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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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The AAMC sent this open letter to its member institutions to recommit to diversity, equity, and inclusion as a strategic priority for the AAMC.

  • May 22, 2023
Diverse group of doctors stacking hands in an operating room table.

Decades after hallucinogens were outlawed, researchers are using them to treat disorders like PTSD, depression, and addiction. One puzzle is how they work

  • May 18, 2023
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The AAMC issued this statement following President Biden’s announcement of his intent to nominate Monica Bertagnolli, MD, as the next director of the NIH.

  • May 15, 2023

Every day, scientists strive to solve some of medicine’s toughest questions. Here are recent breakthroughs that tackle painful conditions and deadly diseases.

  • May 4, 2023
Suchi Saria, PhD, director of the Machine Learning, AI and Healthcare Lab at Johns Hopkins (right), studies patient data produced by an artificial intelligence system that quickly detects sepsis to help save lives.

Since joining forces to serve wounded WWII soldiers, academic medical centers and veterans hospitals have partnered to produce innovations in health care.

  • Feb. 8, 2023
A male  researcher and a female researcher look at a flat screen computer monitor

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.

Some people have never contracted the disease despite heavy exposure. Scientists are studying whether genetic mutations shield them from infection or illness.

  • Jan. 19, 2023
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Our annual list of the most-read AAMCNews stories of 2022.

  • Dec. 28, 2022
Top Stories of 2022
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The AAMC released a statement commenting on the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2023 that would fund the federal government through the end of FY 2023.

  • Dec. 20, 2022
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How lack of precise data collection masks diversity and health disparities among the Hispanic and/or Latino community.

  • Dec. 15, 2022
Portrait of cheerful friends. Young multi-ethnic males and females are wearing casuals. They are enjoying in party at back yard.