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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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Are “abortion pills” safe? Are they effective? How are they different from emergency contraception?

  • August 4, 2022
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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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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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Even before the pandemic, women in medicine earned less, did more at home, and lagged in promotions compared to men. Now it further threatens their careers.

  • November 12, 2020
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Nearly 50% of emergency physicians say they’ve been assaulted. 70% of emergency nurses report being hit or kicked on the job. So what’s the solution?

  • February 24, 2020
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Women medical students now outnumber men, yet they still face significant levels of gender harassment, contributing to burnout and dissatisfaction.

  • February 18, 2020
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Providers have long suffered patient bias. Now, medicals schools and teaching hospitals are saying “no more” with powerful steps to protect students and staff.

  • January 17, 2020
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Leaders in academic medicine tackled gender harassment during the 2019 Leadership Forum. Here’s a look at the vital issues and insights they shared.

  • June 21, 2019
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Even before the #MeToo movement, national leaders in medicine began taking significant strides to transform the culture and curb unacceptable behavior.

  • February 14, 2019
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The Brandeis University law professor and advocate for women’s equality implored attendees of Learn Serve Lead 2018 to address bias and sexual harassment.

  • November 4, 2018
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Most female physicians have stories about “those patients.” In the #MeToo era, here’s what teaching hospitals and medical schools are doing to protect them.

  • October 23, 2018
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Sexual harassment affects us all, says Anita Hill, the acclaimed advocate for women’s rights and racial justice. She talked to AAMCNews.

  • September 25, 2018