Spectrum News: Breaking Barriers to Diversify the Physician Workforce

BY MONICA MANNEY SYRACUSE PUBLISHED 7:52 PM ET MAR. 03, 2020 Studies show when patients are treated by doctors who look like them and speak the same language, they have better health outcomes. That’s because they tend to be more comfortable talking to their physicians following treatments. But studies also show there are a disproportionate… Read More

NY Daily News: Do no harm: The state must protect medical research and education programs zeroed out in Gov. Cuomo’s budget

OPINION Do no harm: The state must protect medical research and education programs zeroed out in Gov. Cuomo’s budget By DAILY NEWS EDITORIAL BOARD FEB 01, 2020 | 4:00 AM Keep funding medical education and research. (sanjeri/Getty Images) Friday, a pretty powerful little birdie who works for Gov. Cuomo made clear that he or she… Read More

NY Daily News: Bad medicine: Stop Gov. Cuomo’s proposed penny-wise, pound foolish cuts to medical research and education

By DAILY NEWS EDITORIAL BOARD JAN 30, 2020 | 4:05 AM Keep funding a vital resource in producing doctors who look like America. (shironosov/Getty Images/iStockphoto) Sebastian Placide, a Haitian-American from Brooklyn who is finishing up at Albert Einstein College of Medicine in the Bronx, may never have made it through med school but for the… Read More

amNew York: Diversity in Medicine Program meant to help New York students possibly ending after 29 years

Alejandra O’Connell-Domenech 1/29/2020 3 min read Albert Einstein College of Medicine (Photo from Wikicommons) A program meant to help struggling prospective medical students of color could end this year, worsening the disparity between white doctors and doctors of color practicing in New York state. Since 1991, the Associated Medical Schools of New York’s Diversity in… Read More

State of Politics: Interview with AMSNY’s Jo Wiederhorn

  Jo Wiederhorn, CEO & President of the Associated Medical Schools of New York Joins Assembly Majority Leader Crystal Peoples-Stokes to discuss the need for state-funded diversity in medicine programs amid pending cuts. https://nystateofpolitics.com/state-of-politics/new-york/news/2020/01/30/who-benefits-from-marijuana-recreational-use-if-legalized-

iHeart Radio: Associated Medical Schools of New York’s Diversity Programs

1/12/2020 Associated Medical Schools of New York’s Diversity Programs The Associated Medical Schools of New York (AMSNY) is a consortium of 17 public and private medical schools throughout New York State. President and CEO Jo Wiederhorn discusses their programs to promote a diverse physician workforce and how representation improves health outcomes. For more, visit http://www.amsny.org.

Fox 5: NYU’s Groundbreaking Stem Cell Research

By Antwan Lewis Published 10/30/2019 NYU stem cell research Stem cells need a “home” to survive. That home is called a niche. Researchers at NYU Langone study special properties of stem cells and the impact they can have in treating diseases like Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, various cancers, and others. ——- NEW YORK – Stem cells need… Read More