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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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DACA
AAMCNews

Changes to the program in 2022 will enable more students to qualify for assistance paying for the MCAT® exam, prep materials, and application fees.

  • January 27, 2022
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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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I’m an emergency room physician and a DACA recipient and I believe Congress should pass immigration reform to give immigrants a more certain future.

  • September 14, 2021
Denisse Rojas Marquez, MD, MPP, poses for a picture with her sister, Nadia Rojas, at her graduation from Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York earlier this year.
Press Release

The AAMC has issued a statement on the U.S. District Court in the Southern District of Texas’ decision that DACA is unlawful.

  • July 16, 2021
Press Release

AAMC statement on President Biden's immigration proposals and executive orders.

  • January 21, 2021
Press Release

The AAMC issued this statement on the Supreme Court's 5-4 decision that the Administration did not provide adequate justification for terminating DACA.

  • June 18, 2020
AAMCNews

Supreme Court ruling gives DACA medical students and residents temporary reprieve amidst a pandemic and physician shortages.

  • June 18, 2020
Manuel Bernal, MD, a second-year medical resident at Advocate Christ Medical Center, has treated COVID-19 patients while awaiting the Supreme Court ruling on the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program that allows him to work as a physician
AAMCNews

From the closure of Hahnemann University Hospital to insights into why many women leave medicine early in their careers, these are 2019’s top AAMCNews stories.

  • December 29, 2019
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Insights

In a new Washington Post op-ed, David J. Skorton, MD, AAMC president and CEO, examines the impact rescission of DACA would have on the health of the nation.

  • November 5, 2019
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Nearly 200 undocumented students and residents are currently training in U.S. medical schools and teaching hospitals.

  • September 17, 2019
DACA protestors on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C.