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Through 55-word stories, students share aspects of their medical school experiences — from meaningful patient encounters to moments of joy and heartbreak.

  • May 23, 2024
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Viewpoints

Syphilis has reached alarming rates unseen in the U.S. since the 1950s. A CDC expert lays out steps to halt increases and prevent dramatic health problems.

  • May 21, 2024
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Avian flu has spread to cows and one person in the United States. Scientists discuss the potential for a human epidemic and how to avoid it.

  • May 15, 2024

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On 6/15, the AAMC signed onto a joint statement applauding the SCOTUS decision that HHS outpatient payment cuts to hospitals in the 340B Program were unlawful.

  • June 15, 2022
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Some believe bioelectronic devices might one day replace medication in treating a variety of diseases, from depression to diabetes.

  • June 14, 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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The problem of gun violence is multifaceted and complex, but the lessons learned from COVID-19 may help us understand and identify solutions.

  • June 2, 2022
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Podcast

Join us for an engaging and informative discussion with David J. Skorton, MD, and Roger A. Mitchell Jr., MD, on gun violence as a public health crisis.

  • June 1, 2022
David J. Skorton, MD and Roger A. Mitchell, MD
AAMCNews

The AAMC’s chief health care officer, Janis M. Orlowski, MD, reflects on three decades of change in academic medicine — and the challenges ahead.

  • June 1, 2022
Janis M. Orlowski, MD
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In a time of more frequent and severe weather events, hospitals fortify campuses and emergency plans. The tools include walls, boats, and evacuation drills.

  • May 26, 2022
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Press Release

On May 25 the AAMC released a statement calling on Congress to work in a bipartisan manner to take action on commonsense policies to address gun violence.

  • May 25, 2022
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The war in Ukraine endangers the security of life-saving medical devices and other crucial digital tools in the U.S. Here’s what every hospital needs to know.

  • May 24, 2022
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Academic researchers partner with tech companies to make research more accessible, include more data.

  • May 18, 2022
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