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

John Buarotti
Media Research Specialist II
Telephone: 202-828-0632


Recent News Releases

AAMC Applauds Howerton Appointment to PCORI Board of Governors

September 22, 2016

Star Ratings “Deeply Flawed,” Offer Incomplete Picture of Hospital Performance

July 27, 2016

AAMC Applauds Bill Aimed at Correcting Ratings System That May Mislead Patients

July 25, 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