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A study shows how their presence has grown as learners, teachers, and leaders, but pay disparities and gender harassment continue.

  • July 9, 2024
Caitlin Bernard, MD, in front of the U.S. Supreme Court during a 2017 leadership training institute hosted by Physicians for Reproductive Health.

Threats to her safety. Legal risks. Working as one of two abortion providers statewide. Despite such obstacles, this Indiana OB-GYN is more committed than ever.

  • July 3, 2024
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Tiny plastic particles have been found throughout the human body, but researchers say they’re just starting to understand the impact.

  • June 27, 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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Here are 7 tips for rising first years at the start of their medical school journeys.

  • May 7, 2024
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As the climate changes, vector-borne diseases like dengue, Zika, and Lyme are expanding into more areas. That challenges physicians to recognize the symptoms.

  • May 1, 2024
A mosquito, that is silhouetted against the moon, bites a human arm

As fewer medical faculty are awarded tenure, some suggest there must be new ways to protect those in academia from institutional and political retribution.

  • April 23, 2024

Increasing manmade and natural disasters require new thinking about the role of health care staff, effective triaging, community partnerships, and security.

  • April 17, 2024
Three hospital workers in scrubs manuever a patient on a gurney through a hallway in a medical facility.

Patrick Fritz, of the AAMC, and Jason Reminick, MD, of Thalamus, join “Ask an Expert” to discuss innovation in the residency application process.

  • April 11, 2024
Beyond the White Coat presents Ask an Expert, Episode 6, with Patrick Fritz, senior director of admissions and selection application services at the AAMC, and Jason Reminick, CEO and founder of Thalamus.
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The AAMC and NMA announced a grant program to foster foster diversity and inclusion in the medical field and address the shortage of Black male physicians.

  • April 11, 2024

Emergency physician and bestselling author Uché Blackstock, MD, recounts her journey from academic medicine to a career as a social justice entrepreneur.

  • April 11, 2024
Uché Blackstock

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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