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As a growing number of U.S. states ban treatment to align a young person’s body with their gender identity, doctors must halt care they say can be lifesaving.

  • Feb. 20, 2024
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
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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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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.
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Academic medicine has a duty to join the fight against firearm deaths, physicians say.

  • Nov. 4, 2023
Trauma surgeons Joseph Sakran, MD, center, and Chethan Sathya, MD, right, discuss a public health approach to firearm deaths with violence-prevention expert and moderator Ashley Hink.
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Sandeep Jauhar, MD, cardiologist and best-selling author, illuminates the brutality and beauty of caring for his father through a degenerative illness.

  • Nov. 4, 2023
Sandeep Jauhar, MD, discusses the challenges of caring for his father after an Alzheimer’s diagnosis during a session at Learn Serve Lead 2023 on Nov. 4.
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Amid rising efforts to ban certain views on campuses, students must be exposed to diverse and even offensive opinions in order to grow.

  • Nov. 4, 2023
AAMC President and CEO David J. Skorton discusses free speech with Jacob Mchangama, Amna Kahlid, DPhil, and Michael S. Roth, PhD, during the opening plenary of Learn Serve Lead 2023 on Nov. 4.
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Hospital-based violence intervention programs steer victims to safer, productive lives. Research shows challenges to reducing assaults on a broad scale.

  • Nov. 2, 2023
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The AAMC’s chief scientific officer, Ross McKinney Jr., MD, reflects on four decades in academic medicine and the challenges ahead.

  • Oct. 31, 2023
Ross McKinney
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Jacob Mchangama joins “Beyond the White Coat” to discuss what we can learn from the history of free speech and what the future may hold for it in the U.S.

  • Oct. 31, 2023
Beyond the White Coat Podcast Season 4, Episode 3: Free Speech with David J. Skorton, MD, and Jacob Mchangama.
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Throughout their careers, these academic medicine faculty have had a significant impact on medical education, patient care, and the biomedical sciences.

  • Oct. 26, 2023
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Smoke enemas. Bloody beverages. Milk-based blood transfusions. We explore deeply odd, and fortunately abandoned, treatments from the pages of medical history.

  • Oct. 24, 2023
A mix of morphine and alcohol, Mrs. Winslow’s Soothing Syrup was promoted as a miracle cure for various ailments, but actually turned out to be deadly.
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On this episode of “Beyond the White Coat,” Ted Shaw and AAMC Chief Legal Officer Frank Trinity talk about the Supreme Court’s ban on race-conscious admissions.

  • Oct. 19, 2023
Beyond the White Coat with David J. Skorton