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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 released a statement on the Patient-Physician Relationship and Reproductive Health.

  • September 28, 2021
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Five national hospital organizations released a statement on COVID-19 vaccinations for health care workers.

  • July 27, 2021
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The AAMC issued the following statement in response to President Biden’s full fiscal year (FY) 2022 budget request.

  • May 28, 2021
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The AAMC issued a statement on the announcement by CMS to increase capacity of health care systems during COVID-19 surge.

  • November 25, 2020
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The AAMC and Vizient, Inc. announced today the launch of community benchmarking capabilities for physicians.

  • June 17, 2020
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AAMC President and CEO David J. Skorton, MD, released a statement on the release of legislation to fund the government through the end of FY 2020.

  • December 15, 2019
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Today, five major hospital associations released a paper that explores how to update patient experience surveying to best improve patient care.

  • July 25, 2019
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AAMC supports the HELP Committee’s interest in protecting patients from surprise medical bills but is dismayed they chose to address the issue via rate setting.

  • June 26, 2019
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Darrell G. Kirch issued a statement on the Opioid Workforce Act of 2019 (H.R. 2439), which would support new residency positions to combat the opioid epidemic.

  • May 2, 2019
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AAMC President and CEO Darrell G. Kirch, MD, issued a statement regarding Senate passage of the conference agreement on the fiscal year 2019 appropriations.

  • September 18, 2018