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OP-ED: Curb overseas med schools

OP-ED Curb overseas med schools By Jo Wiederhorn CommentsEmail 541 New York state’s 16 medical schools, with nearly 10,500 enrolled students, educate 10% of the nation’s physicians. Our medical schools have long been at the forefront of advancing diversity in our health care workforce—15% of medical students in the state are from underrepresented minority groups—and… Read More

CEO Jo Wiederhorn on WCNY Capitol Pressroom

CAPITOL PRESSROOM Feb. 23, 2016: Barbara Bowen and Sen. Krueger, Jo Wiederhorn, Richard Ravitch, Anderson Breakfast by ALYSSA PLOCK February 23, 2016 Barbara Bowen, the President of the Professional Staff Congress – CUNY, and Sen. Liz Krueger (D – Manhattan) discussed budget cuts for CUNY and a push by the union for a “yes” vote… Read More

AMNSY CALLS FOR STATE INVESTMENT IN “SMALL BUSINESS” MEDICAL SCHOOL LABS THAT ARE HUGE BOON TO ECONOMY

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

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

Capital Tonight: Increasing Diversity in Medicine

Medical school is expensive. So, the Associated Medical Schools of New York is hoping to make it more affordable for all. The organization is calling for a state-funded diversity in medicine scholarship program, assisting students from economically and educationally underserved areas. Doctor David Milling, Senior Associate Dean for Student and Academic Affairs at the University… Read More

AMSNY's Jo Wiederhorn on WCNY Capitol Pressroom

Jo Wiederhorn, President and CEO of the Associated Medical Schools of New York, speaks with Susan Arbetter on Capitol Pressroom about the underrepresentation of minorities in the medical profession, and AMSNY’s call for the expansion of diveristy in medicine programming with new scholarship. Listen to the segment here, at 36:20.