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Uché Blackstock

Emergency physician and bestselling author Uché Blackstock, MD, recounts her journey from academic medicine to a career as a social justice entrepreneur.

  • April 11, 2024
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How warmer temperatures and ‘botanical sexism’ are exacerbating seasonal allergies and what allergists recommend to minimize the health effects.

  • April 9, 2024
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This summer, tens of thousands of brand-new doctors start residency. Bootcamps help get them ready with practice in hands-on procedures and real-world skills.

  • April 4, 2024

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These inspiring Black doctors overcame obstacles to battle inequities, run major institutions, discover breakthrough treatments, and improve care for millions.

  • Feb. 1, 2024
Eight prominent Black leaders in medicine. Top row (left to right): Selwyn Vickers, Valerie Rice, Griffin Rodgers, and Deborah Prothrow-Stith. Bottom row (left to right): David Satcher, Marcella Nunez-Smith, Alister Martin, and James Hildreth Sr.

Physicians are testing tools that listen to conversations and create written notes, freeing them to focus on patients and easing documentation burdens.

  • Jan. 30, 2024
Austin Bush, MD, shows a patient at Atrium Health in North Carolina a tool on his phone.

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
Press Release

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.