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Crain's NY Business: Triaging New York's doctor shortage

Jo Wiederhorn, president and chief executive of the Associated Medical Schools of New York, advocates for New York state’s 16 medical and five dental schools. Medical academia contributes $85 billion a year to the state economy, but it is also confronting a shortage of doctors and a backlash against rising health costs. Read the interview… Read More

AMSNY Deans Support NIH Funding

Government Relations Committee” The Associated Medical Schools of New York (AMSNY) held its annual Washington DC Advocacy Days July 29th and 30th. The Deans and government relations representatives from over half of AMSNY’s member institutions met with Senators and Congressmen, and their staffs, from nine states and both political parties to stress the need for… Read More

Capital New York: In the race for star medical researchers, N.Y. goes slow

In March, many of the state’s most esteemed doctors and medical school officials traveled to Albany to ask for approximately $100 million to recruit and retain top medical research scientists. When the budget came out in April, they found out what they got: $650,000. Read more here. (Capital New York is now POLITICO New York.)

Spinal Cord Injury Research Funding Will Support Science, Bring Hope

Government Relations Committee” The Associated Medical Schools of New York (AMSNY) congratulate the New York State Legislature and Governor Cuomo for adding $7 million to the Spinal Cord Research Injury Program (SCIRP) in the 2014-2015 state budget. This funding will support neurological research at New York’s 16 Academic Medical Centers and other research institutions statewide…. Read More