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Medical students talking in class and sharing ideas

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.

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
Greylag geese and cattle in a meadow, Foehr, North Frisian Island, North Frisia, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany

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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The AAMC released the 2024 physician workforce projections report.

  • March 21, 2024
Group of diverse physicians

Nearly 3 million Americans have an alcohol use disorder. An addiction specialist whose brother died of alcohol-related causes describes how doctors can help.

  • March 20, 2024
Cara Poland, MD, MEd, treats, teaches about, and advocates for the care of patients with alcohol and other substance use disorders.

This week on “Beyond the White Coat,” we’re discussing a group that often gets left out of the diversity conversation: doctors with disabilities.

  • March 19, 2024
Beyond the White Coat Podcast Season 4, Episode 6: Why Aren’t There More Disabled Doctors? with David J. Skorton, MD, Allison Kessler, MD, and Lisa Meeks, PhD.
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The AAMC issued a statement on the development of medical school curriculum.

  • March 18, 2024

A New York Times bestselling author. A professional dancer. A potter. Some students have pursued artistic endeavors throughout their medical school journeys.

  • March 13, 2024
Collage of Match Day 2024 interviewees
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Statement from AAMC President and CEO David J. Skorton, MD, and Chief Public Policy Officer Danielle Turnipseed, JD, MHSA, MPP, in response to the proposal.

  • March 11, 2024
White House in Washington, DC
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The AAMC released a statement in response to passage of the 2024 Consolidated Appropriations Act.

  • March 9, 2024

Experts warn that new technologies that tailor health care to individuals may exacerbate health inequities.

  • March 7, 2024
Researchers work in the lab of Marjorie Gondré-Lewis, PhD, at Howard University School of Medicine in Washington, D.C., which is a recipient of the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative grant to further diversity research in personalized medicine.
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The AAMC recognizes two Members of Congress as recipients of the 2024 AAMC Champion of Academic Medicine Award.

  • March 5, 2024
Part of the U.S. Capitol building, framed against a dark blue sky, is seen from the ground.

From being deemed too weak to study medicine in the 19th century to now outnumbering male medical students, we look at U.S. women in medicine across decades.

  • March 5, 2024
Students at the Woman's Medical College of Pennsylvania, one of the first U.S. medical schools for women, observe an operation in 1945.