Introducing AMSNY’s Diversity in Medicine Scholarship Recipients for 2020-2021

10 Medical Students Awarded State-Funded Scholarships, Commit to Working in Underserved Areas As COVID-19 Highlights Long-Time Health Disparities, AMSNY Continues Efforts to Diversify the Physician Workforce (New York)—The Associated Medical Schools of New York is proud to introduce the 10 recipients of the 2020-2021 AMSNY Diversity in Medicine Scholarship, funded by the New York State… Read More

AMSNY Report: Black and Hispanic Students Face Multiple Barriers to Becoming Doctors

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, March 2, 2020 Media Contact: Erin Clarke, (347) 831-1096, Jaime Williams, (347) 361-7183   AMSNY Report: Black and Hispanic Students Face Multiple Barriers to Becoming Doctors  Report from the Associated Medical Schools of New York (AMSNY) identifies key leaks in the pipeline for aspiring underrepresented doctors and offers recommendations to increase… Read More

Statement on Federal Spending Bill from the Associated Medical Schools of New York

AMSNY Applauds Crucial Increases to NIH Budget, Reauthorization of Key Programs Jo Wiederhorn, President and CEO of the Associated Medical Schools of New York (AMSNY), which represents New York’s 17 medical schools, issued the following statement about the FY2020 federal spending bill passed by congress on Thursday: “AMSNY is thrilled to see several key provisions… Read More

Associated Medical Schools of New York’s Diversity in Medicine Programs Receives INSIGHT Into Diversity Magazine’s 2019 Inspiring Programs in STEM Award

National Recognition of Programs That Are Making a Difference for All Underrepresented Groups in the Fields of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) New York, New York—Today, the Associated Medical Schools of New York (AMSNY)’s Diversity in Medicine Programs received the 2019 Inspiring Programs in STEM Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, the largest and… Read More

AMSNY CEO Testifies at NYC Council Committee on Higher Ed Hearing About CUNY Diversity in Medicine Pipeline Programs

Testimony of: Jo Wiederhorn, President & CEO Associated Medical Schools of New York (AMSNY) Oversight Hearing – Pursuing a Career in Health Care at the City University of New York  Committee on Higher Education New York City Council January 17, 2019 10:00 am 250 Broadway, 14th Floor Committee Room, New York, NY Good morning, Chairwoman… Read More