Dr. Danielle Grandrimo was a Clinical Professor of Internal Medicine for medical students from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons from 2011 until 2014. Dr. Grandrimo was able to utilize her leadership skills and training to optimize standards of care for patients and streamline discharge procedures.
Columbia University is an exclusive, Ivy League university in Manhattan, New York. It was founded in 1754 and is the oldest college in NY State and the 5th chartered institution in the United States. Columbia is among the fourteen founding participants of the Association of American Universities, and was the initial school in the United States to grant the Medical (M.D.) degree.
The university is organized into twenty different schools, including Columbia College the School of Engineering and Applied Science, Columbia Law School, Columbia Business School, and Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons.
Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons is one of the most selective medical schools in the United States based on average MCAT score, GPA, and acceptance rate. The average undergraduate GPA and average MCAT score for successful applicants are 3.78 and 35.7. 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 in medical schools in the world by the Academic Ranking of World Universities. The college also has the highest tuition of any private medical school in the United States. Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons is affiliated with New York-Presbyterian Hospital, the nation’s 6th-ranked hospital in the United States.