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My Story Matters: Diversity Impacts Health Care

In this video series, medical students and physicians share how their backgrounds and life experiences inspired their career choice.

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Eight prominent Black leaders in medicine. Top row (left to right): Selwyn Vickers, Valerie Rice, Griffin Rodgers, and Deborah Prothrow-Stith. Bottom row (left to right): David Satcher, Marcella Nunez-Smith, Alister Martin, and James Hildreth Sr.
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These inspiring Black doctors overcame obstacles to battle inequities, run major institutions, discover breakthrough treatments, and improve care for millions.

  • Feb. 1, 2024
Beyond the White Coat Podcast Season 4, Episode 5: Mental Health and Social Determinants of Health with David J. Skorton, MD, Yunyu Xiao, PhD, and Justin Bullock, MD.
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On this week’s “Beyond the White Coat,” learn about the stigmas that surround mental health in the medical profession and how they trickle down to patients.

  • Jan. 30, 2024
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Careers in Medicine

Anita Pokorny, MEd, associate professor of family and community medicine at Northeast Ohio Medical University, examines what it means for medical students to “find their fit” as they strive to make a specialty decision.


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Beyond the White Coat Podcast

“Beyond the White Coat” convenes authentic conversations between members of the academic medical community, AAMC leaders, and other health professionals on timely issues.


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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.