Interview on AMSNY's Post-Baccalaureate Program at the School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at the University at Buffalo, SUNY

Committee on Diversity and Multicultural Affairs” Students, faculty and administrators from the Associated Medical Schools of New York (AMSNY) requested legislative support from lawmakers at the Capitol for post-baccalaureate programs, funded through the New York State Department of Health (DOH), that have been extremely successful in preparing underrepresented populations to work in the fields of… Read More

Doctor Shortage: Condition Critical (Results of HANYS' 2012 Physician Advocacy Survey)

Primary care physicians are at the forefront of a physician shortage that continues to worsen in New York State, according to HANYS’ 2012 Physician Workforce Survey. As the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) health insurance expansion takes effect and state Medicaid reform that encourages care coordination and population health is implemented, ensuring a sufficient number of… Read More

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center Recommended to Receive $14.9 Million to Develop Promising Treatment for Parkinson’s Disease

Government Relations Committee”Public Relations Committee” The Associated Medical Schools of New York (AMSNY) today announced that the Empire State Stem Cell Board (NYSTEM) has recommended approximately $14.9 million in funding be awarded to Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center to develop an innovative stem-cell therapy that is predicted to increase motor control and coordination in patients suffering… Read More

Consortium of Three Upstate New York Medical Schools Recommended to Receive More Than $12.1 Million for Promising Clinical Trial

Government Relations Committee”Public Relations Committee” The Associated Medical Schools of New York (AMSNY) today announced that the Empire State Stem Cell Board (NYSTEM) has recommended more than $12.1 million in funding be awarded to a collaborative effort between the State University of New York (SUNY) Upstate Medical University in Syracuse; the School of Medicine and… Read More

New York’s Medical Schools Urge Congress to Preserve Federal Funding for Scientific Research & Workforce Development

Government Relations Committee”Public Relations Committee” The Associated Medical Schools of New York (AMSNY) today directed a letter to the New York State Congressional Delegation calling on them to reject a nearly 10-percent cut to the National Institutes of Health (NIH), Medicare and Title VII health professions programs, that will take effect January 2, 2013. A… Read More

2012 Election Recap

Government Relations Committee” New Yorkers came out in large numbers to vote for Presidential, U.S. Senator, the state’s 27 House seats and all 213 state legislative seats. But the big question on Election Day in New York State was which party will gain control the State Senate in January 2013. Democrats picked up two House… Read More

Meet New York's Next Generation of Physicians

Public Relations Committee” New York’s medical schools continue to expand their medical school classes as they reaffirm their commitment to training more physicians and providing high quality care to all New York State residents. The Associated Medical Schools of New York (AMSNY) announced today that a total of 2,230 new medical students enrolled this fall… Read More