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Medical students are learning to protect patients from firearm injuries. Lessons include suicide risks, gun locks, and handling hard conversations with respect.

  • December 6, 2022
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As more states legalize recreational cannabis, scientists still know little about its risks and benefits. That’s largely due to federal research restrictions.

  • December 1, 2022
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Black patients wait a year longer for an organ transplant than White patients — and that’s just one transplant inequity. An expert offers a way forward.

  • November 29, 2022

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The AAMC has established the AAMC Center for Health Justice to address health inequities nationwide and ensure all can attain their full health potential.

  • September 21, 2021
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The AAMC issued a statement in response to the guilty verdict of Derek Chauvin in the murder of George Floyd.

  • April 20, 2021
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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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The AAMC has announced a cooperative agreement with the Centers for Disease Control to build confidence in COVID-19 vaccines.

  • March 19, 2021
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AAMC announced it is renaming the Abraham Flexner Award for Distinguished Service to Medical Education to the AAMC Award for Excellence in Medical Education.

  • November 17, 2020
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The AAMC issued this statement on police brutality and racism in America and their impact on health.

  • June 1, 2020
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The AAMC today called for the development of a national, standardized data collection system that accurately captures race and ethnicity data during COVID-19..

  • April 10, 2020