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Child vaccination rates in the U.S. have declined from pre-COVID levels. Experts say vaccine hesitancy could cause resurgence of previously controlled diseases.

  • August 2, 2022
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Amid new pledges to reduce greenhouse gases, hospitals find progress through quiet methods like changing anesthetics, fixing valves, and re-sterilizing devices.

  • July 28, 2022
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A new report highlights the extent of sexual harassment among faculty, as well as promising practices that might prevent and address it.

  • July 26, 2022

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DACA
AAMCNews

AAMC chief public policy officer Karen Fisher, JD, has fought to support the missions of academic medicine. She describes key wins and the work that lies ahead.

  • May 10, 2022
AAMC Chief Public Policy Officer Karen Fisher, JD, speaks with Sen. Roy Blunt [R-Mo.] and then-AAMC President and CEO Darrell Kirch, MD, (right) at a 2018 AAMC reception for the National Institutes of Health.
AAMCNews

Changes to the program in 2022 will enable more students to qualify for assistance paying for the MCAT® exam, prep materials, and application fees.

  • January 27, 2022
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Press Release

The AAMC issued this statement on the House committees' markup of the Build Back Better Act, which includes key health infrastructure priorities.

  • September 16, 2021
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Insights

I’m an emergency room physician and a DACA recipient and I believe Congress should pass immigration reform to give immigrants a more certain future.

  • September 14, 2021
Denisse Rojas Marquez, MD, MPP, poses for a picture with her sister, Nadia Rojas, at her graduation from Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York earlier this year.
Press Release

The AAMC has issued a statement on the U.S. District Court in the Southern District of Texas’ decision that DACA is unlawful.

  • July 16, 2021
Press Release

AAMC statement on President Biden's immigration proposals and executive orders.

  • January 21, 2021
Press Release

The AAMC issued this statement on the Supreme Court's 5-4 decision that the Administration did not provide adequate justification for terminating DACA.

  • June 18, 2020
AAMCNews

Supreme Court ruling gives DACA medical students and residents temporary reprieve amidst a pandemic and physician shortages.

  • June 18, 2020
Manuel Bernal, MD, a second-year medical resident at Advocate Christ Medical Center, has treated COVID-19 patients while awaiting the Supreme Court ruling on the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program that allows him to work as a physician
AAMCNews

From the closure of Hahnemann University Hospital to insights into why many women leave medicine early in their careers, these are 2019’s top AAMCNews stories.

  • December 29, 2019
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Insights

In a new Washington Post op-ed, David J. Skorton, MD, AAMC president and CEO, examines the impact rescission of DACA would have on the health of the nation.

  • November 5, 2019
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