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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
Jewel Mullen, MD, MPH, MPA
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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
AAMC Board Chair Kirk Calhoun, MD, and AAMC President and CEO David J. Skorton, MD, discuss challenges to academic medicine during the Leadership Plenary Nov. 13 at Learn Serve Lead 2022.
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AAMC President and CEO David J. Skorton, MD, and AAMC Board Chair Kirk A. Calhoun, MD, call on colleagues to work together to tackle health care challenges.

  • November 13, 2022

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The AAMC named Jonathan Jaffery, MD, MS, MMM, FACP, as its next chief health care officer.

  • October 31, 2022
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The AAMC announced Danielle Turnipseed, JD, MHSA, MPP, as its next chief public policy officer.

  • October 3, 2022
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This AAMC report examines economic impact of institutions in their communities.

  • June 29, 2022
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The voting members of the AAMC and the AAHC have approved a merger of their two organizations as of April 1, 2022. The AAHC will become part of the AAMC.

  • January 20, 2022
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The AAMC and over 60 orgs and experts support the requirement that workers at companies with 100+ workers receive the COVID-19 vaccine or be tested.

  • November 18, 2021
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The AAMC has announced its 2021-2022 Board of Directors, which reflects recent changes allowing for the creation of a broader and more flexible board structure.

  • November 2, 2021
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The AAMC joined major health care professional organizations to call for COVID-19 vaccine requirements for all health workers.

  • July 26, 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 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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The number of first-year students in U.S. medical schools increased by 1.7% in the 2020 academic year, according to data released today by the AAMC.

  • December 16, 2020