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Medical students teach medical techniques to undergraduate students who are participating in the summer Pre Med Enrichment Program at the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) David Geffen School of Medicine.
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Expanded summer pathway programs provide opportunities for disadvantaged students and promote equity in the medical field.

  • Feb. 15, 2024
Energy patterns create a human heart against a backdrop of energy fields in a photograph about heart issues, coronary research and energy fields in medicine.
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To celebrate American Heart Month, here are five medical innovations that have improved cardiac care and provided hope for patients who had few options.

  • Feb. 13, 2024
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Four years after the emergence of SARS-CoV-2, experts know a lot about mutating strains, vaccine effectiveness, long COVID, and other common questions.

  • Feb. 7, 2024

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Three patients share experiences in medical care that provide lessons to improve the doctor-patient relationship.

  • Nov. 7, 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.
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The fallout from the Supreme Court decision overturning the constitutional right to an abortion will continue to challenge patients and providers for years.

  • Nov. 6, 2023
Reproductive justice advocate Anitra Beasley, MD, MPH, left, speaks with legal expert Mary Ziegler, JD, about the implications of the Dobbs decision on reproductive rights in America at Learn Serve Lead 2023 on Monday, Nov. 6.
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A surgeon and an endocrinologist share how gangs and prison nearly ruined their lives, and how mentors stepped in to help.

  • Nov. 6, 2023
Stanley Andrisse, PhD, MBA, right, discusses his path from prison to college, while James Earl Harris Jr., MD, center, and Antwione Haywood, PhD, left, listen at Learn Serve Lead 2023 on Monday, Nov. 6.
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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
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.
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Providers feel deep distress when they’re torn between the desire to serve patients and the demands of bureaucratic health care systems, says Wendy Dean, MD.

  • Nov. 5, 2023
Walter O’Donnell, MD, speaks with Wendy Dean, MD, about moral injury and clinician distress during a session at Learn Serve Lead 2023 on Sunday, Nov. 5.
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While broad health reforms are unlikely, Congress could address mental health care, pharmacy benefit managers, and other issues that have bipartisan support.

  • Nov. 5, 2023
Sarah Dash, MPH, Lanhee Chen, JD, PhD, and Atul Grover, MD, PhD, talk about health policy and a dysfunctional Congress during Learn Serve Lead 2023 on Sunday, Nov. 5.
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A student, doctor, and dean talk about reducing surgical waste, cutting back on damaging anesthetics, and turning a parking lot into a solar farm.

  • Nov. 5, 2023
William Mallon, EdD, moderates a talk on decarbonizing academic medicine, with panelists Stella Protopapas, Deborah Deas, MD, MPH, and Smitha Warrier, MD, at Learn Serve Lead on Sunday, Nov. 5.
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Author and teacher Laurel Braitman, PhD, shares how writing can help medical professionals cope with loss and grief.

  • Nov. 5, 2023
Author Laurel Braitman, PhD, talks about how storytelling can help physicians process grief and improve communication during a session at Learn Serve Lead on Sunday, Nov. 5.
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The AAMC announced that in 2024, it will extend our Fee Assistance Program to residency applicants using the Electronic Residency Application Service®.

  • Nov. 5, 2023
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AAMC President and CEO David J. Skorton, MD, and AAMC Board Chair LouAnn Woodward, MD, express optimism that academic medicine can overcome adversity.

  • Nov. 5, 2023
AAMC President and CEO David J. Skorton, MD, and AAMC Board Chair LouAnn Woodward, MD, speak at the leadership plenary of Learn Serve Lead 2023 on Sunday, Nov. 5.