Are Physicians Prepared to Respond to the Changing Healthcare Landscape?

A conference at the New York Academy of Sciences will focus on how to effectively train physicians and health researchers to provide high-quality, equitable care in light of widespread health disparities. The American healthcare landscape is changing rapidly due to shifting demographics, rising costs, and policy changes such as the Affordable Care Act. In light… Read More

Early Activation of Immune Response Could Lead to Better Vaccines

Researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University have discovered a new “first response” mechanism that the immune system uses to respond to infection. The findings challenge the current understanding of immunity and could lead to new strategies for boosting the effectiveness of all vaccines. “The important concept to take from this study… Read More

Leukemia and Lymphoma Society Awards $1.8 Million to Weill Cornell for Translational Research in Blood Cancers

Weill Cornell Medical College received three research grants from the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, totaling $1.8 million. The funds will be used to support translational research for blood cancers. The $600,000 awards are part of the nationwide $12 million investment by the L&LS’ Translational Research Program. “The funds will support critically-needed translational research for blood… Read More

New York's Investment in Stem Cell Program Continues to Generate New Medical Treatments and Innovative Research

Government Relations Committee”Public Relations Committee” The Associated Medical Schools of New York (AMSNY) today released a 2012 report showing how New York’s stem cell program has enabled it to emerge as a leader in stem cell research, and strengthened the state’s economy through job creation. “This report demonstrates the foresight of New York’s leaders in… Read More

The Need To Incorporate Health Information Technology Into Physicians’ Education And Professional Development

Educational Innovations Committee” Abstract: Nationwide, as physicians and health care systems adopt electronic health records, health information technology is becoming integral to the practice of medicine. But current medical education and professional development curricula do not systematically prepare physicians to use electronic health records and the data these systems collect. We detail how training in… Read More

The Associated Medical Schools of New York Successfully Held its 2011 Symposium

Educational Innovations Committee” The Associated Medical Schools of New York successfully held its 2011 Symposium “The Challenge of Competencies in Undergraduate Medical Education” on September 16th in the Goldwurm Auditorium at Mount Sinai School of Medicine. Its goal was to share approaches, solutions to key challenges and best practices with regard to the implementation on… Read More

Leading Health Care Teams in an Era of Continuous Change: The AMSNY and NYSADC Conference on Interprofessional Leadership

Educational Innovations Committee” The Associated Medical Schools of New York (AMSNY) and the New York State Academic Dental Centers (NYSADC), with support from the Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation and the ADEAGies Foundation, convened an interprofessional group of more than 60 state and national leaders from academic health centers to envision the future health care delivery… Read More

AMSNY Releases the Full Report from the 2010 Interdisciplinary Leadership Conference

Educational Innovations Committee” On October 17-18, 2010, the Associated Medical Schools of New York (AMSNY) and the New York State Dental Centers (NYSADC), with support from the Josiah Macy, Jr. Foundation and the ADEAGies Foundation, convened an interprofessional conference of more than 60 state and national leaders from academic health centers to envision the future… Read More

Med School Prep Program Provides New Opportunity

Committee on Diversity and Multicultural Affairs” “The program, funded by the State Department of Health and run by the 16 members of the Associated Medical Schools of New York (AMSNY), this year welcomed its 20th cohort of students…” For the full article, click here.© 2010 American City Business Journals. All rights reserved.