In the News
Ten institutions are participating in a new AAMC pilot program designed to ensure new trainees have the core competencies they need to care for patients safely and effectively.
Overuse and misuse of antibiotics to fight bacterial infections have contributed to an emerging global problem: antibiotic-resistant infections. The AAMC has endorsed a national strategy put forth by the White House and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to address this.
People who are incarcerated or recently released from correctional institutions face a unique set of health issues. Several AAMC-member institutions have programs to reduce these health care disparities and improve health care in prison.
The next generation of biomedical scientists faces competition for limited academic research dollars. Some postdocs are choosing to pursue careers in other sectors.
Some physicians are uncomfortable about having end-of-life talk discussions with patients, but new teaching methods are helping medical trainees to get past the hurdles.
A decade after the epic hurricane, the new University Medical Center New Orleans opens to fill the gap of Charity Hospital, a city icon that was destroyed in the disaster.
Medical schools are responding to the increase in debt incurred by today’s students with new programs designed to ease the burden and ensure they can continue their training.
In Every Issue
With the Supreme Court’s King v. Burwell decision, the nation is a step closer to ensuring that all Americans will get the affordable health care they need.
Dr. Elena Rios, MD, MSPH, President and CEO of the National Hispanic Medical Association discusses the shortage of Hispanic physicians and policy reforms to increase the number of Hispanics in the health care workforce.
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.