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Uché Blackstock

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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AI tools are analyzing images and tissue samples to detect cancer sooner and more precisely. Doctors hope to improve and accelerate patient care.

  • March 28, 2024
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Before 1993, women were rarely included in clinical trials. Today, the medical field still doesn’t know how well many drugs and devices work for women.

  • March 26, 2024
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Experts warn that new technologies that tailor health care to individuals may exacerbate health inequities.

  • March 7, 2024
Researchers work in the lab of Marjorie Gondré-Lewis, PhD, at Howard University School of Medicine in Washington, D.C., which is a recipient of the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative grant to further diversity research in personalized medicine.

Medical researchers and clinicians are making strides in understanding how to personalize treatment to individual patients’ needs.

  • Feb. 22, 2024
Melanie Rutkowski, PhD, associate professor of Microbiology, Immunology, and Cancer Biology at the University of Virginia (UVA) is leading experiments that may contribute to personalized medicine in the future.

To celebrate American Heart Month, here are five medical innovations that have improved cardiac care and provided hope for patients who had few options.

  • Feb. 13, 2024
Energy patterns create a human heart against a backdrop of energy fields in a photograph about heart issues, coronary research and energy fields in medicine.

Four years after the emergence of SARS-CoV-2, experts know a lot about mutating strains, vaccine effectiveness, long COVID, and other common questions.

  • Feb. 7, 2024
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Physicians are testing tools that listen to conversations and create written notes, freeing them to focus on patients and easing documentation burdens.

  • Jan. 30, 2024
Austin Bush, MD, shows a patient at Atrium Health in North Carolina a tool on his phone.

The laureate discusses the work that led to COVID-19 vaccines, persisting with RNA research despite setbacks, and the impact of scientists working in-person.

  • Jan. 18, 2024
Drew Weissman, MD, PhD, displays his Nobel Prize medal after the ceremony in Stockholm, Sweden, flanked by (from left to right) his daughter Allison, wife Mary Ellen, PhD, and daughter Rachel.

The director and the COO of ARPA-H explain how it will assess markets, streamline research, and build public-private networks to fuel biomedical breakthroughs.

  • Jan. 3, 2024
Sample of DNA being pipetted into a petri dish over genetic results

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

  • Dec. 28, 2023
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