From Uganda to Haiti, UB Medical Students Care for the Underserved Overseas

A diagnosis of acute appendicitis, based solely on clinical observation. A mother’s reluctance to undergo Caesarean section based on cultural beliefs about going through labor. An interest in birth control methods that don’t require a husband’s approval. These are a few of the dramatic clinical experiences that University at Buffalo medical students discussed during the… Read More

Student Stories: Denise Dennis

AMSNY runs four statewide post baccalaureate programs that enable students from populations historically underrepresented in medicine to realize their dreams of becoming physicians. The New York State Department of Health provides essential support for these programs through grant funding, and New York’s medical schools provide exceptional learning opportunities to ensure that our future physician workforce… Read More

Post-Baccalaureate Program Alum Helping His Ancestral Homeland

First-year Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University (Einstein) student Eugene Palatulan has already mastered the lesson of compassion, a vital attribute for any aspiring physician. After Typhoon Haiyan devastated the Philippines, he desperately wanted to help. Eugene spearheaded an effort with Einstein’s chapters of the Asian Pacific American Medical Student Association, the Global… Read More