More Students than Ever Receive AMSNY Diversity in Medicine Scholarship

The Associated Medical Schools of New York (AMSNY) is proud to introduce the 33 recipients of the 2023-2024 AMSNY Diversity in Medicine Scholarship. Thanks to a $1 million investment from the New York State Legislature, more students than ever before are receiving much-needed scholarship support. Designed to increase the diversity of the New York State… Read More

Rochester Democrat and Chronicle Op-ed: Support funding to attract medical talent

Your Turn Harry Bronson and Jeremy Cooney Guest columnists New York-based medical schools are up against schools in states like Massachusetts, California, and Texas, that invest billions to recruit away the most talented researchers. With the state budget still under negotiation, we often talk about spending and return on investment. Surprisingly, many programs the state… Read More

BronxTimes Op-Ed: Thanks to New York State, I’m close to being a doctor who provides care in my native language

  By Luna Maria Paredes Posted on March 30, 2023   Last year, Gov. Kathy Hochul invested $2.444 million in AMSNY’s range of Diversity in Medicine programs, and this year the governor has proposed an additional $1.2 million investment in the program. This means AMSNY’s Diversity in Medicine programs can support more than 800 students… Read More

WFUV: Interview with Jo Wiederhorn

Jo Wiederhorn spoke with WFUV Community Dialogues host Jay Joyce about the Associated Medical Schools of New York’s efforts to diversify the state’s physician workforce and a historic increase in funding from NYS that led to the creation of five new programs. The interview can be heard during the last 4 mins of the What’s… Read More

AMSNY: Hochul’s Budget Gives Another Boost to Diversity In Medicine

$3.644M Proposed Investment Ensures NY Will Do More to Close the Physician Diversity Gap and Improve Patient Health Outcomes   Jonathan Teyan, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Associated Medical Schools of New York, which represents all 17 medical schools in the state, issued the following statement in response to Governor Hochul’s proposed FY24… Read More

WNYC’s The Capitol Pressroom: New York’s medical school urge state investment in research

Medical schools across New York are pushing for a $25 million investment from the state budget in growing the Empire State’s medical academic research capacity. Associated Medical Schools of New York President & CEO Jonathan Teyan explains the potential economic development benefit from this commitment. Listen to the interview here:

Politico: AMSNY Discusses Medical Schools’ Economic Impact

New York’s public and private medical schools play an important role in the state’s economy, with a total estimated economic impact of nearly $35 billion, according to a new report , Shannon reports. The analysis, which the Associated Medical Schools of New York commissioned and TEConomy Partners, LLC performed, examines the economic impact of AMSNY institutional expenditures, AMSNY… Read More