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Two decades after a vaccine was withdrawn, scientists are producing medicines to prevent a disease that afflicts nearly half a million people each year.

  • September 22, 2022
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Widespread wastewater testing began during the COVID-19 pandemic. Now, public health officials are expanding their efforts to look for other diseases.

  • September 20, 2022
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Journalist and author Linda Villarosa unveils how racism — more than socioeconomic status or personal behavior — drives inequities.

  • September 15, 2022

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Join us for an engaging and informative discussion with David J. Skorton, MD, and Roger A. Mitchell Jr., MD, on gun violence as a public health crisis.

  • June 1, 2022
Beyond the White Coat

This episode talks about the racial and ethnic disparities in COVID-19 vaccination rates and explores strategies to promote equity in vaccine access.

  • May 28, 2021
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On this episode, we talk with health care providers and experts to debunk common myths and share accurate information about the COVID-19 vaccines.

  • May 14, 2021
Coronavirus Vaccine Fake News Facts

This episode talks about the challenges health care systems are experiencing in trying to ensure their staff are vaccinated.

  • April 30, 2021

As congressional lawmakers continue their work on Capitol Hill, the academic medicine community is looking for ways to educate policymakers.

  • April 14, 2021
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Clarence Fluker, AAMC director of community engagement, talks with three guests about the alarming absence of Black men in medicine.

  • April 6, 2021

David J. Skorton, MD, looks back at some of the conversations from this past season on “Beyond the White Coat.”

  • January 14, 2021
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In this episode, we explore how academic medicine can move toward more equitable care for all.

  • December 17, 2020
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AAMC Director of Community Engagement Clarence Fluker talks with Dr. Sharma about how the pandemic has impacted access to much-needed health care.

  • November 20, 2020

Max Jordan Nguemeni Tiako, a fourth-year medical student at the Yale School of Medicine, shares his perspective on racism in medical education.

  • November 12, 2020
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