March 26, 2015
The AAMC thanks the Republican and Democratic House and committee leaders for coming together on a bipartisan agreement to achieve a permanent solution to the ongoing threat of Medicare physician payment cuts.
March 26, 2015
The AAMC has launched a graphic-novel style campaign to raise awareness of the doctor shortage. Promoted through email, social media, and digital advertising, “The American Doctor Shortage” will drive users to TheDoctorShortage.com where they learn about the impact on patients of a projected shortfall of physicians in the next decade.
March 25, 2015
The AAMC appreciates the many challenges faced by congressional leaders over the past decade as they have worked to address Medicare physician payment reform. We applaud this most recent compromise as a significant step forward and salute the Republican and Democratic House leadership and committee chairmen for coming together to repeal Medicare’s flawed sustainable growth rate (SGR) formula and reform the physician payment system
March 20, 2015
"Match Day is an exciting time on medical school campuses across the nation, and the AAMC congratulates future doctors on reaching this important milestone in their journey to becoming practicing physicians.
March 10, 2015
“The AAMC commends Rep. Renacci (R-Ohio), Rep. Engel (D-N.Y.), Sen. Portman (R-Ohio), and Sen. Manchin (D-W.Va.) for introducing the Establishing Beneficiary Equity in the Hospital Readmissions Program Act of 2015.
March 6, 2015
The AAMC commends MedPAC for its reasoned, considered approach to addressing short stay payments.
March 3, 2015
The nation will face a shortage of between 46,000-90,000 physicians by 2025, according to a report released today by the AAMC (Association of American Medical Colleges).
February 24, 2015
The AAMC (Association of American Medical Colleges) today announced a comprehensive and sustained effort to strengthen graduate medical education (GME).
February 13, 2015
AAMC (Association of American Medical Colleges) President and CEO Darrell G. Kirch, M.D., issued the following statement in response to the renewal of the charter for the Congressional Academic Medicine Caucus by Reps. Phil Roe, M.D. (R-Tenn.) and Kathy Castor (D-Fla.).
February 2, 2015
AAMC (Association of American Medical Colleges) President and CEO Darrell G. Kirch, MD, issued the following statement in response to President Obama’s FY2016 budget.