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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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In this excerpt from his book, trauma surgeon Brian H. Williams, MD, reflects on the epidemic of gun violence and the structural racism that feeds it.

  • Sept. 28, 2023
Brian H. Williams, MD, is the author of The Bodies Keep Coming: Dispatches from a Black Trauma Surgeon on Racism, Violence, and How We Heal.
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The AAMC announced the five winners of its inaugural ACE Award for Advocacy, Collaboration, and Education.

  • Sept. 21, 2023
Diverse group of doctors stacking hands in an operating room table.
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Human rights lawyer Jacob Mchangama discusses threats to freedom of expression across the globe — and why it’s important to protect this bedrock of democracy.

  • Sept. 7, 2023
Jacob Mchangama speaks in August at the Chautauqua Institution in New York.
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Harvard researchers have collaborated to create evidence-based resources to help frontline clinics prepare for extreme weather.

  • Aug. 16, 2023
Volunteers and staff from the San José Clinic, a clinic for the underinsured in Houston, Texas, went out into Rosenberg, a low-income community that was flooded during Hurricane Harvey in 2017, to provide medical care and supplies.
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Excessive noise levels throughout the hospital can harm the physical and mental well-being of staff and patients. Here’s how to reduce the racket.

  • Aug. 10, 2023
Heart valve replacement surgery in operating room in Reykjavik, Iceland
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Redlining — the denial of home loans in Black neighborhoods — hurt the health of communities for years. Now, a medical school course addresses those inequities.

  • Aug. 1, 2023
Abandoned corner shop just near the famous Packard plant in Detroit, Michigan, USA
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AAMC commends the Senate for their bipartisan spending bill to protect funding for crucial health agencies and programs.

  • July 28, 2023
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The court’s rejection of considering race in college admissions leaves academic leaders worried, but hopeful about other diversity strategies.

  • July 27, 2023
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Making HIV testing a routine part of primary care could reduce inequities and infections, a health equity researcher argues.

  • July 25, 2023
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With more than 40 million Spanish speakers in the United States, advocates say training more bilingual physicians could help improve care in Latino communities.

  • July 18, 2023
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