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Steven L. Kanter, MD

Steven L. Kanter, MD, executive director of AAHCI and former head of AAHC, to retire in June after spearheading the merger of those organizations with AAMC.

  • Feb. 27, 2024
Melanie Rutkowski, PhD, associate professor of Microbiology, Immunology, and Cancer Biology at the University of Virginia (UVA) is leading experiments that may contribute to personalized medicine in the future.

Medical researchers and clinicians are making strides in understanding how to personalize treatment to individual patients’ needs.

  • Feb. 22, 2024
A young woman siting on a psychiatrist's couch in the consulting room and talking to her therapeutic practitioner.

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

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Academic medical centers support nursing homes with COVID-19 prevention and control.

  • Sept. 8, 2020
An elderly woman at a nursing home entertains a visitor while maintaining precautions against COVID-19

The AAMC’s annual survey shows student body growth won’t alleviate physician shortage unless residency and clinical training site shortfalls also are addressed.

  • Sept. 3, 2020
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Just 1% of U.S. physicians self-identify as TGNB, yet the population of TGNB individuals is growing. They need doctors who understand their health concerns.

  • Sept. 1, 2020
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Doctors who have visited San Quentin prison and other facilities explain why incarceration makes COVID-19 dangerous and how to protect inmates and communities.

  • Aug. 27, 2020
An emergency care facility was erected to treat inmates infected with the novel coronavirus at San Quentin State Prison in San Quentin, California, as seen in July.
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Chief Scientific Officer Ross McKinney, Jr., MD, and AAMC President and CEO David J. Skorton, MD, issued the following statement on revised CDC guidelines.

  • Aug. 26, 2020

I’ve contacted hundreds of people to tell them they’ve come in contact with someone who has a potentially deadly disease. Here’s what that’s like.

  • Aug. 26, 2020
People sit on the beach at Baker Beach on May 26, 2020 in San Francisco, California. Beaches across the state have seen large crowds as they have started to slowly reopen.

Months after contracting COVID-19, patients suffer from trouble breathing, memory loss, and more. Now some hospitals have created clinics to help patients heal.

  • Aug. 25, 2020
Firefighter Francisco Roman received extensive physical therapy at Penn Medicine’s new Post-COVID Recovery Clinic in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, to rebuild his strength after being hospitalized for COVID-19-associated pneumonia

Many patients with non-COVID-19 conditions delayed seeking medical care early in the pandemic. Now physicians worry about the long-term effects to their health.

  • Aug. 20, 2020
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center has implemented a number of safety measures to protect against the spread of COVID-19, including screening for COVID-19 symptoms at the entrances to all campus locations

Hospitals employ creative strategies to ensure safety, maximize caregiver skills, and manage the flow of patients.

  • Aug. 17, 2020
A health care worker administers a COVID-19 test
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AAMC President David J. Skorton and Chief Legal Officer Frank Trinity issued the following statement in response to the DOJ challenging Yale admissions.

  • Aug. 14, 2020