Stony Brook University Medical Center Trauma Center 24 Research Way, East Setauket, NY11733 The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) ranked the Stony Brook University Medical Center Trauma Center…More service the top four percent in the nation in 2008. SBUMC's Trauma Center is the only Level I trauma center in Suffolk County, meaning that patients will receive the most comprehensive trauma care in the area. With doctors and nurses specifically trained in trauma and critical care cases, the emergency-unit features the Chest Pain Center, the Comprehensive Psychiatric Emergency Program, the EMS Program (with ground and helicopter transport), the Patient Transfer Center and a Pediatric Emergency Department. The unit handles more than 76,000 emergency visits per year.
Stony Brook University, founded in 1957, is part of the State University of New York and one of the state's…More premier educational institutions. It is ranked among the top 200 universities worldwide by the <i>London Times Higher Education-QS World University Ranking</i><i>s</i>. It features an acclaimed medical school and hospital, and offers programs in the arts, journalism, business, engineering and applied sciences, marine and atmospheric sciences, dental medicine, nursing, health technology and management, social welfare and more. Among its decorated faculty -- including three Nobel Prize winners -- 98 percent hold either a doctoral degree or the highest degree in their field.</p>
<p>Students enjoy a variety of campus activities, organizations, quads equipped with fitness and computing centers, and dorm rooms outfitted with cable TV and high-speed Internet.</p>
<p>The university's reach extends beyond its 1,454-acre campus in Stony Brook, with a nearby research and development park, campuses in Southampton and Manhattan and a business incubator in Calverton. Together with the nonprofit organization Battelle, Stony Brook University comanages Brookhaven National Laboratory for the U.S. Department of Energy, affording faculty and students valuable research experience.</p>