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
Jo Wiederhorn (AMSNY) and Alexander Neumeister (NYU Langone) talk about funding medical research in New York State. Watch the interview here.
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
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
New York trains more doctors than any state. But most leave once they have their M.D. to practice medicine elsewhere. Not a good shortage to have with Obamacare feeding new patients into New York’s health system. Read more here.
On July 23-24, 2013, deans from eight of the New York State medical schools participated in the Associated Medical Schools of New York’s (AMSNY) annual advocacy days in Washington, D.C. The deans conducted 20 meetings over the two-day visit, including 15 members of the New York State Congressional Delegation and Senator Charles E. Schumer. In… Read More
New York’s medical community worries that adding 1.1 million people to insurance rolls under the federal health care overhaul will overwhelm primary care physicians, many of whom are already swamped. Associated Medical Schools of New York said this year about half of 2,160 graduating medical students will stay in the state for their residencies. Enrollment… Read More
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’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
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