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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

WABC Tiempo interview on Diversity in Medicine

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

WXXI News: NY Biomedical Researchers Call for Sustainable Sources of Funding

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.