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Steven L. Kanter, MD

Steven L. Kanter, MD, executive director of AAHCI and former head of AAHC, to retire in June after spearheading the merger of those organizations with AAMC.

  • Feb. 27, 2024
Melanie Rutkowski, PhD, associate professor of Microbiology, Immunology, and Cancer Biology at the University of Virginia (UVA) is leading experiments that may contribute to personalized medicine in the future.

Medical researchers and clinicians are making strides in understanding how to personalize treatment to individual patients’ needs.

  • Feb. 22, 2024
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As a growing number of U.S. states ban treatment to align a young person’s body with their gender identity, doctors must halt care they say can be lifesaving.

  • Feb. 20, 2024

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On this week’s “Beyond the White Coat,” learn about the stigmas that surround mental health in the medical profession and how they trickle down to patients.

  • Jan. 30, 2024
Beyond the White Coat Podcast Season 4, Episode 5: Mental Health and Social Determinants of Health with David J. Skorton, MD, Yunyu Xiao, PhD, and Justin Bullock, MD.

Experts say the drug could help curb the obesity epidemic, but the cost, shortages, and side effects could limit its effects on public health.

  • Jan. 25, 2024
Female feet standing on electronic scales for weight control

A growing body of research shows how air pollution from wildfires is impacting the lungs, heart, brain, and other organs. Climate change is making it worse.

  • Jan. 23, 2024
Smoke from wildfires in California covers the San Francisco - Oakland Bay Bridge and buildings on the San Francisco skyline.

The laureate discusses the work that led to COVID-19 vaccines, persisting with RNA research despite setbacks, and the impact of scientists working in-person.

  • Jan. 18, 2024
Drew Weissman, MD, PhD, displays his Nobel Prize medal after the ceremony in Stockholm, Sweden, flanked by (from left to right) his daughter Allison, wife Mary Ellen, PhD, and daughter Rachel.

Often, there's little doctors can do to tackle social factors like unhealthy housing. So medical-legal partnerships are putting lawyers on the care team.

  • Jan. 16, 2024
Attorney Rachel Barr meets with a family at the Child HeLP medical-legal partnership at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital, where patients often receive legal services right on site.

Michael Dill, director of Workforce Studies at the AAMC, joins “Ask an Expert” to discuss health care workforce shortages.

  • Jan. 10, 2024
Beyond the White Coat presents Ask an Expert, Episode 4, with Michael Dill, Director of Workforce Studies
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The AAMC announced it is establishing a new, simplified fee structure for the 2025 ERAS residency season.

  • Jan. 10, 2024
Medical residents using electronic devices.

The AAMC annual Report on Residents shows an increasingly diverse cohort of medical residents, trends within specialties, and other findings.

  • Jan. 10, 2024
A small group of medical student residents gather around a boardroom table to to meet with their medical team lead. They each have cases out on front of them as they work together collaboratively to discuss each one. They are each dressed professionally in medical scrubs and are listening attentively to the doctor leading the meeting at the head of the table.

The director and the COO of ARPA-H explain how it will assess markets, streamline research, and build public-private networks to fuel biomedical breakthroughs.

  • Jan. 3, 2024
Sample of DNA being pipetted into a petri dish over genetic results

Nursing shortages. COVID immunity. Recent breakthroughs in Alzheimer’s research. Our annual list of the most-read AAMCNews stories of 2023.

  • Dec. 28, 2023
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