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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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A medical student reflects on why the country so admires Dr. Fauci — and why medical students should learn how to communicate about science.

  • July 22, 2020
Anthony Fauci, MD, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, testifies at a hearing of the U.S. House Committee on Energy and Commerce on Capitol Hill on June 23, 2020, in Washington, D.C.

Researchers face health screenings, lab capacity limits, and gradual resumption of experiments as medical schools open labs they closed to keep out COVID-19.

  • July 20, 2020
A researcher in a lab at Emory University works under new rules on social distancing and sanitation

COVID-19 has complicated in-person interviews, exam dates, and recommendation letters. What can make the residency application process smooth and fair?

  • July 16, 2020
A woman looks intently at a laptop while holding a piece of paper

As an interviewee, I heard racist remarks. In courses, I saw Black patients omitted from lessons. Here’s what medical schools need to do to address these ills.

  • July 14, 2020
Christle Nwora, MD, dons personal protective equipment for her residency at Johns Hopkins Medicine
Press Release

David J. Skorton issued the following statement on the passage of FY 2021 spending bill by the House Appropriations.

  • July 13, 2020

As COVID-19 hospitalizations soar in Sun Belt states, physicians are grateful for knowledge from previous hot spots but still face an uncertain future.

  • July 13, 2020
Members of the medical staff at the United Memorial Medical Center in Houston, Texas, treat a patient in the COVID-19 intensive care unit on July 2, 2020
Press Release

The AAMC issued the following statement in support of Anthony Fauci, MD, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases.

  • July 13, 2020

Caring for patients on helicopters is intense — even more so during COVID-19. Here's what it's like to train in the high-flying world of air medical transport.

  • July 9, 2020
A University of Wisconsin Med Flight helicopter team prepares to transport a patient with profound respiratory failure from COVID-19

New AAMC data show that a majority of U.S. MD applicants who fail the USMLE Step 1 exam on the first attempt still go on to a residency.

  • July 7, 2020
A stressed student looks at her computer

While staff in the first COVID-19 epicenters try to recover from the onslaught, hospitals beef up wellness supports to stave off fatigue and emotional fallout.

  • July 6, 2020
A doctor in scrubs rests in a locker room