Crain’s New York: Letter to the Editor

Letters to the Editor Prioritize diversity among doctors June 30, 2020 01:19 PM Getty Images: Medical workers take in patients at a special coronavirus intake area at Maimonides Medical Center on April 07, 2020 in Brooklyn. To the editor: We were glad to see the editorial board’s statement that “It’s essential for NY to acknowledge bias… Read More

Statement from AMSNY:

The Associated Medical Schools of New York (AMSNY)—the consortium of all 17 medical schools in the state—joins with many across the country in mourning Black lives lost to police violence, and we stand in solidarity with those expressing outrage and sorrow through protest. The problems of systemic racism in America are far reaching and extend… Read More

WBAI Radio Pacifica: Coronavirus Diary

New York is the epicenter of the coronavirus pandemic sweeping the planet. The battle against the virus has profoundly changed Americans’ way of life. For some, it means death. WBAI’s Celeste Katz Marston is collecting the stories of New Yorkers fighting their way through the storm. Dr. Rafael Hernandez shares his experience of going straight… Read More

AMSNY Report: Black and Hispanic Students Face Multiple Barriers to Becoming Doctors

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, March 2, 2020 Media Contact: Erin Clarke, (347) 831-1096, Jaime Williams, (347) 361-7183   AMSNY Report: Black and Hispanic Students Face Multiple Barriers to Becoming Doctors  Report from the Associated Medical Schools of New York (AMSNY) identifies key leaks in the pipeline for aspiring underrepresented doctors and offers recommendations to increase… Read More