Accomplished Musician Begins Osteopathic Medical Education at NYIT

Learning the strains of Ernest Bloch’s Schelomo on her beloved cello just may have been the perfect prelude to Veronika Blinder’s education as an osteopathic physician. The hands of the 25-year-old first-year student at New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine are already finely tuned, courtesy of 22 years devoted to practicing and… Read More

"Through the Lens" at NYIT College of Osteopathic Medicine

Gazing at the Holon Design Museum in Israel late last year, Tamara Hagoel was struck by intriguing patterns of light, shadow, and fluid curves of weathered steel bands that define and support the building. Hagoel, a fourth-year student at New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine, captured handsome images on her camera, but… Read More

NYS Deans Go To Washington, D.C. for AMSNY's Annual Advocacy Days

On July 23-24, 2013, deans from eight of the New York State medical schools participated in the Associated Medical Schools of New York’s (AMSNY) annual advocacy days in Washington, D.C. The deans conducted 20 meetings over the two-day visit, including 15 members of the New York State Congressional Delegation and Senator Charles E. Schumer. In… Read More

Data Show NY Need for Primary Health Care Doctors

New York’s medical community worries that adding 1.1 million people to insurance rolls under the federal health care overhaul will overwhelm primary care physicians, many of whom are already swamped. Associated Medical Schools of New York said this year about half of 2,160 graduating medical students will stay in the state for their residencies. Enrollment… Read More

NYS Medical Schools Graduate 2,224 New Doctors

This year, 2,224 students graduated from New York State’s medical schools. For more information about commencement at each medical school: Albany Medical College / Photos Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University / Photos Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons Icahn School School of Medicine at Mount Sinai / Photos New York Institute… Read More

Researchers Shed New Light On Egg Freezing Success Rates

Researchers from New York Medical College and the University of California Davis have for the first time codified age-specific probabilities of live birth after in vitro fertilization (IVF) with frozen eggs. A team of researchers led by Kutluk Oktay, M.D., a New York Medical College physician/scientist who specializes in preserving the fertility of female cancer… Read More

NYIT College of Osteopathic Medicine Celebrates Hooding of 284 Graduates

New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine’s 284 graduates received doctoral hoods and accolades this morning as they were honored for their hard work, compassion, and dedication to health care. On July 1, the graduates will begin their residencies at hospitals and institutions across the country. “Whether you go on to become pediatricians… Read More

AMSNY Joins Rally for Medical Research in Washington, D.C.

Government Relations Committee” The Rally for Medical Research was held in Washington D.C. on Monday, April 8th. AMSNY was a proud sponsor of the event, in which nearly 200 national health care and medical research organizations were present to show their support for federally funded medical research. Rally for Medical Research delivered a powerful message… Read More

New York Prepares More Doctors than Any Other State in the U.S.

New York’s medical schools remain committed to training a physician workforce ready to take on the mounting need for primary care and specialty services. The Associated Medical Schools of New York (AMSNY) today announced that 2,160 graduating New York State medical students have “matched” to residency training programs within the state and across the country…. Read More