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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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Taking a page from airlines, hospitals are recording surgeries to reduce errors. Here’s why one expert says black boxes are key to improving patient safety.

  • Oct. 3, 2023
Mary Hawn, MD, MPH, and a colleague perform surgery at Stanford Hospital in Palo Alto, California, under the watchful eye of an OR Black Box camera that is positioned above the door.

Part 2 of our conversation on race-conscious admissions with host David J. Skorton, MD, in discussion with Joon Kim, EdD, and Kyra Tyler, MEd.

  • Sept. 26, 2023
Beyond the White Coat Podcast Season 4, Episode 2: Race-Conscious Admissions with David J. Skorton, MD, Joon Kim, EdD, and Kyra Tyler, MEd.
Beyond the White Coat Podcast

Find the transcript for Ask an Expert About … Creating a More Diverse Medical Workforce podcast.


On this inaugural mini episode of Ask an Expert, Geoffrey Young, PhD, discusses the AAMC’s efforts to diversify the medical field.

  • Sept. 12, 2023
Beyond the White Coat presents Ask an Expert, Episode 1, with Geoff Young, PhD
Beyond the White Coat Podcast

Find the transcript for Shades of Opportunity: Exploring Race-Conscious Admissions podcast.


Join host David J. Skorton, MD, in conversation with Mark Henderson, MD, and Heather Alarcon, JD, for a discussion around race-conscious admissions.

  • Aug. 29, 2023
Beyond the White Coat Podcast Season 4, Episode 1: Race-Conscious Admissions with David J. Skorton, MD, Heather Alarcon, JD, and Mark Henderson, MD.

The field of obstetrics-gynecology was already experiencing worrisome shortages, tough hours, and high rates of burnout. And then the Dobbs decision hit.

  • Aug. 23, 2023
A female doctor using a stethoscope on a pregnant woman's stomach

AAMC President and CEO David J. Skorton, MD, speaks with AAMC Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer David A. Acosta, MD.


David J. Skorton, MD, AAMC president and CEO, talks with Lonnie G. Bunch III, secretary of the Smithsonian Institution.


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