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AAMC experts are available for comment on a wide range of national health issues, including health inequities, national health policy and legislation, scientific and medical developments, the social determinants of health, public health preparedness, and the future of teaching hospitals and medical education. Experts can also comment on the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and its impact on medical research, patient care, and physician training. See “Our Leadership” for full bios.

Journalists Reporting on Coronavirus (COVID-19)

David J. Skorton, MD
David J. Skorton, MD, President and Chief Executive Officer
National health challenges: disparities, access, social determinants, workforce, medical education, research, and preparedness for future public health crises.
David A. Acosta, MD
David A. Acosta, MD, Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer
Health inequities and diversity, equity, and inclusion in the health care workforce.
Ross McKinney Jr., MD
Ross McKinney, Jr., MD, Chief Scientific Officer
Medical research, COVID-19 testing, and infectious diseases.
Janis M. Orlowski, MD, MACP
Janis M. Orlowski, MD, MACP, Chief Health Care Officer
Patient care at teaching hospitals and academic medical centers, residency training, physician workforce shortage.
John E. Prescott, MD
John E. Prescott, MD, Chief Academic Officer
Impact of current events on medical schools and medical education.
Alison J. Whelan, MD
Alison J. Whelan, MD, Chief Medical Education Officer
Impact of current events on medical education and medical students.

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Managing Editor Gabrielle Redford, 202-741-0745, aamcnews@aamc.org

2020 Virtual Press Conferences

View our press conferences on racism and health, the physician workforce, and the latest on the coronavirus pandemic.