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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.

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
Washington DC, USA - June 27, 2016: Pro-choice supporters stand in front of the U.S. Supreme Court after the court, in a 5-3 ruling in the case Whole Woman's Health v. Hellerstedt, struck down a Texas abortion access law.

Physicians seek clarification on exceptions to abortion bans where fear of violating new laws has had a chilling effect on emergency care.

  • Sept. 26, 2023
Mary Ziegler

Why is abortion in America so polarized? How did we get where we are today, and what lies ahead? Leading legal expert and historian Mary Ziegler, JD, weighs in.

  • Sept. 21, 2023

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This is a joint press release from the AAMC and other organizations on the PHRMA-led proposal to restrict 340B eligibility

  • March 20, 2023

As patients increasingly diagnose their ailments online, doctors see opportunities to improve care but challenges from those who resist their medical advice.

  • March 2, 2023
African American doctor and patient talking viewing tablet

From virtual ICUs and paid education to pipeline programs, academic medical centers are stepping up to fill the need for more trained nurses.

  • Feb. 28, 2023
Two women site at computers in a virtual intensive care unit.

They come from countries like Ghana to work in places like Kansas. We look at what’s involved in getting here and what these doctors do once they arrive.

  • Feb. 23, 2023
At the University of North Dakota School of Medicine & Health Sciences, roughly 50% of internal medicine residents are non-U.S. IMGs. Of the eight residents pictured above, four are international students.

Susan Cato has spent years working to transform the member experience at nonprofit associations by leveraging digital tools.

  • Feb. 21, 2023
AAMC Chief Communications and Marketing Officer Susan Cato at AAMC headquarters in Washington D.C.

While there is no cure, researchers say a newly approved drug, advanced testing, and increasing knowledge about the disease may improve patients’ lives.

  • Jan. 24, 2023
Lori Weiss, 65, a retired teacher, is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease. She is enrolled in a drug clinical trial and is hopeful about recent progress in disease research.
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The AAMC named Susan Cato as its next chief communications and marketing officer, effective Jan. 15.

  • Jan. 19, 2023
AAMC Chief Communications and Marketing Officer Susan Cato at AAMC headquarters in Washington D.C.

More women are becoming doctors, doctors of different racial backgrounds prefer different specialties, and sports medicine keeps growing, according to AAMC data

  • Jan. 12, 2023
Female doctor showing an x-ray image of man's lungs to her colleagues
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The AAMC released a statement on the U.S. District Court ruling to return a funding dispute back to HHS to remedy delayed payments to 340B hospitals.

  • Jan. 11, 2023
Scene of doctors in a hospital hallway

People returning from incarceration are 13 times more likely to die soon after release. So hospitals employ formerly incarcerated people to help promote health.

  • Jan. 10, 2023
Evan Ashkin, MD, and community health worker Tommy Green (right), who himself spent time in prison, work with a patient in the Formerly Incarcerated Transition Clinic in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. (The patient granted permission to use his image but asked that his name be withheld.)