AMSNY Announces New Diversity in Medicine Scholarship Recipients

Contact: Jaime Williams, jaime@anatgerstein.com, 914-325-8877                                  New NYS-Sponsored Scholarship Helps Students from Diverse Backgrounds Become Doctors, Close Diversity in Medicine Gap (New York, NY) – Today, the Associated Medical Schools of New York (AMSNY) announced the 10 recipients of the new Diversity in Medicine Scholarship program. The scholarship program was funded this year by the New… Read More

Letter to New York Delegation on NIH Funding

Dear Senator/Representative On behalf of the Associated Medical Schools of New York (AMSNY), which represents New York State’s 16 public and private medical schools, we would like to express our strong concerns about the Administration’s proposed $7.2 billion reduction to the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in the FY2018 budget, and the proposed 10% cap… Read More

Politico New York: Med schools request funding to create scholarships for minority students

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

Statement on Increased NIH Funding From the Associated Medical Schools of New York

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 21, 2015 Contact: Anat Gerstein, 646-321-4400 or anat@anatgerstein.com Statement on Increased NIH Funding From the Associated Medical Schools of New York “New York must capitalize on this larger funding pie.” Jo Wiederhorn, President of the Associated Medical Schools of New York (AMSNY), which represents and acts as a voice for the… Read More

The Buffalo News: UB 'boot camp' helps aspiring minority physicians

African-Americans comprise 13 percent of the American population, but only 4 percent of the physician workforce. In New York State, Hispanics and Latinos comprise more than 18 percent of the population but less than 8 percent of the state’s medical students. These inequities persist to the detriment of all patients, especially those from minority communities…. Read More