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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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Student debt and physician shortages are fueling three-year med school options. One leader explains how they work and how to know if you’re a good candidate.

  • October 14, 2021
Joan Cangiarella, MD, director of the NYU Grossman School of Medicine’s accelerated three-year MD pathway, and John Colavito, MD, a program graduate and NYU resident, examine pathology slides.
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How a downed photographer, a hellish flight, and a Fisher-Price quality stethoscope reminded author Danielle Ofri how much she values her medical teammates.

  • December 22, 2019
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The immigrant son of an immigrant physician—now also a physician himself—reveals how stricter immigration controls and rescinding DACA will harm all patients.

  • February 5, 2018
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Two experts from the Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science explain why formulating and delivering a message is not enough, regardless of the audience.

  • December 4, 2017
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Kimmel’s monologue was a moving and personal tribute to the value of interprofessional health care teams and the special missions of teaching hospitals.

  • May 30, 2017
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With uncertainty in federal funding, philanthropy helps academic medical centers achieve goals in education, medical research, and patient care.

  • December 19, 2016