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Final Rights

Reclaiming the American Way of Death

New York

Union University
Albany Medical College

47 New Scotland Ave.
Albany, NY 12208

518-262-5379

www.amc.edu/AnatomicalGift/index.html

Moderate to high need
Cost to family: transportation beyond 130 miles
Prior enrollment: not required
Over-enrollment: shared
Disposition: cremation; return of cremains by request
Body rejection: decomposition, contagious and communicable diseases, trauma, obesity, emaciation

 

Yeshiva University
Albert Einstein College of Medicine

1300 Morris Park Avenue
Bronx, NY 10461

718-430-3142

www.einstein.yu.edu/asb/page.aspx?id=13664

Always needed
Cost to family: transportation beyond 50 miles or out of state
Prior enrollment: not required
Over-enrollment: shared
Disposition: cremation; return of cremains by request
Body rejection: standard*

 

SUNY Downstate Medical Center
Depart. Cell Biology – Box 5
450 Clarkson Avenue
Brooklyn NY 11203

718-270-1419

www.downstate.edu/cellbiology/gift.html

Moderate need
Cost to family: transportation beyond five city boroughs, Long Island and adjacent counties
Prior enrollment: preferred
Over-enrollment: shared
Disposition: cremation; return of cremains by request
Body rejection: standard,* previous embalming

 

S.U.N.Y
Anatomical Gift Program
225 Farber Hall, Rm. 225
3435 Main Street
Buffalo, NY 14214-3000

716-829-2913

http://wings.buffalo.edu/smbs/agp/

Moderate need
Cost to family: transportation beyond 100 miles
Prior enrollment: preferred
Over-enrollment: shared
Disposition: cremation; return of cremains by request
Body rejection: standard,* previous embalming

 

NY Chiropractic College
Glen Head, NY 11545
Repeated requests for information have not been returned from this school.

City University of NY, Mt. Sinai
New York, NY 10029
Repeated requests for information have not been returned from this school.

 

Columbia University
College of Physicians and Surgeons

630 West 168th St.
New York, NY 10032

212-305-3451

Cost to family: transportation beyond 100 miles
Prior enrollment: not required
Over-enrollment: shared
Disposition: cremation; return of cremains by request and at the expense of the family
Body rejection: standard,* under 21, previous embalming

 

Weill Cornell Medical College
Division of Anatomy
1300 York Ave. Box 47
New York, NY 10065

212-746-5677

http://weill.cornell.edu/education/programs/ bod_don_pro.html

Moderate to high need
Cost to family: transportation beyond 60 miles
Prior enrollment: not required
Over-enrollment: not occurred
Disposition: cremation; return of cremains by request
Body rejection: standard*

 

New York University
School of Medicine

New York, NY 10016

212-263-5378

Always needed
Cost to family: transportation outside Manhattan, case by case
Prior enrollment: not required
Over-enrollment: not occurred
Disposition: burial or cremation; return by request
Body rejection: standard,* previous embalming

 

New York Institute of Technology
New York College of Osteopathic Med
.
Old Westbury, NY 11568
Repeated requests for information have not been returned from this school.

 

University of Rochester
School of Medicine

601 Elmwood Avenue
Rochester, New York 14642

585-275-2592 eves: 585-275-2270

www.urmc.rochester.edu/smd/education/oer/forms/ anatomical_gift_program/index.cfm

Moderate need
Cost to family: transportation outside Monroe Co.
Prior enrollment: not required
Over-enrollment: not occurred
Disposition: cremation; return of cremains by request
Body rejection: standard,* obesity

 

S.U.N.Y
School of Medicine

Stonybrook, NY 11794

631-444-3111

www.anat.stonybrook.edu/grossanatomy/ bodydonation

Moderate need
Cost to family: transportation outside Long Island
Prior enrollment: not required
Over-enrollment: shared
Disposition: cremation; return of cremains by request
Body rejection: standard,* under 16, previous embalming, obesity

 

S.U.N.Y
Health Sciences Center/Syracuse

Dept. of Anatomy & Cell Biology
750 E. Adams St.
Syracuse, NY 13210

315-464-4348

www.upstate.edu/cdb/donor/

Moderate need
Cost to family: transportation over 100 miles but check first
Prior enrollment: preferred
Over-enrollment: shared
Disposition: cremation; return of cremains by request
Body rejection: standard,* under 18, obesity

 

New York Medical College
Dept. of Cell Biology & Anatomy

Valhalla, NY 10595

914-594-4025
845-735-4849 nights/weekends

www.nymc.edu/depthome/academic/ cellbio/body_bequeathal.asp

Urgent need
Cost to family: transportation beyond 50 miles
Prior enrollment: not required
Over-enrollment: not occurred
Disposition: cremation; return of cremains by request
Body rejection: standard,* previous embalming, obesity, recent surgery

* autopsy, decomposition, mutilation, severe burn victim, meningitis, hepatitis, AIDS, and other contagious or communicable diseases

This material was collected during the research for “Final Rights: Reclaiming the American Way of Death,” Copyright Carlson and Slocum, 2011, Upper Access Books, Hinesburg, VT, All rights reserved. If you quote from this information, please give full credit and a link to this site. For any further permissions, contact info@upperaccess.com .

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