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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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Are some views unfit to be aired at medical school? Tensions over critical social issues spur heated objections but also open room for thoughtful discussion.

  • Oct. 5, 2023
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Viewpoints

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.
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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.

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.

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.
AAMCNews

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
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News

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

News

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