New York State Budget Restores Funding to Diversity in Medicine Programs

The Associated Medical Schools of New York (AMSNY), on Behalf of Underrepresented in Medicine Students, Thanks the Black, Hispanic, Puerto Rican and Asian Legislative Caucus (New York, NY) – On behalf of all 16 medical schools in New York State, and particularly medical students from backgrounds underrepresented in medicine, the Associated Medical Schools of New… Read More

Letter to the Editor, Syracuse Post-Standard: Don’t cut funding for diversity in medicine program

To the Editor: I am a Latina who grew up in Syracuse. My parents migrated from the Dominican Republic to provide our family with better opportunities. One of these opportunities that has changed my life and opened many doors for me is the Associated Medical Schools of New York‘s Post Baccalaureate program at University at Buffalo…. Read More

NYS Assembly Restores Cuts to Diversity in Medicine Programs in Families First Budget Proposal

Associated Medical Schools of New York, on Behalf of Underrepresented in Medicine Students, Thanks State Assembly, the Black, Hispanic, Puerto Rican and Asian Legislative Caucus, and Assemblywoman Crystal Peoples-Stokes   In response to the release of the New York State Assembly FY19 Families First budget proposal, Associated Medical Schools of New York President Jo Wiederhorn… Read More

The Capitol Pressroom: Medical School Diversity

The Capitol Pressroom learned more about programs aimed at increasing diversity in the nation’s medical schools from Jo Wiederhorn, President and Chief Executive Officer at the Associated Medical Schools of New York, and Alejandro Vega, a master’s student at SUNY Stony Brook and participant in the diversity programs. Listen here.

Politico NY: Stem cell researchers plead for funding program

By Nick Niedzwiadek 02/05/2018 06:37 PM EDT ALBANY — Stem cell researchers touted the results of New York’s decade of investment in their work Monday and advocated for a critical funding program’s continued existence. The New York State Stem Cell Science program, a $600 million initiative, began in 2007 under then-Gov. Eliot Spitzer. Supporters laud… Read More

Capital Tonight: STEM CELL RESEARCH STATUS CHECK

STEM CELL RESEARCH STATUS CHECK By Capital Tonight Staff  |  February 5, 2018 @8:22 PM SHARE New York Stem Cell Science awards support research into things like blood disorders, cancer, or the Zika virus. And it all started with a $600 million investment back in 2007. Monday, researchers gave lawmakers an update on some of the work… Read More