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

NY Daily News: Bad medicine: Stop Gov. Cuomo’s proposed penny-wise, pound foolish cuts to medical research and education

By DAILY NEWS EDITORIAL BOARD JAN 30, 2020 | 4:05 AM Keep funding a vital resource in producing doctors who look like America. (shironosov/Getty Images/iStockphoto) Sebastian Placide, a Haitian-American from Brooklyn who is finishing up at Albert Einstein College of Medicine in the Bronx, may never have made it through med school but for the… Read More

amNew York: Diversity in Medicine Program meant to help New York students possibly ending after 29 years

Alejandra O’Connell-Domenech 1/29/2020 3 min read Albert Einstein College of Medicine (Photo from Wikicommons) A program meant to help struggling prospective medical students of color could end this year, worsening the disparity between white doctors and doctors of color practicing in New York state. Since 1991, the Associated Medical Schools of New York’s Diversity in… Read More

State of Politics: Interview with AMSNY’s Jo Wiederhorn

  Jo Wiederhorn, CEO & President of the Associated Medical Schools of New York Joins Assembly Majority Leader Crystal Peoples-Stokes to discuss the need for state-funded diversity in medicine programs amid pending cuts. https://nystateofpolitics.com/state-of-politics/new-york/news/2020/01/30/who-benefits-from-marijuana-recreational-use-if-legalized-

iHeart Radio: Associated Medical Schools of New York’s Diversity Programs

1/12/2020 Associated Medical Schools of New York’s Diversity Programs The Associated Medical Schools of New York (AMSNY) is a consortium of 17 public and private medical schools throughout New York State. President and CEO Jo Wiederhorn discusses their programs to promote a diverse physician workforce and how representation improves health outcomes. For more, visit http://www.amsny.org.

Statement on Federal Spending Bill from the Associated Medical Schools of New York

AMSNY Applauds Crucial Increases to NIH Budget, Reauthorization of Key Programs Jo Wiederhorn, President and CEO of the Associated Medical Schools of New York (AMSNY), which represents New York’s 17 medical schools, issued the following statement about the FY2020 federal spending bill passed by congress on Thursday: “AMSNY is thrilled to see several key provisions… Read More