The Journal News: Valahalla medical college program graduates first in new program

Olubunmi Amakor on May 22 became the first graduate of the Associated Medical Schools of New York’s (AMSNY) post-baccalaureate program at New York Medical College’s School of Medicine. The program offers minority students a guaranteed admission to medical school upon completion of the 1- to 2-year post baccalaureate program, along with a $16,000 stipend. Read… Read More

Hofstra North Shore-LIJ Medical Students Teach CPR at Glen Cove H.S.

Students from the Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine took time from their studies to teach and train young athletes at Glen Cove High School about sudden cardiac arrest (SCA), including how to act quickly and effectively to save a life. The outreach initiative is part of the “Anyone Can Save a Life at School”… Read More

From Uganda to Haiti, UB Medical Students Care for the Underserved Overseas

A diagnosis of acute appendicitis, based solely on clinical observation. A mother’s reluctance to undergo Caesarean section based on cultural beliefs about going through labor. An interest in birth control methods that don’t require a husband’s approval. These are a few of the dramatic clinical experiences that University at Buffalo medical students discussed during the… Read More

Medical School Deans Urge New York State to Invest in Biomedical Research and Entrepreneurship

Government Relations Committee” Led by four medical school deans and three star research scientists, the Associated Medical Schools of New York descended on Albany on March 12 for its annual advocacy day. AMSNY met with distinguished legislators and policymakers, including Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos, Assembly Majority Leader Joseph Morelle, Senate… Read More