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As federal funding sunsets for the Undiagnosed Diseases Network, programs seek creative ways to continue its innovative approach to finding answers.

  • September 29, 2022
Tick insect warning sign in nature forest. Lyme disease and tick-borne meningoencephalitis transmitter.
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Two decades after a vaccine was withdrawn, scientists are producing medicines to prevent a disease that afflicts nearly half a million people each year.

  • September 22, 2022
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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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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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With illnesses like depression and anxiety rising, mental health specialists and front-line doctors train each other and integrate their work to improve care.

  • February 3, 2022
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Faced with an aging population and a physician shortage, hospitals create geriatric collaborations to manage patients, raise elder care skills of all doctors.

  • November 4, 2021
Female African American doctor visits with her Senior Caucasian patient.
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The new AAMC Center for Health Justice will bring together national and local leaders to improve the health of all communities.

  • September 21, 2021
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From sewing masks to unloading supplies, medical students are tackling tasks to meet growing needs during the COVID-19 crisis while learning amazing lessons.

  • April 2, 2020
Students distribute personal protective equipment at a Mount Sinai hospital in New York City, where volunteers tackle such tasks 24/7 through an Icahn School of Medicine effort
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AAMC leaders David J. Skorton, MD, and Lilly Marks urge changes to escape the “unacceptable status quo” in the Leadership Plenary at Learn Serve Lead 2019.

  • November 9, 2019
AAMC President and CEO David J. Skorton, MD, and AAMC Board of Directors Chair Lilly Marks give their remarks during the Leadership Plenary on Sunday, November 10, at Learn Serve Lead 2019: The AAMC Annual Meeting.
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From new research on the doctor shortage to insights into how to apply to residency, here are the top AAMCNews stories of 2018.

  • December 25, 2018
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Each year, foodborne illnesses sicken roughly 48 million people. A new online module teaches health professions students how to help handle an outbreak.

  • August 21, 2018
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Untreated oral health issues can wreak havoc on health and well-being, yet medical schools have historically taught little about them. Now, some leaders are det

  • July 3, 2018
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Military medical personnel prepare for the rigors of treating combat injuries by training at trauma centers at teaching hospitals.

  • April 30, 2018