Introducing AMSNY’s Diversity in Medicine Scholarship Recipients for 2020-2021

10 Medical Students Awarded State-Funded Scholarships, Commit to Working in Underserved Areas As COVID-19 Highlights Long-Time Health Disparities, AMSNY Continues Efforts to Diversify the Physician Workforce (New York)—The Associated Medical Schools of New York is proud to introduce the 10 recipients of the 2020-2021 AMSNY Diversity in Medicine Scholarship, funded by the New York State… 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

Associated Medical Schools of New York’s Diversity in Medicine Programs Receives INSIGHT Into Diversity Magazine’s 2019 Inspiring Programs in STEM Award

National Recognition of Programs That Are Making a Difference for All Underrepresented Groups in the Fields of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) New York, New York—Today, the Associated Medical Schools of New York (AMSNY)’s Diversity in Medicine Programs received the 2019 Inspiring Programs in STEM Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, the largest and… Read More

NBC News: Academic Programs Aim to Close Diversity Gap in Medicine

Feb. 24, 2019, 11:08 AM EST By Shamard Charles, M.D. Braxton Jenkins, 19, with Dr. Clyde Yancy, vice dean for diversity and inclusion at the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine in Chicago. Jenkins is a graduate of the Northwestern Medicine Scholars Program.Courtesy of Braxton Jenkins and Dr. Clyde Yancy —– Currently, only 10.3 percent… Read More