AMNSY CALLS FOR STATE INVESTMENT IN “SMALL BUSINESS” MEDICAL SCHOOL LABS THAT ARE HUGE BOON TO ECONOMY The Associated Medical Schools of New York requests $50 million to support economic growth of the biomedical sector; NY’s medical schools will match funding 2:1 (New York, NY) – The Associated Medical Schools of New York calls on… Read More
Medical schools have familiar request, but for a new purpose By DAN GOLDBERG 5:38 a.m. | Feb. 8, 2016 The group representing New York medical schools is once again asking the state for $50 million to invest in biomedical research, a request that has fallen on deaf ears for the past two years. This year’s… Read More
Med schools request funding to create scholarships for minority students Jo Wiederhorn. (AMSNY)TweetShare on FacebookPrint By DAN GOLDBERG 5:27 a.m. | Jan. 19, 2016follow this reporter New York’s medical schools are asking the state Legislature for money to create a scholarship program that would help pay tuition for minority students. The Associated Medical Schools of… Read More
The concern among U.S. medical school deans is growing because of competition from offshore medical schools. Read more here.
“There have been quite a bit of cutbacks throughout the research grant awards in the federal process,” AMSNY CEO Jo Wiederhorn said. “Other states have started putting large amounts of money into programs to recruit researchers from other states.” Read more here.
The Associated Medical Schools of New York is renewing its request for the state to invest millions of dollars in the NYSTAR Faculty Development Program, an initiative that aims to recruit and retain biomedical researchers. Jo Wiederhorn, president and C.E.O. of the Associated Medical Schools of New York, a consortium of the state’s 16 public… Read More
Between 2002-2009, the Foundation for Science, Technology and Innovation (NYSTAR), a division of Empire State Development, sponsored the Faculty Development Program (FDP) in order to assist New York State colleges and universities in recruiting and retaining high profile and well-funded scientists. Funding for the FDP was gradually diminished, and eliminated from the state budget in… Read More
Jo Wiederhorn, president and chief executive of the Associated Medical Schools of New York, advocates for New York state’s 16 medical and five dental schools. Medical academia contributes $85 billion a year to the state economy, but it is also confronting a shortage of doctors and a backlash against rising health costs. Read the interview… Read More
New York trains more doctors than any state. But most leave once they have their M.D. to practice medicine elsewhere. Not a good shortage to have with Obamacare feeding new patients into New York’s health system. Read more here.