The Numbers


325K


Square Feet

Including 24 teaching labs, 26 seminar and team-study rooms, 48 pro-section stations, and an operating room suite with two high-fidelity simulation rooms.

16


Standardized Patient Rooms

Simulating outpatient clinical offices and providing a realistic environment for medical students to learn clinical skills.

Partnerships

Beyond North Haven, Connecticut


Our principal clinical partners include St. Vincent’s Medical Center in Bridgeport, which counts more than 150 physicians on the School of Medicine clinical faculty, and Trinity Health, part of a national network whose regional flagship is Hartford’s St. Francis Hospital and Medical Center, and whose 92 acute-care hospitals and 51 home care and hospice agencies help make it the fourth-largest not-for-profit health care system in the U.S.  We have affiliations with seven additional Connecticut-based hospitals and medical centers, creating a robust clinical teaching resource and a range of opportunities for our medical students to experience different clinical settings and cultures. Ours is a focused education with a remarkably broad view.

St. Vincent's Medical Center, Bridgeport, CT
Frank H. Netter MD School of Medicine principal clinical partner

Image supplied by St. Vincent's February 2013 and cleared for use only when accompanied by a copyright/credit statement

St. Vincent's Medical Center, Bridgeport, CT

Quinnipiac maintains partnerships with many hospitals, continuing care facilities and other clinical locations throughout Connecticut and Massachusetts.

Experience and mentoring

Numerous clinical locations put students side by side with veteran physicians and health care professionals from a range of specialties.

Centers and Institutes

Our Center for Interprofessional Health Care Education offers innovative opportunities for students in our Schools of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences to learn and practice together, identify effective delivery options and enhance each other's clinical skills. It's a way of sharing knowledge across disciplines and encouraging creative problem solving in a way that leads to new best practices.

The School of Medicine is also home to three institutes for excellence that serve as a support system for our mission of teaching, research and service. The institutes address three essential practice areas, including primary care, rehabilitation medicine and global public health.

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