(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 email@example.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
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.
The gift is the second largest in the history of University at Buffalo. A $30 million donation makes a statement to faculty and researchers at other medical schools, and to undergraduates applying to medical school, that something noteworthy is happening at UB, said Jo Wiederhorn, president and CEO of the Associated Medical Schools of New… Read More
Public Relations Committee” Violeta Contreras Ramirez just graduated top of her class from The City College of New York. The 23-year-old now spends her summer conducting brain research thanks to diversity in medicine programs. Learn more about her story here (3rd segment):http://7online.com/uncategorized/tiempo-watch-this-weeks-show/31525/ Licence Cash Advance
Advancement in medicine comes through collaboration, “And there needs to be a partnership between the federal government, the state governments and the research institutions (the academic medical centers) themselves to push this agenda forward.” – Jo Wiederhorn, President and CEO of the Associated Medical Schools of New York. Read more here.