AAMCNews & Insights AAMCNews How risky is recreational marijuana use? No one really knows. As more states legalize recreational cannabis, scientists still know little about its risks and benefits. That’s largely due to federal research restrictions. December 1, 2022 Insights How our organ transplant system fails people of color Black patients wait a year longer for an organ transplant than White patients — and that’s just one transplant inequity. An expert offers a way forward. November 29, 2022 AAMCNews AAMC Leaders: Unprecedented times call for concerted action to improve the health of… AAMC President and CEO David J. Skorton, MD, and AAMC Board Chair Kirk A. Calhoun, MD, call on colleagues to work together to tackle health care challenges. November 13, 2022 AAMCNews The South as the soul of America Author Imani Perry, JD, PhD, discusses the South’s complex legacy of racism and resistance. 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Here’s what you need to know. April 28, 2022 AAMCNews Francis Collins, MD, PhD, reflects on his tenure — and his legacy 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 Insights Three-year medical school programs are growing. Here’s why Student debt and physician shortages are fueling three-year med school options. One leader explains how they work and how to know if you’re a good candidate. October 14, 2021 AAMCNews These physicians work in underserved communities. The National Health Service Corps helps make that financially feasible New funding for the National Health Service Corps will bolster the program’s ability to help physicians work in underserved communities. June 24, 2021 AAMCNews They served on the COVID-19 front lines. Now these emergency medicine doctors can't find jobs. Usually, emergency medicine residents fend off recruiters. This year, they’re barely getting calls back. Here's how COVID-19 has upended EM job prospects. February 25, 2021 AAMCNews Feeding future doctors: Universities work to alleviate food insecurity among medical students Data on food insecurity among medical students is sparse, but researchers think it’s a growing concern amid the pandemic. Schools are working to help. January 14, 2021 AAMCNews 7 ways to reduce medical school debt Loan repayment programs. Smart budgeting strategies. Fee assistance programs. Young doctors have many resources as they embark on a medical career. October 14, 2020 AAMCNews Taking the Sting Out of Medical School Debt Medical students and young doctors are taking advantage of multiple programs and strategies to ease the burden of their education debt. April 4, 2017 Collection Medical School Affordability and Student Aid Despite the expense, more students choose to pursue a career in medicine. Explore how academic medicine is keeping medical school affordable.