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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
Authors Imani Perry, JD, PhD, and Jon Meacham discuss the complex legacy of the South at Learn Serve Lead 2022: The AAMC Annual Meeting on Nov. 15.
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Author Imani Perry, JD, PhD, discusses the South’s complex legacy of racism and resistance.

  • November 15, 2022
Thomas Insel, MD, psychiatrist, neuroscientist, and author of “Healing: Our Path from Mental Illness to Mental Health,” speaks at Learn Serve Lead 2022: The AAMC Annual Meeting, on Nov. 14.
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Thomas Insel, MD, neuroscientist and psychiatrist, says the mental health crisis can be solved by focusing on social supports and mental health care systems.

  • November 14, 2022

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What happens when a loved one or you yourself becomes ill? A “doctor-daughter” shares wisdom from her personal experience and years of teaching the tough topic.

  • February 1, 2022
Cynthia Cooper, MD, with her mother, Carol Johnson Cooper, before the Harvard Medical School educator found herself in the role of doctor-daughter.
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Health care workers are burned out and suffering. Here’s what one surgeon thinks should be done.

  • June 4, 2021
A provider in a full protective suit takes a break outside while looking stressed
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COVID-19 has changed academic medicine forever; it’s up to us to make it better than before.

  • January 12, 2021
Nita Ahuja, MD, MBA, chair of the Department of Surgery at Yale School of Medicine, says we can leverage the positive changes from the pandemic to improve academic medicine in the coming years.
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Physicians’ first names don’t belong in the classroom or the clinic, argues one educator.

  • January 22, 2020
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Medical students and residents are responsible, mature, and smart. Let’s show them our respect by asking them to use our first names, argues one educator.

  • December 3, 2019
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A growing number of doctors are dealing with the terrible loss of a patient to suicide.

  • September 13, 2019
A woman in scrubs kneeling in a hallway.
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A physician discusses Imposter syndrome, self-doubt driven by an inability to internalize one’s achievements and abilities.

  • April 2, 2019
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After a near-fatal attack, a medical school dean found his own resiliency. Here’s how he did it — and the wisdom he offers others.

  • November 19, 2018
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Unprofessional behavior can derail even the most promising medical student’s career. The chair of one school’s conduct committee has a solution.

  • July 10, 2018
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"Do as I say, not as I do," won't solve the problem. Faculty members in academic medicine must model and support self-care for students.

  • March 13, 2018