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The U.S. had too few psychiatrists even before COVID-19 increased anxiety and depression. Here’s how leaders are stepping up with a range of creative solutions.

  • August 9, 2022
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Are “abortion pills” safe? Are they effective? How are they different from emergency contraception?

  • August 4, 2022
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Child vaccination rates in the U.S. have declined from pre-COVID levels. Experts say vaccine hesitancy could cause resurgence of previously controlled diseases.

  • August 2, 2022

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Patients and providers don’t often recognize skin cancer on darker skin. Medical school faculty and students are trying to change that.

  • July 21, 2022
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From a doctor’s personal healing to treating ICU survivors, these books offer a glimpse into the compelling, disturbing, and often uplifting world of medicine.

  • July 19, 2022
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Researchers increasingly find their work misunderstood and misused, as iteration in scientific discovery clashes with public access and interpretation.

  • July 14, 2022
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When faced with terminal illness, many African American families opt for life-prolonging treatment rather than comfort. Here's why — and how doctors can help.

  • July 12, 2022
As a palliative care expert and the daughter of African American pastors, Maisha T. Robinson, MD, MSHPM, says she understands the need for end-of-life care planning as well as the difficulties around it.
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Understanding the complicity of the medical-scientific establishment during the Nazi regime can help foster empathy and combat antisemitism and racism today.

  • July 7, 2022
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The AAMC Announces the Board of Directors for 2022-2023. The incoming board’s term begins Nov. 15 and will end at the conclusion of 2023's Learn Serve Lead.

  • July 7, 2022
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Supply chain experts warn of increasing disruptions, including many caused by geopolitical strife.

  • July 5, 2022
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AAMC Statement on House Committee Passage of Labor-HHS Appropriations Bill for Fiscal Year 2023

  • July 1, 2022
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The AAMC joins Biden administration pledge to decarbonize the health care sector, committing to reduce emissions by 50% by 2030 and reach net zero by 2050.

  • June 30, 2022
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A new study measures how spending by academic medical centers contributes to local jobs and to national and state economies.

  • June 29, 2022
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