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

AMSNY Urges NYS Legislature to Expand ‘Diversity in Medicine’ Programs, Including New Program to Remove Barriers for Aspiring Black and Latino Doctors

Citing a lack of diverse doctors in New York, AMSNY also calls for  $1 million investment in highly-needed scholarship program NEW YORK (February 20, 2019) – The Associated Medical Schools of New York (AMSNY) is urging the New York State Legislature to add $556,000 to Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s $1.244 million budget for AMSNY’s Diversity in Medicine… Read More

Pipeline Program Creates Network of Support for Future Med Student

Eighteen-year-old Joseph Marte is a first year student at CUNY’s 7-year BS/MD program, beginning an educational journey that will result in him achieving his dream of becoming a doctor. That journey started at Staten Island University Hospital’s Physician Career Enhancement Program—a pipeline program for high school students from underrepresented backgrounds who are interested in medicine…. Read More