AMSNY Fact Sheet: Biomedical Research in New York State (2016)

New York State is home to one of the strongest biomedical research communities in the world. With sixteen medical schools, over 100 teaching hospitals, and other top quality research institutions, New York scientists are conducting some of the most cutting-edge exciting research. These institutions are working independently, as well as collaboratively, to maximize their research… Read More

State Budget Includes $20M Investment in Med School Research Funding, $500,000 for Med School Scholarships for Students Underrepresented in Medicine

Monday, April 10, 2017 AMSNY: Investment Will Improve Health Outcomes, Create Jobs Statewide (New York, NY) – The Associated Medical Schools of New York (AMSNY) applaud Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature for the just-passed FY2018 state budget that includes a significant investment in medical school research, as part of the state’s… Read More

AMSNY: President’s Proposed Cut to National Institutes of Health Endangers the Future of Biomedical Research and Economy of New York’s Health Care Sector

(New York, NY) — Today, President Trump proposed slashing the National Institutes of Health (NIH) budget by $5.8 billion, an 18% loss in funding, as part of his America First: A Budget Blueprint to Make America Great Again. NIH funding is an essential element to New York State’s health care and economic sectors, and this… Read More

New York’s 16 Medical Schools Call on State Legislature to Earmark $50 Million of Life Sciences Funding; Offer to Match State Investment in Biomedical Research 2:1

(New York, NY) – The Associated Medical Schools of New York is urging the New York State Legislature to dedicate $50 million of the $650 million allocated to the life sciences sector in the 2017-2018 Executive Budget, to the state’s 16 medical schools. That investment would enable medical schools to create high paying jobs and… Read More

AMSNY Fact Sheet: Diversity in Medicine (2017)

The Associated Medical Schools of New York (AMSNY) supports programs across the educational continuum to expand the pool of students choosing careers in medicine and other health professions. The programs, which are mainly housed within New York State’s medical schools, are supported through a grant from the State Department of Health, with additional financial assistance… Read More

Albany Times Union: Letter – Schools in state address shortage

THE OBSERVATION DECK Schools in state address shortage By Letters to the editor on October 19, 2016 at 2:36 AM In the commentary “Shortage of doctors treatable,” Oct. 4, the author gets the facts wrong. No New York-based medical school has called for a ban on foreign medical schools’ paid clerkships. But, to be clear,… Read More

AMSNY CALLS ON STATE TO FUND NEW SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM TO INCREASE DIVERSITY IN MEDICINE

Jaime Nieto, M.D., Director of Neurosurgery, New York Presbyterian Queens Hospital Dr. Nieto came to the U.S. from Colombia at age 19 without fluency in English. Undaunted, he graduated from Mercy College with a B.S. in Biology just a few years later and was determined to become a physician. SUNY Upstate Medical University recognized his… Read More