SUNY Downstate Medical Center

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unorganized and useless research hospital

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Former Employee - Postdoctoral Fellow  in  Brooklyn, NY
Former Employee - Postdoctoral Fellow in Brooklyn, NY

Pros

Good benefits for some...
Very helpful personnel at the Research Foundation (phenomenally better than anywhere else in that place)
Living in New York City (also a negative, see below)

Cons

Research is VERY BAD QUALITY
Management is non existent
I wouldn't take my dog to this hospital for treatment
Very high crime rate in the neighbourhood of the hospital/medical school
If you want to bury your research career go ahead and join Downstate!

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Take care of people who actually WORK and get rid of people that just hang out doing nothing...

Doesn't Recommend
Negative Outlook
No opinion of CEO

Other reviews for SUNY Downstate Medical Center

  1.  

    Experience: initially poor, improving though

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Brooklyn, NY
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Brooklyn, NY

    Pros

    People are courteous. Seldom pull overtime or weekend work.

    Cons

    Poor financial condition. No mobility for job advancement. Neighborhood is terrible. Limited resources for self-improvement. A manana culture prevails

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Excellent experience.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Brooklyn, NY
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Brooklyn, NY

    Pros

    Multi-faceted environment - working in an academic medical center. Opportunity to work with business, clinical, research, and academic professionals all on the same campus.

    Cons

    Government salaries less than private sector.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    More Town Hall meetings would be nice.

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
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