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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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COVID-19 has complicated in-person interviews, exam dates, and recommendation letters. What can make the residency application process smooth and fair?

  • July 16, 2020
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As an interviewee, I heard racist remarks. In courses, I saw Black patients omitted from lessons. Here’s what medical schools need to do to address these ills.

  • July 14, 2020
Christle Nwora, MD, dons personal protective equipment for her residency at Johns Hopkins Medicine
Press Release

David J. Skorton issued the following statement on the passage of FY 2021 spending bill by the House Appropriations.

  • July 13, 2020

As COVID-19 hospitalizations soar in Sun Belt states, physicians are grateful for knowledge from previous hot spots but still face an uncertain future.

  • July 13, 2020
Members of the medical staff at the United Memorial Medical Center in Houston, Texas, treat a patient in the COVID-19 intensive care unit on July 2, 2020
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The AAMC issued the following statement in support of Anthony Fauci, MD, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases.

  • July 13, 2020

Caring for patients on helicopters is intense — even more so during COVID-19. Here's what it's like to train in the high-flying world of air medical transport.

  • July 9, 2020
A University of Wisconsin Med Flight helicopter team prepares to transport a patient with profound respiratory failure from COVID-19

New AAMC data show that a majority of U.S. MD applicants who fail the USMLE Step 1 exam on the first attempt still go on to a residency.

  • July 7, 2020
A stressed student looks at her computer

While staff in the first COVID-19 epicenters try to recover from the onslaught, hospitals beef up wellness supports to stave off fatigue and emotional fallout.

  • July 6, 2020
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The pandemic has underscored that we don’t have enough physicians to meet the needs of a growing, aging population now or in the future.

  • July 1, 2020
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The personalized Residency Explorer tool allows students to compare residency programs and gauge their competitiveness and compatibility.

  • June 29, 2020
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