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
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 Associated Medical Schools of New York is lobbying the state legislature to boost its funding for fiscal 2017. The organization, which represents 16 public and private medical schools throughout the state, is requesting $2.4 million for scholarships and diversity initiatives, up from $1.6 million last year. The bulk of the money, $2 million, would… Read More
(New York, NY) – The Associated Medical Schools of New York (AMSNY), a not for profit organization that represents the 16 medical schools in New York State, is calling on the state legislature to create a new scholarship program to enable more students from backgrounds traditionally underrepresented in medicine to attend medical school. AMSNY is… Read More
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 21, 2015 Contact: Anat Gerstein, 646-321-4400 or firstname.lastname@example.org 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
It’s disappointing to see that under-representation in medicine is so persistent, as these inequities persist to the detriment of patients from minority communities. Read more here.
Medical school applicants and enrollees have reached an all time high. The message is out that as more Americans gain access to healthcare more doctors are desperately needed, but what’s also needed is more diversity among those enrolling. Read more and watch the video here.
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
The program, run by Associated Medical Schools of New York, gives students from underrepresented and economically disadvantaged communities a shot at attending medical school. Read more here.
The concern among U.S. medical school deans is growing because of competition from offshore medical schools. Read more here.