Capital Tonight: Scholarship Aimed at Increasing Diversity in Medicine

By Capital Tonight Staff  |  October 9, 2017 @4:11 PM

A state-sponsored scholarship is helping its first round of med students reduce their debts and make the medical field more diverse. The Associated Medical Schools of New York says having the demographics of the profession match the demographics of the state means better results for patients here. And so the group is pushing to make sure the scholarship stays funded. We talked to Jo Wiederhorn from the association and Assemblyman Crystal Peoples-Stokes about how to do that.