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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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The AAMC issued the following statement in response to the announcement that Anthony S. Fauci, MD, will step down in December 2022.

  • August 22, 2022
Press Release

On March 17, the AAMC issued a statement applauding President Biden’s appointment of Ashish Jha, MD, to be the next White House COVID-19 response coordinator.

  • March 17, 2022
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On January 13, the AAMC released a statement in response to the U.S. Supreme Court’s decisions on federal vaccine requirements from OSHA and CMS.

  • January 13, 2022
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Press Release

On December 29, the AAMC released a statement applauding the CMS announcement that it is reinstating COVID-19 vaccine mandates at covered health care locations.

  • December 29, 2021
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Press Release

On December 15, the AAMC reiterated the importance of maintaining COVID-19 vaccination mandates for health care personnel in hospital and patient care settings.

  • December 15, 2021
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Press Release

The AAMC and over 60 orgs and experts support the requirement that workers at companies with 100+ workers receive the COVID-19 vaccine or be tested.

  • November 18, 2021
Press Release

The AAMC issued this statement on the House committees' markup of the Build Back Better Act, which includes key health infrastructure priorities.

  • September 16, 2021
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Press Release

The AAMC is calling for coordinated federal leadership to improve the nation’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic amid the latest resurgence.

  • September 15, 2021
Press Release

The AAMC issued the following statement after the House advanced the fiscal year (FY) 2022 budget resolution.

  • August 24, 2021
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Press Release

Five national hospital organizations released a statement on COVID-19 vaccinations for health care workers.

  • July 27, 2021
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