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Doctors and nurses with arms around each other in support

After a patient's death, doctors may feel grief, anger, and more. But hospitals can create ways for them to heal and honor the lives of those they served.

  • Nov. 15, 2023
Abraham Verghese, MD, moderates a panel on the doctor-patient relationship with patients Suleika Jaouad, MFA, Maya Feller, MS, RD, and Ryan Scoble, at the closing plenary at Learn Serve Lead 2023 on Tuesday, Nov. 7.

Three patients share experiences in medical care that provide lessons to improve the doctor-patient relationship.

  • Nov. 7, 2023
Mona Hanna-Attisha, MD, MPH, FAAP, speaks with sociologist Matthew Desmond, PhD, about ways to alleviate poverty in America at Learn Serve Lead 2023 on Monday, Nov. 6.

Sociologist and author Matthew Desmond, PhD, says we must divest from the policies that exploit the poor to the benefit of the affluent.

  • Nov. 6, 2023

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The pandemic has underscored that we don’t have enough physicians to meet the needs of a growing, aging population now or in the future.

  • July 1, 2020
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The personalized Residency Explorer tool allows students to compare residency programs and gauge their competitiveness and compatibility.

  • June 29, 2020
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A new AAMC study projects a shortfall of up to 139,000 physicians by 2033. Among the factors: older patients and retiring doctors.

  • June 26, 2020
Group of diverse physicians

David Skorton, AAMC president and CEO, and Malika Fair, MD, senior director of health equity partnerships at the AAMC, discuss racial health disparities.

  • June 24, 2020
Beyond the White Coat with David J. Skorton
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The AAMC issued a statement on the proclamation issued by President Trump limiting certain non-immigrant visas through Dec. 31, 2020.

  • June 23, 2020

Applying to medical school is just the first of many challenging but rewarding steps in the journey to becoming a physician. It’s a journey well worth taking.

  • June 22, 2020
Joseph Kerschner, MD, dean of the school of medicine at the Medical College of Wisconsin, shares a laugh with students during the school’s 125th anniversary celebration in September 2018
Press Release

The AAMC issued this statement on the importance of Juneteenth to American history and what it means today.

  • June 19, 2020
Press Release

The AAMC issued this statement on the Supreme Court's 5-4 decision that the Administration did not provide adequate justification for terminating DACA.

  • June 18, 2020

A surge in telemedicine visits during COVID-19 provided unexpected benefits for patients and providers.

  • June 18, 2020
A mother and son have a telemedicine visit with a doctor

Supreme Court ruling gives DACA medical students and residents temporary reprieve amidst a pandemic and physician shortages.

  • June 18, 2020
Manuel Bernal, MD, a second-year medical resident at Advocate Christ Medical Center, has treated COVID-19 patients while awaiting the Supreme Court ruling on the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program that allows him to work as a physician