Outstanding Education

Goal One: Provide Outstanding Education

Provide an outstanding education

NOTE: For each goal, dedicated teams have identified the strategies that are essential for Upstate to continually achieve the outcome. Progress will be measured by the metrics identified below each strategy.

  1. Demonstrate academic excellence in our programs
    • Qualifications of incoming students
      (GPA, GRE, MCAT)
      • Mean GPA (all students)
      • Mean GRE scores (COGS)
      • MCAT
    • Academic performance of enrolled trainees
      (GPA, USMLE Board Scores, GME accreditation cycle lengths)
      • GPA - Undergraduate
      • GPA - Graduate (Not MD and DPT in 2010)
      • USMLE Board Scores (MD)
    • Student satisfaction rate
      • Upstate has Met or Exceeded Expectations
    • Student graduation/retention rate
  2. Grow enrollment; align undergraduate and graduate programs to meet workforce needs
    • College of Medicine
    • College of Nursing
    • College of Health Professions
    • College of Graduate Studies
    • Other than NY State residents
  3. Provide seamless and effective pathways for success
    • Number of incoming students from SUNY
  4. Recruit/retain outstanding faculty to improve student to faculty ratio
    • AAMC targets COM