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The U.S. had too few psychiatrists even before COVID-19 increased anxiety and depression. Here’s how leaders are stepping up with a range of creative solutions.

  • August 9, 2022
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Are “abortion pills” safe? Are they effective? How are they different from emergency contraception?

  • August 4, 2022
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Child vaccination rates in the U.S. have declined from pre-COVID levels. Experts say vaccine hesitancy could cause resurgence of previously controlled diseases.

  • August 2, 2022

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The AAMC issued the following statement about the importance of allowing doctors to provide gender-affirming care to transgender youth.

  • April 9, 2021
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Postdocs have returned to their labs, but experiments are moving slowly. Schools and some federal agencies are seeking ways to help them make up for lost time.

  • April 8, 2021
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Many frail and elderly people can’t get out to get a COVID-19 vaccine. So teaching hospitals are giving shots to patients right in their own homes.

  • April 6, 2021
Gail and Robert Pursel of Millville, Pennsylvania, receive their COVID-19 vaccines, thanks to Geisinger’s in-home health care service.
Podcast

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

  • April 6, 2021
AAMCNews

Experts answer common questions about the COVID-19 vaccines’ safety, efficacy rates, and how they work against the variants.

  • April 1, 2021
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Press Release

AAMC President and CEO David J. Skorton, MD, issued the following statement on the American Jobs Plan

  • April 1, 2021
AAMCNews

The first U.S. vaccines against COVID-19 emerged from decades of university research and may portend a faster, cheaper way to combat other diseases.

  • March 29, 2021
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Press Release

AAMC President and CEO David J. Skorton, MD, issued the following statement on the reintroduction of the Physician Shortage Reduction Act of 2021

  • March 26, 2021
Insights

Recent mass shootings in Atlanta and Boulder show how far we have to go in addressing these ills afflicting our country. Academic medicine must speak up.

  • March 25, 2021
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Telemedicine soared during the pandemic, and experts say it’s here to stay. How can providers and future physicians prepare to provide quality care from afar?

  • March 24, 2021
Kimberly Noel, MD, MPH, talks to a patient through a computer in her office