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Chris Buckley (left) and Heval Kelli, MD, grew up with different beliefs and backgrounds, but they share a passion for the United States.
AAMCNews

Cardiologist Heval Kelli, MD, fled persecution in Syria. Chris Buckley loathed Muslims and joined the KKK. Now they’re on a mission to help heal our nation.

  • February 1, 2023
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Focusing on mental illness as the cause of mass shootings diverts attention from the larger problem of gun violence in the U.S., two experts argue.

  • January 26, 2023
AAMC Chief Communications and Marketing Officer Susan Cato at AAMC headquarters in Washington D.C.
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The AAMC named Susan Cato as its next chief communications and marketing officer, effective Jan. 15.

  • January 19, 2023

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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.