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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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CPD - Continuing Professional Development SHPEP - Summer Health Professions Education Program
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Telemedicine soared during the pandemic, and experts say it’s here to stay. How can providers and future physicians prepare to provide quality care from afar?

  • March 24, 2021
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Despite critical workforce shortages in some hot spots around the country, physicians whose licenses expired long ago cannot just jump back into practice.

  • April 8, 2020
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Opioid education workshop attracts leaders in medical education and substance use disorder to discuss challenges and opportunities.

  • May 10, 2019
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Spurred by high funeral costs, greater social awareness, and dwindling religious customs, body donations to medical schools are on the rise.

  • April 5, 2019
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Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer people suffer huge health disparities. Sometimes, they also face discrimination from providers.

  • March 4, 2019
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As the academic medicine community works to combat the physician shortage, all stakeholders need to ensure that our physician workforce is diverse.

  • November 13, 2018
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Physical pain, depression, anxiety, even suicide: the effects of bullying are profound. How academic medicine can — and must — help those who suffer.

  • October 23, 2018
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With fewer primary care physicians visiting their patients’ hospitals, one specialization aimed at inpatient care is taking off: the hospitalist.

  • February 19, 2018
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Home-based primary care programs, many of which are run by academic medical centers, bring comprehensive care to homebound patients with chronic conditions.

  • February 5, 2018
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The immigrant son of an immigrant physician—now also a physician himself—reveals how stricter immigration controls and rescinding DACA will harm all patients.

  • February 5, 2018