SUNY Upstate Medical University BS Program in Medical Technology Program History (Yrs. In Existence) 1. The Baccalaureate Program in Medical Technology has been in continuous operation at the State University of New York at Syracuse since 1965. 2. The SUNY Upstate Medical University is accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools. The Program in Medical Technology is registered through the New York State Department of Education (NYSED) approved for distance education and designated as a licensure qualifying program. It is also accredited by National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS). Additionally, all educational programs at SUNY Upstate Medical University are approved by the Veterans Administration for the training if veterans under Public Law 98-358. 3. The Program consists of two years (60 credits) of prerequisite college work transferred in and coupled with the five semester curriculum at Upstate Medical University (a 2+2 program). The majority of the senior year is spent in clinical rotations. Number of Faculty 1. There are 6 full time faculty in the Dept of Clinical Laboratory Science supporting the following programs: 1. BS Program in Medical Technology 2. BS Program in Medical Biotechnology 3. MS Program in Medical Technology 2. Clinical faculty are used in clinical rotation, as occasional lecturers, and as research advisors. Number of Students 1. Currently, we have the following student enrollment : 1. BS in Medical Technology – 33 2. BS in Medical Biotechnology – 9 3. MS in Medical Technology - 10 Graduation Rate (Increase/Decline) 1. Our graduation rate in the BS Program in Medical Technology in 2007 was 7/8 (88%). Since then our graduation rate has been 100% 1. 2008 – 7/7 (100%) 2. 2009 – 9/9 (100%) 3. 2010 – 16/16 (100%) 4. 2011 – 11/11 (100%) 5. 2012 - _/9 6. 2013 - _/21 Enrollment Rate (Increase/Decline) 1. We accept a maximum of 20 fulltime students between the Medical Technology and Medical Biotechnology Programs. The ratio is based is student interest and applications each year. Our admissions history is as follows; 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 2005 – 12 2006 – 11 2007 – 13 2008 – 20 2009 – 14 2010 – 17 2011 - 20 Program Director 1. Susan S. Graham, M.S., MT(ASCP)SHCM Enrollment is largest in what area of study 1. Our largest enrollment is in our BS program in Medical Technology. Our MS Program in Medical Technology is concentrated in one discipline (Microbiology, Hematology, or Chemistry). What department/school houses your program, school of biomedical science, allied health, etc. 1. Our Department is housed within the College of Health Professions, one of four Colleges on our campus. What, if any external partners to you work with, area hospitals, laboratories, etc. 1. We work with the following clinical partners: 1. University Hospital at SUNY Upstate Medical University – Syracuse, NY 2. Laboratory Alliance of Central NY – Liverpool/Syracuse, NY 3. Bassett Healthcare – Cooperstown, NY 4. Samaritan Hospital – Watertown, NY 5. VA Hospital – Syracuse, NY 6. Lewis County General Hospital – Lowville, NY 7. St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center – Utica, NY 8. Auburn Memorial Hospital – Auburn, NY 9. United Healthcare )Wilson Hospital – Binghamton, NY *We are also expanding to more locations in the North Country. 2. Our Medical Biotechnology Program partners with: 1. University Hospital at SUNY Upstate Medical University – Syracuse, NY 2. Bristol Meyer Squibb – Syracuse, NY 3. Ortho Clinical Diagnostics – Rochester, NY 4. Masonic Medical Research Laboratory – Utica, NY 5. AdvanDx – Boston, MA Training Capacity 1. We currently enroll 20 students each year (total 40), combined, between the Medical Technology and Medical Biotechology BS programs. We offer part time study as an option, which is reflected in our total numbers. 1. We are pursuing distance education and simulation initiatives to expand our ability to offer our programs to underserved areas. 2. Our MS program typically enrolls 6 – 10 students per year.