NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — As politicians battle over healthcare, there is a push to get more minority students interested in becoming doctors.

Pipeline programs across the country are working to break barriers often faced by minority students trying to make it to medical school.

CBS2’s Cindy Hsu got to see how these programs are helping dreams come true.

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Associated Medical Schools of New York and Arthur Ashe Institute.