Upstate Medical University Reviews

Updated 31 May 2020

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3.6
74%
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73%
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Upstate Medical University President Gregory L. Eastwood
Gregory L. Eastwood
34 Ratings
Pros
  • "Good benefits, good culture, growing institution(in 16 reviews)

  • "Great benefits, room for growth, great teaching hospitals(in 10 reviews)

Cons
  • "Medbest benefits (vs state or research)(in 4 reviews)

  • "red tape and held back as a new grad(in 3 reviews)

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  1. "Review"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Nys Licensed Physical Therapist 

    I have been working at Upstate Medical University full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    This is a good organization

    Cons

    This can be a very hectic environment

    Upstate Medical University2020-06-01
  2. "love it!"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Staff RN in Syracuse, NY

    I have been working at Upstate Medical University full-time

    Pros

    There's an opportunity for growth and to explore other positions, units, etc.

    Cons

    i can't think of any cons

    Upstate Medical University2020-05-31
  3. "Overall Great Environment"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Registered Nurse 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Upstate Medical University full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Diverse patient population, great coworkers, teaching hospital.

    Cons

    Low pay and no consistent training plan.

    Upstate Medical University2020-05-15
  4. "First Job, Great Start"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Data Coordinator in Syracuse, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Upstate Medical University full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Passionate employees, good starting pay for relative experience, plenty of room for growth

    Cons

    Some lackluster leadership and high leadership turnover p

    Upstate Medical University2020-04-28
  5. "Meh."

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Administrative Assistant in Syracuse, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Upstate Medical University full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    If in a union, job security. Salary. Benefits. If research or Med Best, pass on the jobs.

    Cons

    Toxic environment, back stabbing, lack of respect from superiors.

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    Upstate Medical University2020-02-24
  6. "College of Graduate Studies is a great place to get your PhD."

    3.0
    Current Employee - Graduate Research Assistant 
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Upstate Medical University full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    - Exciting research being done among collaborative investigators. - Most departments are graduate student centric.

    Cons

    - The College of Medicine seems to take precedence. - Frequent turnover of administrative staff throughout Upstate.

    Upstate Medical University2020-02-16
  7. "hit or miss with supervisors, lots of red tape but opportunities if you want them"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Corporate Relations Manager in Syracuse, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Upstate Medical University full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    opportunities to learn, flexible schedule (somewhat)

    Cons

    red tape and held back as a new grad

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    Upstate Medical University2020-01-30
  8. "Solid Health institution"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Office Manager in East Syracuse, NY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Upstate Medical University full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Decent pay Good hours Good time off Good working environment

    Cons

    Not clear direction from upper management Bonus and raises are not prompt or at all

    Upstate Medical University2020-01-22
  9. "Good state benefits"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Clinic Registered Nurse in Syracuse, NY

    I have been working at Upstate Medical University full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    State benefits, improved support of nursing education

    Cons

    Too many layers of management- RNs in the trenches are able to give input but management tends to still do it "their way."

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    Upstate Medical University2019-12-28
  10. "Great place to work"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Manager 

    I have been working at Upstate Medical University full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Great people to work with. Good salaries and room for growth. Nice retirement options.

    Cons

    Traffic and parking can be challenging.

    Upstate Medical University2019-12-20
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