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Two decades after a vaccine was withdrawn, scientists are producing medicines to prevent a disease that afflicts nearly half a million people each year.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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Medical residents often bemoan long hours and relatively low wages. Now, a growing number are unionizing, which observers say brings benefits — and drawbacks.

  • June 7, 2022
The Resident and Fellow Physician Union-Northwest stages a 15-minute walkout at Seattle’s Harborview Medical Center in February during contract negotiations.
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From the immune system’s intricacies to cadavers as crash test dummies, these books cover the humorous, strange, and meaningful aspects of medicine.

  • July 6, 2021
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An astronaut, a medical school president, an Emmy winner, and other successful doctors share practical tips and meaningful insights for incoming interns.

  • June 22, 2021
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The AAMC issued the following statement on President Biden's request for fiscal year 2022 discretionary funding.

  • April 9, 2021
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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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Renowned bioethicist Arthur Caplan, PhD, offers advice on how to make the COVID-19 vaccine rollout more equitable, ethical, and trustworthy.

  • March 23, 2021
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A physician-in-training argues that social media can help marginalized groups in medicine find needed support and validation.

  • March 16, 2021
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Press Release

The AAMC released a statement in the wake of recent allegations of racism in academic medicine.

  • February 23, 2021
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Veteran reporter Ann Curry urged attendees at the AAMC annual meeting to consider how deep listening and meaningful connection serve patients — and physicians.

  • November 17, 2020
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The AAMC issued this statement in response to the Administration's executive order on Combating Race and Sex Stereotyping.

  • September 24, 2020
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