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Brooke Bergen
Public Relations and Communications Manager
Telephone: 202-828-0419

Jamila Vernon
Public Relations Specialist II
Telephone: 202-828-0959


Recent News Releases

AAMC Statement on the Supreme Court Ruling in Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin

June 23, 2016

Medical Schools Engage Communities and Stakeholders in Response to Opioid Epidemic

June 22, 2016

House Passes Legislation With Provisions that Increase Patient Access to Care

June 7, 2016

Recent Leadership Columns and Editorials

Darrell G. Kirch, MD
President and CEO

Atul Grover, MD, PhD
Executive Vice President

Key Issues

GME Funding: How to Fix the Doctor Shortage
Learn more about solving the physician shortage and how it is impacted by GME funding.

Medical Research and Academic Medicine
Discover how medical schools and teaching hospitals contribute to research that creates tomorrow's cures.

Teaching Hospitals
Learn about how teaching hospitals are training future doctors and improving patient care.

Data Spotlight

Shortage of doctors by 2025: 61,700-94,700
Shortage of primary care physicians: 14,900-35-600
Shortage of surgeons and specialists: 37,500-60,300
Increase in the U.S. population by 2025: 27 million
Increase in the number of Americans over 65: 41 percent
Learn more