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UB Post-Bac Program Director Recognized with Award of Excellence

The program director of the state’s first program designed to diversity New York’s physician workforce has been recognized with a staff award of excellence for promoting inclusion and cultural diversity at the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at the University at Buffalo. The 27-year-old post-baccalaureate program, supported by the Associated Medical Schools of New… Read More

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

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