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Nominations for the President's and SUNY Chancellor's Awards are now open until

December 22, 2023

Academic Affairs

The mission of SUNY Upstate Medical University is to improve the health of the communities we serve through education, biomedical research, and health care.

The Office of Academic Affairs at Upstate relates to all aspects of our mission. The office works behind the scenes and with the president, vice presidents, deans, faculty, and staff across the colleges to support university accreditation, institutional and strategic planning regarding education, and the educational program development and approval process through SUNY and the New York Office of Education.

We also support academic policy development and revision, the measurement of student learning outcomes, the assessment and evaluation of educational programs, the Simulation and Clinical Skills Centers, honorary degrees, various faculty awards, and microcredentials. We work collaboratively with many others who support the academic mission, including the Research Office, the Office of Faculty Affairs and Faculty Development, the Office of Educational Communications, the Student Affairs offices, and Faculty Council (faculty governance).


Lynn Cleary, MD

Vice President's Message

Our office is committed to integrity, quality, and transparency in supporting the academic mission, and to fostering collaboration and collegiality. Please contact us if you have questions or need guidance. We welcome your suggestions or feedback at any time.

Lynn Cleary, MD
Vice President for University Academic Affairs, Compliance and Accreditation

Academic Affairs
Weiskotten Hall
Room 1251
766 Irving Avenue
Syracuse, NY 13210
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Phone: 315 464-5387
Fax: 315 464-5188
Name: Patty Gooden
Email: goodenpa@rassow.net
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