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Medical students are learning to protect patients from firearm injuries. Lessons include suicide risks, gun locks, and handling hard conversations with respect.

  • December 6, 2022
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As more states legalize recreational cannabis, scientists still know little about its risks and benefits. That’s largely due to federal research restrictions.

  • December 1, 2022
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Black patients wait a year longer for an organ transplant than White patients — and that’s just one transplant inequity. An expert offers a way forward.

  • November 29, 2022

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Podcasts Advocacy, Policy, & Legislation

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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David Skorton, AAMC president and CEO, talks with Rep. Donna Shalala (D-Fla.) to discuss how the coronavirus has forced us to look at health care policy .

  • May 29, 2020

David Skorton, MD, AAMC president and CEO, talks with Sen. Roy Blunt (R-Mo.) and Rep. Donna Shalala (D-Fla.) about how health care policy will change.

  • May 29, 2020
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"Beyond the White Coat" Transcript: Episode 5, Part 1

  • May 29, 2020

David Skorton talks with Jonathan Ripp, MD, MPH, senior associate dean for well-being and resilience and chief wellness officer at the Icahn School of Medicine.

  • May 15, 2020
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David J. Skorton, MD, AAMC president and CEO, talks with Francis Collins, MD, PhD, director of the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

  • May 1, 2020
Beyond the White Coat