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

  • Dec. 28, 2023
Top Stories of 2023
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In an age of widespread misinformation, the medical profession is navigating the line between doctors’ First Amendment rights and unacceptably dangerous advice.

  • Dec. 26, 2023
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As a pediatric nephrologist for more than 30 years, Batisky finds joy in seeing his young patients grow up and thrive.

  • Dec. 21, 2023
Donald Batisky, MD, takes a selfie in front of the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine in Ohio.
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On this episode of “Beyond the White Coat,” we discuss staff burnout, rising prescription drug costs, and nationwide staff shortages.

  • Dec. 12, 2023
Beyond the White Coat Podcast Season 4, Episode 4: Burnout with David J. Skorton, MD, Susan Huang, MD, and LaTonya Trotter, PhD, MPH.
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Contaminated water, polluted lakes, and growing mold pose lasting threats to populations that lack resources to overcome the damage and get access to care.

  • Dec. 7, 2023
Huntington Beach, California, flooding in residential area
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In the United States, 1 in 5 women suffer from a mental health disorder in the months before or after giving birth — and most never get care. What's going on?

  • Dec. 5, 2023
Allison Livingston, who suffered tremendous anxiety during and after her first pregnancy, with 4-year-old Quincey and 5-month-old Ryker near their home in San Diego.
Viewpoints

After a patient's death, doctors may feel grief, anger, and more. But hospitals can create ways for them to heal and honor the lives of those they served.

  • Nov. 15, 2023
Doctors and nurses with arms around each other in support
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Three patients share experiences in medical care that provide lessons to improve the doctor-patient relationship.

  • Nov. 7, 2023
Abraham Verghese, MD, moderates a panel on the doctor-patient relationship with patients Suleika Jaouad, MFA, Maya Feller, MS, RD, and Ryan Scoble, at the closing plenary at Learn Serve Lead 2023 on Tuesday, Nov. 7.
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The fallout from the Supreme Court decision overturning the constitutional right to an abortion will continue to challenge patients and providers for years.

  • Nov. 6, 2023
Reproductive justice advocate Anitra Beasley, MD, MPH, left, speaks with legal expert Mary Ziegler, JD, about the implications of the Dobbs decision on reproductive rights in America at Learn Serve Lead 2023 on Monday, Nov. 6.
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Sociologist and author Matthew Desmond, PhD, says we must divest from the policies that exploit the poor to the benefit of the affluent.

  • Nov. 6, 2023
Mona Hanna-Attisha, MD, MPH, FAAP, speaks with sociologist Matthew Desmond, PhD, about ways to alleviate poverty in America at Learn Serve Lead 2023 on Monday, Nov. 6.