AMSNY Fact Sheet: Biomedical Research in New York State (2016)

New York State is home to one of the strongest biomedical research communities in the world. With sixteen medical schools, over 100 teaching hospitals, and other top quality research institutions, New York scientists are conducting some of the most cutting-edge exciting research. These institutions are working independently, as well as collaboratively, to maximize their research… Read More

AMSNY: President’s Proposed Cut to National Institutes of Health Endangers the Future of Biomedical Research and Economy of New York’s Health Care Sector

(New York, NY) — Today, President Trump proposed slashing the National Institutes of Health (NIH) budget by $5.8 billion, an 18% loss in funding, as part of his America First: A Budget Blueprint to Make America Great Again. NIH funding is an essential element to New York State’s health care and economic sectors, and this… Read More

AMSNY Fact Sheet: Diversity in Medicine (2017)

The Associated Medical Schools of New York (AMSNY) supports programs across the educational continuum to expand the pool of students choosing careers in medicine and other health professions. The programs, which are mainly housed within New York State’s medical schools, are supported through a grant from the State Department of Health, with additional financial assistance… Read More

Statement on Increased NIH Funding From the Associated Medical Schools of New York

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 21, 2015 Contact: Anat Gerstein, 646-321-4400 or Statement on Increased NIH Funding From the Associated Medical Schools of New York “New York must capitalize on this larger funding pie.” Jo Wiederhorn, President of the Associated Medical Schools of New York (AMSNY), which represents and acts as a voice for the… Read More

NYSTAR Faculty Development Program – Economic Impact Analysis (2014)

Between 2002-2009, the Foundation for Science, Technology and Innovation (NYSTAR), a division of Empire State Development, sponsored the Faculty Development Program (FDP) in order to assist New York State colleges and universities in recruiting and retaining high profile and well-funded scientists. Funding for the FDP was gradually diminished, and eliminated from the state budget in… Read More

AMSNY Deans Support NIH Funding

Government Relations Committee” The Associated Medical Schools of New York (AMSNY) held its annual Washington DC Advocacy Days July 29th and 30th. The Deans and government relations representatives from over half of AMSNY’s member institutions met with Senators and Congressmen, and their staffs, from nine states and both political parties to stress the need for… Read More