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Tick insect warning sign in nature forest. Lyme disease and tick-borne meningoencephalitis transmitter.
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Two decades after a vaccine was withdrawn, scientists are producing medicines to prevent a disease that afflicts nearly half a million people each year.

  • September 22, 2022
Worker in water treatment plant
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Widespread wastewater testing began during the COVID-19 pandemic. Now, public health officials are expanding their efforts to look for other diseases.

  • September 20, 2022
Doctor holding stethoscope on pregnant woman's belly
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Journalist and author Linda Villarosa unveils how racism — more than socioeconomic status or personal behavior — drives inequities.

  • September 15, 2022

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Immigration HRSA - Health Resources & Services Administration
AAMCNews

On the border and across the country, medical students and faculty have stepped in to provide basic medical care to migrants. The need is enormous.

  • January 20, 2022
University of Arizona College of Medicine - Phoenix volunteers carry donations for Refugee Health Alliance in Tijuana, Mexico.
AAMCNews

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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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 issued the following statement after the House advanced the fiscal year (FY) 2022 budget resolution.

  • August 24, 2021
The east side of the US Capitol in the early morning.
Insights

I started F-1 Doctors to help international students like me find mentorship when applying to U.S. medical schools.

  • July 29, 2021
Azan Zahir Virji, MPH
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

The AAMC issued the following statement on President Biden's request for fiscal year 2022 discretionary funding.

  • April 9, 2021
Press Release

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

  • January 21, 2021
AAMCNews

Vivek Murthy, MD, shares his insights on how breaking down silos and embracing commonality can build stronger, healthier communities.

  • November 18, 2020
Former Surgeon General Vivek Murthy, MD, recipient of the 2020 Vilcek-Gold Award for Humanism in Healthcare, speaks at Learn Serve Lead 2020.
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Health care providers and food policy experts highlight a need for accessible, healthy food to combat poor health in vulnerable populations during the pandemic.

  • October 15, 2020
Cars line up at a free groceries distribution in observance of Good Friday for those impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic on April 10, 2020 in Inglewood, California.