AMSNY's Jo Wiederhorn on WCNY Capitol Pressroom

Jo Wiederhorn, President and CEO of the Associated Medical Schools of New York, speaks with Susan Arbetter on Capitol Pressroom about the underrepresentation of minorities in the medical profession, and AMSNY’s call for the expansion of diveristy in medicine programming with new scholarship. Listen to the segment here, at 36:20.

Crains Health Pluse Newsletter: Med schools seek dollars for diversity

The Associated Medical Schools of New York is lobbying the state legislature to boost its funding for fiscal 2017. The organization, which represents 16 public and private medical schools throughout the state, is requesting $2.4 million for scholarships and diversity initiatives, up from $1.6 million last year. The bulk of the money, $2 million, would… Read More

The Buffalo News: UB 'boot camp' helps aspiring minority physicians

African-Americans comprise 13 percent of the American population, but only 4 percent of the physician workforce. In New York State, Hispanics and Latinos comprise more than 18 percent of the population but less than 8 percent of the state’s medical students. These inequities persist to the detriment of all patients, especially those from minority communities…. Read More

WABC Tiempo interview on Diversity in Medicine

Public Relations Committee” Violeta Contreras Ramirez just graduated top of her class from The City College of New York. The 23-year-old now spends her summer conducting brain research thanks to diversity in medicine programs. Learn more about her story here (3rd segment): Licence Cash Advance

Interview on AMSNY's Diversity in Medicine Programs

Committee on Diversity and Multicultural Affairs” In an interview with Susan Arbetter of The Capitol Pressroom, Jo Wiederhorn, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Associated Medical Schools of New York (AMSNY), discussed the importance of diversity in medicine. According to Ms. Wiederhorn, AMSNY’s programs have been very successful in helping under-represented minority students pursue… Read More

AMSNY Programs Succeed in Diversifying the Health Care Workforce

Committee on Diversity and Multicultural Affairs” The Associated Medical Schools of New York (AMSNY) is helping to ensure that New York’s doctors reflect the diverse backgrounds and cultures of New York’s residents and provide needed primary care in all communities statewide. The consortium of New York State’s 16 private and public medical schools recently welcomed… Read More