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Through 55-word stories, students share aspects of their medical school experiences — from meaningful patient encounters to moments of joy and heartbreak.

  • May 23, 2024
The young adult male sits on the hospital room couch to talk with the hospital insurance specialist to update medical information.
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Syphilis has reached alarming rates unseen in the U.S. since the 1950s. A CDC expert lays out steps to halt increases and prevent dramatic health problems.

  • May 21, 2024
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Avian flu has spread to cows and one person in the United States. Scientists discuss the potential for a human epidemic and how to avoid it.

  • May 15, 2024

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A growing body of research shows the importance of sleep for health, but millions of people don’t get enough of it.

  • June 13, 2023
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Take a journey through the body, back in time to the start of nursing, and into the world of gene sequencing all from your couch with this year’s summer reads.

  • May 25, 2023
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Stigma and career risks often cause providers to hide their mental health challenges. Four doctors share their journeys, hoping to inspire others to seek care.

  • March 28, 2023
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Thomas Insel, MD, neuroscientist and psychiatrist, says the mental health crisis can be solved by focusing on social supports and mental health care systems.

  • Nov. 14, 2022
Thomas Insel, MD, psychiatrist, neuroscientist, and author of “Healing: Our Path from Mental Illness to Mental Health,” speaks at Learn Serve Lead 2022: The AAMC Annual Meeting, on Nov. 14.
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Psychiatrist Christine Yu Moutier, MD, shares suicide risks and proven methods for decreasing them.

  • Nov. 13, 2022
Psychiatrist Christine Yu Moutier, MD, discusses suicide prevention during a session moderated by Sarah Vinson, MD, associate clinical professor of psychiatry and pediatrics at Morehouse School of Medicine, on Nov. 13 during Learn Serve Lead 2022.
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David J. Skorton, MD, AAMC President and CEO, delivered the following address at Learn Serve Lead 2022, the association’s 133rd annual meeting.

  • Nov. 13, 2022
AAMC President and CEO David J. Skorton, MD, speaks during Learn Serve Lead 2022
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From a doctor’s personal healing to treating ICU survivors, these books offer a glimpse into the compelling, disturbing, and often uplifting world of medicine.

  • July 19, 2022
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Medical residents often bemoan long hours and relatively low wages. Now, a growing number are unionizing, which observers say brings benefits — and drawbacks.

  • June 7, 2022
The Resident and Fellow Physician Union-Northwest stages a 15-minute walkout at Seattle’s Harborview Medical Center in February during contract negotiations.
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Medical students were already at risk of substance use disorder. The isolation and stress caused by the pandemic have exacerbated the contributing factors.

  • May 12, 2022
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Even as women physicians gain a foothold in the male-dominated surgical specialties, they encounter other barriers.

  • April 22, 2022
Women surgeons struggle to find equipment that fits smaller bodies.