Dr. McFarlane is a professor of Medicine, Emergency Medicine, and Radiology who served in several leadership positions including as Medical Director and Chief in the division of Endocrinology as well as Medical Director of Clinical Research in the College of Medicine. His clinical practice and research focused in areas of Diabetes and Cardiovascular Disease as well as Osteoporosis. He also serves as the Director of the Osteoporosis and Bone Densitometry Units at both University Hospital of Brooklyn and Kings County Hospital Center. Dr. McFarlane has served as the Medical Director for the SUNY Downstate Physician Assistant Program since 2008.