In the News
Despite efforts to increase diversity, the numbers of black men in medicine have been stagnant for nearly 40 years.
A new consortium seeks to “fast track” medical education in response to a looming doctor shortage and rising levels of student debt.
Medical schools are providing healthy food and nutrition education to communities with food insecurity.
A growing number of medical students are taking advantage of global education experiences.
Recognizing the high suicide rate among physicians, medical schools and teaching hospitals have become more focused on cultivating a learning environment that supports mental health.
Since its inception in 1965, the Council of Teaching Hospitals and Health Systems has evolved into a group of 417 AAMC-member teaching hospitals focused on education, clinical care, and research.
Back to the Fold: Physician Re-entry Programs Allow Doctors to Return to Practice, Serve Local Communities
Re-entry programs are allowing retired physicians to rejoin the workforce and provide care in underserved communities.
In Every Issue
The formation of the Council of Teaching Hospitals was a landmark moment for academic medicine that helped transform the AAMC into a modern association. We celebrate COTH today for bringing all corners of academic medicine under one roof.
Viewpoint: Mindful Medicine: How Checklists, Collaboration, and Compassion Can Create and Sustain Patient-Centered, High-Reliability Care
Mindfulness and compassion training offers physicians a way to cope with daily demands and strengthen empathy toward their patients.
About the Reporter
The Reporter (ISSN 1544-0540) is the monthly newsletter of the Association of American Medical Colleges. Through this publication, the AAMC shares news, features, and opinions on academic medicine topics that impact medical schools and teaching hospitals in the U.S. and Canada. The programs, initiatives, and advocacy efforts covered in the Reporter reflect the full spectrum of medical education, research, and patient care issues that shape our health care system and the health of all Americans.