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This Is What We Do: Academic Medicine and Rising to the Challenge of COVID-19

This Is What We Do: Academic Medicine Rising to the Challenge of COVID-19

From virtual learning to the speed of getting a vaccine, academic medicine has met every challenge its faced because as medical professionals, this is what we do.

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This polling spotlight expands on a previous polling brief to highlight the unique experiences of LGBTQ+ birthing people.

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The 2022 report presents the economic impact of medical schools and teaching hospitals represented by the AAMC.

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AAMCNews

The Dobbs decision will make it harder for future doctors to learn to perform abortions — and will affect other forms of training like miscarriage management.

  • June 24, 2022

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A Healthier Future for All: The AAMC Strategic Plan

The AAMC's strategic plan takes a clear-eyed perspective of the environment, defines priorities, sets common goals, establishes agreement around intended outcomes, and charts an effective course for the future.


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AAMC Research and Action Institute

The Institute brings together leaders and experts to tackle complex health policy issues and develop straightforward solutions to improve health.


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AAMC Center for Health Justice

The Center sparks community-centered, multi-sector research, collaboration, and action to make the case for policies and practices that ensure all communities have an equal opportunity to thrive.


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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates

Find the latest resources and updates for the AAMC community on the coronavirus pandemic.

Download the new reportThe Way Forward Starts Now: Lessons from COVID-19.

Malika Fair, MD, MPH

“Efforts to achieve equity will take time, and even after the pandemic abates, we must continue to work to reduce inequities between patient populations.”

Malika Fair, MD, MPH, AAMC Senior Director, Equity and Social Accountability

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