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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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The residency application process is full of challenges for students and programs. We explore three possible reforms and what they may mean for all involved.

  • September 13, 2022

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The 340B Drug Pricing Program is under threat despite bipartisan support from lawmakers. Find out why it is crucial for many patients and programs.

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AAMC member institutions are actively working to advance medical education, research, and clinical care to address the opioid epidemic.

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Federal investment in medical research and the biomedical research workforce is the beginning of hope for patients suffering from serious illnesses.

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A diverse and culturally competent physician workforce is vital to achieving better health for all.

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Teaching hospitals deliver state-of-the-art medical care under complex conditions and are committed to educational activities in the health professions.

A doctor discussing the patient's illness or injury with the residents.

The physician shortage needs a multi-pronged approach, including changes to how graduate medical education (GME) is funded.

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Despite the expense, more students choose to pursue a career in medicine. Explore how academic medicine is keeping medical school affordable.

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Learn about developments in telehealth technology and practice during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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This collection highlights the work academic medicine is doing in patient care, research and medical education to address the the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Resources for our member organizations on how to oppose racism and how to promote anti-racism.

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