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
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
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-
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.
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
10 Medical Students Awarded State-Funded Scholarships, Commit to Working in Underserved Areas The Associated Medical Schools of New York is proud to introduce the 10 recipients of the 2019-2020 AMSNY Diversity in Medicine Scholarship, funded by the New York State Department of Health, thanks to support from the New York State Association of Black, Puerto… Read More
NBC radio’s Sara Lee Kessler interviews researcher Todd Evans, Ph.D., from Weill Cornell Medicine about the importance of stem cell research.
The Associated Medical Schools of New York (AMSNY), on Behalf of Underrepresented in Medicine Students, Thanks the Black, Hispanic, Puerto Rican and Asian Legislative Caucus (New York, NY) – On behalf of all 16 medical schools in New York State, and particularly medical students from backgrounds underrepresented in medicine, the Associated Medical Schools of… Read More
Posted: Mar 20, 2019 7:49 AM EDT Updated: Mar 20, 2019 7:49 AM EDT According to health officials, there are many Spanish-speaking families in the Bronx that have trouble finding a provider that can speak their language. A Bronx-based caregiver is making it his goal to make sure more Spanish-speaking families can receive the… Read More