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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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A former Navy fighter pilot. A chef. A kindergarten teacher. For some students, medicine is a second – and sometimes even a third – career.

  • March 16, 2023

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David J. Skorton, MD, looks back at some of the conversations from this past season on “Beyond the White Coat.”

  • January 14, 2021
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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.

As vaccine efforts launch, medical students have stepped in to administer shots and fill other vital vaccination needs. It's an experience they’ll never forget.

  • January 7, 2021
Third-year Albany Medical College student Niki Wadhwa administers the COVID-19 vaccine to an intensive care unit staff member at Albany Med on one of the first days of vaccination.

The 2020 Report on Residents looks at specialties by gender, changes in specialty preferences through medical school, and new doctors serving in needy areas.

  • January 5, 2021
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The pandemic dominated headlines, but it wasn’t the only topic that grabbed our readers’ attention. Here are the 10 most-read news stories of 2020.

  • December 30, 2020
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Curious how “frozen” patients came alive, why one doctor wore rubber noses, how a Black lab assistant changed cardiology, and more? Watch these medical movies.

  • December 29, 2020
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The science behind the COVID-19 vaccines is sound, but institutions must address skepticism among communities scarred by histories of medical duplicity.

  • December 23, 2020
Taison Bell, MD, gets one of the first Pfizer coronavirus vaccinations at UVA Health on Dec. 15.
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The AAMC issued this statement following the passage of legislation (H.R. 133) that would fund the federal government through the end of fiscal year 2021.

  • December 22, 2020

Medical students volunteer to help ease isolation for seniors in nursing homes during the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • December 22, 2020
Laura Pugh, a third-year medical student at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, delivers groceries to a local senior.
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The AAMC issued a statement on the the inclusion of support for expanded Medicare GME positions in the

  • December 21, 2020