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How warmer temperatures and ‘botanical sexism’ are exacerbating seasonal allergies and what allergists recommend to minimize the health effects.

  • April 9, 2024
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This summer, tens of thousands of brand-new doctors start residency. Bootcamps help get them ready with practice in hands-on procedures and real-world skills.

  • April 4, 2024
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Physicians need better training and empathy for the distinct symptoms and societal expectations men face to treat them effectively.

  • April 2, 2024

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Clinicians across the country are dealing with stark increases in COVID-19 infections and anxiety. The emotional and physical toll on them is only beginning.

  • April 10, 2020
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The AAMC today called for the development of a national, standardized data collection system that accurately captures race and ethnicity data during COVID-19..

  • April 10, 2020

Despite critical workforce shortages in some hot spots around the country, physicians whose licenses expired long ago cannot just jump back into practice.

  • April 8, 2020
An older physician stands in an operating room wearing protective gear

As COVID-19 spreads, ethicists at academic medical institutions are guiding the development of guidelines to ration care.

  • April 7, 2020
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Press Release

David J. Skorton, MD, issued the following statement about the presidential proposal to divert resources from the emergency health care provider relief fund.

  • April 4, 2020

Hundreds of new MDs are helping alleviate a dire shortage of health care providers in hot spots across the country.

  • April 3, 2020
An employee of NewYork-Presbyterian Lower Manhattan Hospital arrives for work on April 02, 2020 in New York City.

From sewing masks to unloading supplies, medical students are tackling tasks to meet growing needs during the COVID-19 crisis while learning amazing lessons.

  • April 2, 2020
Students distribute personal protective equipment at a Mount Sinai hospital in New York City, where volunteers tackle such tasks 24/7 through an Icahn School of Medicine effort

Vaccines saved humanity from countless scourges, like measles and smallpox. Producing a safe, effective vaccine is painstaking, as the risk of harm is real.

  • March 31, 2020
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AAMC Chief Medical Education Officer Alison J. Whelan, MD, issued a statement on updated interim guidelines for medical schools regarding medical students.

  • March 30, 2020

As health care workers across the country plead for more protective equipment, manufacturers and distributors are scrambling to meet an unprecedented need.

  • March 27, 2020
Police in East Meadow, New York, lead a donation drive to collect medical equipment such as N95 surgical masks, nitrile gloves, tyvex suits, and antibacterial and disinfecting wipes to battle the coronavirus pandemic on March 24, 2020