Bronx Times: Nearly $5 million in state funding awarded to Bronx Community Health Leaders, other Diversity in Medicine orgs

By Emily Swanson Posted on July 19, 2024 Students from the state’s Diversity in Medicine programs celebrated $4.89 million in funding with Dr. Yaron Tomer, dean of Albert Einstein College of Medicine and State Health Commissioner James McDonald on July 17, 2024. Photo courtesy Associated Medical Schools of New York   The state is investing millions in… Read More

New York State Department of Health Announces Additional Funding to Continue Efforts to Improve and Expand Physician Diversity

State Investing $4.89 Million This Year to Support 18 Programs and Scholarships That Cover Full Cost of a Year’s Tuition Programs and Scholarships Managed by Associated Medical Schools of New York  ALBANY, N.Y. (July 17, 2024) – The New York State Department of Health today announced this year’s $4.89 Million investment in Diversity in Medicine programs… Read More

AMSNY Memorandum in Support A.49 (Rosenthal)—S. 3552 (Breslin)

The Associated Medical Schools of New York (AMSNY) supports A.49 (Rosenthal)—S. 3552 (Breslin) which provides for the licensing of genetic counselors and creates the state board for genetic counseling. AMSNY is the consortium of the public and private medical schools in New York State and works in partnership with its membership to advance healthcare through… Read More

AMSNY: FY2025 New York State Budget Boosts Diversity in Medicine Programs

-$4.89M Investment Funds Largest Cohort of Medical Students Receiving Scholarships- Jonathan Teyan, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Associated Medical Schools of New York, which represents the state’s medical schools, issued the following statement in response to the New York State FY25 Budget: “AMSNY is immensely grateful to Governor Hochul and the New York… Read More

LI Herald Op-ed: Our communities need more doctors who look like me

Posted March 8, 2024 By Shakia Miller I’m 26, and have lived virtually my whole life in Hempstead. I’ve seen a lot of health-related issues — low-income people of color, like me, suffering from chronic conditions like asthma, diabetes, obesity, high blood pressure, and untreated mental illness. Often they haven’t been able to receive proper treatment… Read More

AMSNY Calls on State to Fund Economic Development Program

NYFIRST Program Helps Medical Schools Attract and Retain Top Scientific Talent, Returns $3.72 for Every $1 Invested, and Creates High Paying Jobs (New York, NY) – The Associated Medical Schools of New York (AMSNY), the consortium of the academic medical centers in New York, is calling on the state to allocate $25 million in the… Read More

AMSNY Calls on State to Maintain Commitment to Diversity in Medicine, Fund Programs and Scholarships in FY25.

State-Funded Programs Have Expanded the Diversity of the Physician Workforce, Which is Key to Better Health Outcomes for New Yorkers Investment Supports More Than 950 Students Served by Programs Managed by the Associated Medical Schools of New York  Funding Supports Largest Cohort of Medical Students Receiving Scholarships   (New York, NY) – The Associated Medical… Read More