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Two decades after a vaccine was withdrawn, scientists are producing medicines to prevent a disease that afflicts nearly half a million people each year.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
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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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ERAS - Electronic Residency Application System HRSA - Health Resources & Services Administration
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AAMC delivered the following testimony during an NRMP Board of Directors and leadership meeting on Sept. 16, 2022 on the two-phase main residency Match proposal

  • September 19, 2022
AAMCNews

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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The trial residency application launches in dermatology, general surgery, and internal medicine. Here’s key information for students and residency programs.

  • September 2, 2021
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The residency application, selection, and transition process is complex and stressful. Now, a committee of key stakeholders proposes dramatic changes.

  • August 26, 2021
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Press Release

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

  • April 9, 2021
AAMCNews

Physicians reflect on their Match Day experiences and share advice for students as they start residency.

  • March 18, 2021
Bob Wachter, MD, calls his family from a pay phone on his Match Day in 1983 to tell them that he matched at the University of California, San Francisco, where he is now chair of the Department of Medicine.
Press Release

The AAMC issued this statement in response to the March 15 2021 Supplemental Offer and Acceptance Program (SOAP) Delay.

  • March 16, 2021
AAMCNews

Medical students always worry about getting a residency slot. But the pandemic has made this application cycle even more uncertain. What will Match Week hold?

  • March 9, 2021
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COVID-19 has complicated in-person interviews, exam dates, and recommendation letters. What can make the residency application process smooth and fair?

  • July 16, 2020
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New AAMC data show that a majority of U.S. MD applicants who fail the USMLE Step 1 exam on the first attempt still go on to a residency.

  • July 7, 2020
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