Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, often known as P&S, is a graduate school of Columbia University that is located in the Columbia University Medical Center in the Washington Heights neighborhood of Manhattan. Founded in 1767 by Samuel Bard as the medical department of King's College (now Columbia University), the College of Physicians and Surgeons was the first medical school in the thirteen colonies and hence, the United States, to award the Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) degree. Beginning in 1993, P&S also was the first U.S. medical school to hold a White Coat Ceremony.
P&S runs more than 10 centers and institutes like the Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center and the Columbia Summer Research Institute. The school also runs the Institute of Human Nutrition and offers other programs including the highly ranked Occupational Therapy Program.
Columbia is ranked 8th amongst research-oriented medical schools in the United States and ranked 43rd for primary care by U.S. News and World Report. It is currently ranked 5th amongst medical schools in the world by the Academic Ranking of World Universities (Clinical Medicine, 2012). The college also has the highest tuition of any private medical school in the United States.
The following is the list of scholars from Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons who currently serve as editors for one or more SciTechnol journals.
The following is the list of scholars from Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons who published one or more articles in SciTechnol journals.