Bioethics Center

Educational Partnerships

The Gitenstein Institute for Health Law and Policy

The Gitenstein Institute for Health Law and Policy offers exceptional, highly motivated students the opportunity to become influential thought leaders and help pave the way for positive change in the U.S. health care system through innovative and multidisciplinary learning experiences.

The Institute’s mission includes developing and implementing new methods for training students to broaden access to quality health care for everyone and to create a more just health care system. In meeting these goals, the Institute employs an approach aimed at teaching, scholarship, community outreach, and the development of policy initiatives. Read more about the Institute.

Hofstra’s Master in Public Health (MPH)

Hofstra’s MPH offers an innovative curriculum and advanced training for the next generation of public health professionals. The program combines the expertise and resources of the School of Education, the School of Health Professions and Human Services, the Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell, and Northwell Health, and features faculty from both the medical school and senior executives at Northwell Health. Read more about the MPH program.

Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell

Established in 2008, the Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell was founded by two equal partners: Hofstra University and Northwell Health. The School of Medicine is built upon the strong clinical and graduate medical education programs of Northwell Health, as well as the robust research and academic programs of Hofstra University and Northwell’s Feinstein Institute for Medical Research. For three years in a row, the Zucker School of Medicine has been recognized among the top medical schools nationwide for medical research (2017, 2018, 2019, U.S. News & World Report’s Best Graduate Schools). The institution comprises more than 3,000 faculty members across 25 academic departments and enrolls a diverse community of over 400 students. For more information, visit