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Lori Weiss, 65, a retired teacher, is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease. She is enrolled in a drug clinical trial and is hopeful about recent progress in disease research.
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While there is no cure, researchers say a newly approved drug, advanced testing, and increasing knowledge about the disease may improve patients’ lives.

  • January 24, 2023
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Some people have never contracted the disease despite heavy exposure. Scientists are studying whether genetic mutations shield them from infection or illness.

  • January 19, 2023
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The U.S. Supreme Court could erase years of progress in improving the diversity of the medical student population.

  • January 17, 2023

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For the first time, the number of women enrolling in U.S. medical schools has exceeded the number of men, according to new data released by the AAMC.

  • December 17, 2017
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AAMC President and CEO Darrell G. Kirch, MD, issued a statement regarding the version of H.R. 1, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, that was reported out of conference.

  • December 15, 2017
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AAMC President and CEO Darrell G. Kirch, MD, issued a statement regarding provisions the Senate tax reform legislation, which was introduced today.

  • November 14, 2017
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Joint statement by the American Hospital Association (AHA), Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC), and America's Essential Hospitals.

  • November 12, 2017
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AAMC President and CEO Darrell Kirch issued a statement on the nomination of Alex Azar as secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).

  • November 12, 2017
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AAMC President and CEO Darrell G. Kirch, MD, issued a statement regarding provisions in H.R. 1, the “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.”

  • November 8, 2017
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Reducing Medicare payments to teaching hospitals and safety net providers in the 340B Drug Pricing Program ignores concerns expressed by many in Congress.

  • November 1, 2017
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The AAMC supports legislation representing a milestone toward extending funding for the CHIP program and critical workforce programs administered by HRSA.

  • November 1, 2017
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AAMC President and CEO Darrell G. Kirch, MD, issued a statement regarding President Trump’s proclamation on immigration.

  • September 25, 2017