Andre Bryan grew up in the Bronx. This summer, after he graduates from NYU School of Medicine and Stern School of Business with a dual MD/MBA degree, he’ll head back to his home borough to begin his residency at Montefiore Medical Center. The road to this residency was paved by diversity in medicine pipeline programs… Read More
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Jaime Nieto, M.D., Director of Neurosurgery, New York Presbyterian Queens Hospital Dr. Nieto came to the U.S. from Colombia at age 19 without fluency in English. Undaunted, he graduated from Mercy College with a B.S. in Biology just a few years later and was determined to become a physician. SUNY Upstate Medical University recognized his… Read More
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OP-ED Curb overseas med schools By Jo Wiederhorn CommentsEmail 541 New York state’s 16 medical schools, with nearly 10,500 enrolled students, educate 10% of the nation’s physicians. Our medical schools have long been at the forefront of advancing diversity in our health care workforce—15% of medical students in the state are from underrepresented minority groups—and… Read More
AMNSY CALLS FOR STATE INVESTMENT IN “SMALL BUSINESS” MEDICAL SCHOOL LABS THAT ARE HUGE BOON TO ECONOMY The Associated Medical Schools of New York requests $50 million to support economic growth of the biomedical sector; NY’s medical schools will match funding 2:1 (New York, NY) – The Associated Medical Schools of New York calls on… Read More
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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.
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
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