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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
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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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The residency application process is full of challenges for students and programs. We explore three possible reforms and what they may mean for all involved.

  • September 13, 2022

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Pathway Programs Translational Research
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As the hyper contagious BA.2 variant spreads across the country, experts say we are entering a new phase of the pandemic. Here’s what you need to know.

  • April 28, 2022
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After 12 years as director of the National Institutes of Health, Collins muses on the pandemic, this country's divisions, and the future of biomedical research.

  • December 16, 2021
Francis Collins, MD, PhD
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Without a supportive pathway program, I wouldn’t be entering medicine. If we’re going to train the Native American physicians we need, we must build many more.

  • August 5, 2021
A blanketing ceremony closed out the 2020-2021 Wy’east Postbaccalaureate Pathway program for American Indian and Alaska Native students headed to medical school.
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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
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The number of Black men and American Indian students admitted to medical school is declining. Students in these identity groups share their experiences.

  • June 1, 2021
Alec Calac, president of the Association of Native American Medical Students at the University of California (UC), San Diego, School of Medicine, speaks at the medical school in 2019.
Press Release

AAMC President and CEO David J. Skorton, MD, issued the following statement on the American Jobs Plan

  • April 1, 2021
AAMCNews

Black men face many obstacles in their path to medicine. At the AAMC’s annual meeting, three who succeeded shared their stories and ideas on how to help others.

  • November 23, 2020
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Nikole Hannah-Jones and Ibram X. Kendi, renowned voices in antiracism, call for institutional antiracism.

  • November 17, 2020
Ibram X. Kendi, PhD, director of the Center for Antiracist Research at Boston University, and Nikole Hannah-Jones, investigative journalist, speak at Learn Serve Lead 2020 on November 16.
AAMCNews

Students are demanding medical institutions combat racism, and their institutions are listening.

  • July 23, 2020
Ian Simpson-Shelton, MD, speaks at the University of California San Diego Anti-Racism Coalition Day of Action on June 8, 2020
Press Release

AAMC President and CEO David J. Skorton, MD, released a statement on the release of legislation to fund the government through the end of FY 2020.

  • December 15, 2019