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Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine Students Participate in DO Day on the Hill

Forty-three students from the Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine (TouroCOM) in Harlem joined with over a thousand DOs and osteopathic medical students on March 14 to visit with elected officials about key health policy issues that affect osteopathic medicine. The group’s primary focus was additional funding for graduate medical education – specifically additional residency spots… Read More

Interview on AMSNY's Post-Baccalaureate Program at the School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at the University at Buffalo, SUNY

Committee on Diversity and Multicultural Affairs” Students, faculty and administrators from the Associated Medical Schools of New York (AMSNY) requested legislative support from lawmakers at the Capitol for post-baccalaureate programs, funded through the New York State Department of Health (DOH), that have been extremely successful in preparing underrepresented populations to work in the fields of… Read More

New York’s Medical Schools Visit Albany to Fight for Diversity in Medicine Programs that are Critical to Making Health Care Available to All

Committee on Diversity and Multicultural Affairs”Government Relations Committee”Public Relations Committee” Students, faculty and administrators urge lawmakers to commit $1.7 million in funding to maintain post-baccalaureate diversity programs. Albany, NY – Students, faculty and administrators from the Associated Medical Schools of New York (AMSNY) requested legislative support from lawmakers at the Capitol today for post-baccalaureate programs,… Read More

Diversity in Medical Education: Facts & Figures (2012)

Committee on Diversity and Multicultural Affairs” The Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) is pleased to present Diversity in Medical Education: Facts & Figures 2012, the 17th data book in the Facts & Figures Data Series. This publication provides students, medical educators and administrators, researchers, policymakers, and the general public with a compendium of detailed… Read More

Doctor Shortage: Condition Critical (Results of HANYS' 2012 Physician Advocacy Survey)

Primary care physicians are at the forefront of a physician shortage that continues to worsen in New York State, according to HANYS’ 2012 Physician Workforce Survey. As the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) health insurance expansion takes effect and state Medicaid reform that encourages care coordination and population health is implemented, ensuring a sufficient number of… Read More

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center Recommended to Receive $14.9 Million to Develop Promising Treatment for Parkinson’s Disease

Government Relations Committee”Public Relations Committee” The Associated Medical Schools of New York (AMSNY) today announced that the Empire State Stem Cell Board (NYSTEM) has recommended approximately $14.9 million in funding be awarded to Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center to develop an innovative stem-cell therapy that is predicted to increase motor control and coordination in patients suffering… Read More

Consortium of Three Upstate New York Medical Schools Recommended to Receive More Than $12.1 Million for Promising Clinical Trial

Government Relations Committee”Public Relations Committee” The Associated Medical Schools of New York (AMSNY) today announced that the Empire State Stem Cell Board (NYSTEM) has recommended more than $12.1 million in funding be awarded to a collaborative effort between the State University of New York (SUNY) Upstate Medical University in Syracuse; the School of Medicine and… Read More

New York’s Medical Schools Urge Congress to Preserve Federal Funding for Scientific Research & Workforce Development

Government Relations Committee”Public Relations Committee” The Associated Medical Schools of New York (AMSNY) today directed a letter to the New York State Congressional Delegation calling on them to reject a nearly 10-percent cut to the National Institutes of Health (NIH), Medicare and Title VII health professions programs, that will take effect January 2, 2013. A… Read More