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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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AAMCNews CPD - Continuing Professional Development
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Despite critical workforce shortages in some hot spots around the country, physicians whose licenses expired long ago cannot just jump back into practice.

  • April 8, 2020
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Opioid education workshop attracts leaders in medical education and substance use disorder to discuss challenges and opportunities.

  • May 10, 2019
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Spurred by high funeral costs, greater social awareness, and dwindling religious customs, body donations to medical schools are on the rise.

  • April 5, 2019
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With fewer primary care physicians visiting their patients’ hospitals, one specialization aimed at inpatient care is taking off: the hospitalist.

  • February 19, 2018
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Home-based primary care programs, many of which are run by academic medical centers, bring comprehensive care to homebound patients with chronic conditions.

  • February 5, 2018
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Why an open approach benefits not only patients and their families, but also medical students, physicians, and teaching hospitals.

  • January 15, 2018
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Physicians and other providers are addressing patient safety and quality improvement challenges through innovative continuing medical education programs.

  • April 11, 2017
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As opioid-related deaths rise nationwide, the medical community is getting the word out to physicians about the dangers of overprescribing painkillers.

  • February 20, 2017