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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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From a Black doctor’s reckoning with medical racism to a history of the human heart, these books offer rich glimpses into the fascinating world of medicine.

  • May 9, 2024

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AAMC Statement on the passage of of the continuing resolution (CR) by the House of Representatives and Senate to keep the government open until Dec. 11

  • Sept. 30, 2020
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To free up beds and protect vulnerable patients, hospitals are sending patients home with IVs, EKG devices, and other mainstays of acute care. Will it last?

  • Sept. 29, 2020
A provider with Atrium Health’s COVID-19 Virtual Hospital delivers oxygen, IV medications, and other services to a patient in their home. The program has helped more than 17,000 people.
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The AAMC issued this statement in response to the Administration's executive order on Combating Race and Sex Stereotyping.

  • Sept. 24, 2020
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AAMCNews

Medical students take the lead in calling for reexamination of assumptions about race used in common diagnostic formulas.

  • Sept. 24, 2020
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Viewpoints

Like many American institutions, medicine has had to confront anti-Black racism during this tumultuous year. A senior medical student explains.

  • Sept. 23, 2020
Taiwo Alonge speaks to students and faculty at Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York City during a teach-in he co-organized during his first year of medical school in 2017.
AAMCNews

New COVID-19 consulting services tap staff expertise to develop plans, visit sites, and educate employees to prevent viral spread.

  • Sept. 22, 2020
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AAMCNews

These leaders led advances in medicine and research that led to Nobel Prizes, life-changing cures, and better care for millions. Read their amazing stories.

  • Sept. 17, 2020
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Podcast

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

  • Sept. 17, 2020
Lonnie Bunch in Beyond the White Coat podcast
Press Release

Karen Fisher, JD, Chief Public Policy Officer issued the following statement on MFAR.

  • Sept. 15, 2020
AAMCNews

Physicians and researchers take the front lines in the “infodemic” war, using blogs, social media, and conversations to steer people to safe practices.

  • Sept. 15, 2020
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