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

Crain's NY Business: Triaging New York's doctor shortage

Jo Wiederhorn, president and chief executive of the Associated Medical Schools of New York, advocates for New York state’s 16 medical and five dental schools. Medical academia contributes $85 billion a year to the state economy, but it is also confronting a shortage of doctors and a backlash against rising health costs. Read the interview… 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

NYIT College of Osteopathic Medicine Celebrates Hooding of 284 Graduates

New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine’s 284 graduates received doctoral hoods and accolades this morning as they were honored for their hard work, compassion, and dedication to health care. On July 1, the graduates will begin their residencies at hospitals and institutions across the country. “Whether you go on to become pediatricians… Read More

New York Prepares More Doctors than Any Other State in the U.S.

New York’s medical schools remain committed to training a physician workforce ready to take on the mounting need for primary care and specialty services. The Associated Medical Schools of New York (AMSNY) today announced that 2,160 graduating New York State medical students have “matched” to residency training programs within the state and across the country…. Read More

Report on the Empire State Stem Cell Program (2012)

The 2012 Report on the Empire State Stem Cell Program is an update of the 2010 report that described the development and impact of New York State’s stem cell program. This report provides current data on the number of jobs created and maintained by NYSTEM funding at New York State’s medical schools and outlines recent… Read More