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Stigma and career risks often cause providers to hide their mental health challenges. Four doctors share their journeys, hoping to inspire others to seek care.

  • March 28, 2023
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New artificial intelligence tools can write application essays, do homework, take tests, and more. Medical schools grapple with how to integrate chatbots.

  • March 23, 2023
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For high schoolers certain they want to become physicians, institutions offer a range of approaches to early medical school acceptance.

  • March 22, 2023

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The AAMC released a statement in response to the Supreme Courts decision to hear arguments in the 340B Drug Pricing Cuts Case.

  • July 2, 2021
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The AAMC issued a press release calling for federal funding to support hospital- and community-based violence intervention programs to combat gun violence.

  • July 1, 2021

As scientists test vaccines in children, evidence indicates how COVID-19 harms kids, how immunizations of others can protect them, and the impact of a vaccine.

  • July 1, 2021
A masked doctor prepares a masked child patient for a vaccination

They watched patients and colleagues sicken and die for months. Now, many front-line providers are struggling with symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder.

  • June 29, 2021
Brittany Bankhead-Kendall, MD, now a trauma surgeon at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, saw a flood of deaths during the pandemic and has suffered symptoms of PTSD.

New funding for the National Health Service Corps will bolster the program’s ability to help physicians work in underserved communities.

  • June 24, 2021
Paola Portela, MD, chief medical officer of the Infant Welfare Society of Chicago, plays with a young patient.

An astronaut, a medical school president, an Emmy winner, and other successful doctors share practical tips and meaningful insights for incoming interns.

  • June 22, 2021
Team of scientists working in a lab during the pandemic - Caucasian senior male, Caucasian young woman and a Mixed race woman.

COVID-19 took an incalculable toll on the nation’s physicians. We will be unraveling its impact for years to come.

  • June 17, 2021
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The AAMC issued a statement in response to the Supreme Court’s ruling in California v. Texas, in which the court dismissed the case based on lack of standing.

  • June 17, 2021

More large health systems are requiring all staff to get vaccinated; others are opting for gentle persuasion. Here are the factors that drive those approaches.

  • June 15, 2021
An employee receives her second dose of a COVID-19 vaccine at Riley Hospital for Children in Indianapolis.

A new AAMC study projects a shortfall of up to 124,000 physicians by 2034. More graduate medical education slots can help fill the gap.

  • June 11, 2021
A masked doctor talks with a masked patient in her office