Cooperstown, N.Y. – Three students have been selected as grand prize essay winners as part of the UpClose Cardiac Surgery program at Bassett Medical Center. The UpClose program teaches students about the importance of regular exercise, avoiding tobacco use and eatin... read more
Bassett Medical Center, the foundation for the Bassett Healthcare Network, is a 180-bed, acute care inpatient teaching facility in Cooperstown, New York. Bassett offers 24-hour emergency and trauma care, comprehensive cancer and heart care, dialysis, and most medical and surgical specialties. The Bassett Clinic is located on the same campus as the medical center and provides outpatient primary and specialty care. The medical center also provides postgraduate residency training programs in Medicine and Surgery and maintains a strong academic program through its affiliation with Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons (P & S). In 2009, Bassett became a medical school campus of Columbia P & S. The Bassett Research Institute, located on the medical center campus, conducts programs in clinical science, and population and public health studies.