Washington Post op-ed by Dr. David Silbersweig of Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School explores how teaching hospitals are under threat, despite providing vital care, research, and training that our nation needs.
The U.S. faces a shortage of between 61,700 to 94,700 physicians over the next decade, according to a new report.
Sen. Elizabeth Warren spoke at the AAMC on the value of medical research conducted at the nation's medical schools and teaching hospitals.
An op-ed by AAMC President and CEO, Darrell G. Kirch, MD, published in The Huffington Post, highlights how AAMC member institutions are addressing the opioid epidemic.
Learn how the nation’s medical schools and teaching hospitals are innovating curricula by helping tomorrow’s physicians balance the complexities of delivering high-quality, lower-cost care.
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Darrell G. Kirch, MD
President and CEO
The Doctor's Dilemma—Huffington Post, April 2016
Medical Research: The Best Investment We Can Make in Our Future—Huffington Post, February 2016
A Word From the President: What Does the Public See When They Look at Us?—AAMC Reporter, February/March 2016
Atul Grover, MD, PhD
Executive Vice President
Achieving Accountability for Graduate Medical Education—Neurosurgery Blog, March 2016
Second Opinion: An occasional series on policy issues important to medical schools and teaching hospitals
"The Experts"—Wall Street Journal
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
GME Funding: How to Fix the Doctor Shortage
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Medical Research and Academic Medicine
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