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The stakes are high and everyone in medicine needs to step up. Nerdy Girl scientists provide lessons and tools from their work to educate the public.

  • August 11, 2022
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The U.S. had too few psychiatrists even before COVID-19 increased anxiety and depression. Here’s how leaders are stepping up with a range of creative solutions.

  • August 9, 2022
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  • August 4, 2022

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The 2021 first-year class is larger, more diverse than any before. Did the pandemic, social justice, or remote interviews boost motivation of aspiring doctors?

  • December 8, 2021
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On December 2, the AAMC issued a statement on the release of a continuing resolution (CR) that would fund the federal government through Feb. 18, 2022.

  • December 2, 2021
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The AAMC 2021 Report on Residents shows trends in demographics, specialty preferences, and geographic preferences among doctors in training.

  • December 1, 2021
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On November 19, the AAMC released a statement applauding the House for advancing the Build Back Better Act.

  • November 19, 2021
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The co-winners of the 2021 Vilcek-Gold Award for Humanism in Healthcare discuss their work to support immigrants in health care professions.

  • November 10, 2021
Darrell Kirch, MD, former AAMC president, poses with Denisse Rojas Marquez, MD, MPP, and Jirayut “New” Latthivongskorn, MD, MPH, winners of the Vilcek-Gold Award for Humanism in Healthcare at Learn Serve Lead 2021: The Virtual Experience, on Nov. 9.
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AAMC President and CEO David J. Skorton, MD, and AAMC Board Chair J. Larry Jameson, MD, PhD, say change is needed to improve the nation’s health.

  • November 9, 2021
David Skorton speaks during Learn Serve Lead 2021
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Bestselling author and podcast host Brené Brown, PhD, spoke at Learn Serve Lead 2021: The Virtual Experience about the importance of vulnerability.

  • November 9, 2021
Brené Brown, PhD, bestselling author and University of Houston professor, spoke at Learn Serve Lead 2021: The Virtual Experience on Monday, Nov. 8, 2021.
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Two pioneers — former U.S. Surgeon General David Satcher, MD, PhD, and Obamacare expert Daniel Dawes, JD — offer a path forward for battling health inequities.

  • November 8, 2021
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Faced with an aging population and a physician shortage, hospitals create geriatric collaborations to manage patients, raise elder care skills of all doctors.

  • November 4, 2021
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Shame and stigma fuel addiction and prevent treatment, argues Nora Volkow, MD, director of the National Institute on Drug Abuse. But compassion can save lives.

  • November 2, 2021
National Institute on Drug Abuse Director Nora Volkow, MD, presenting her annual report to a meeting of principal investigators in the Clinical Trials Network in Rockville, Maryland.