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In the News

Priming the Medical School Pipeline: Schools Reach Out to Teens in Minority and Underserved Communities

More medical schools are offering programs to encourage and prepare teens from underrepresented groups to pursue careers in health care, with the hope they will return to their home communities to practice.

Early Adopters of Bundled Payments Discuss Challenges, Lessons Learned

Bundled payments are transforming how we deliver care. Providers participating in the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Bundled Payments for Care Initiative discuss some of the challenges and protocols they have developed to improve efficiency and outcomes.

Report Encourages Leaders to Envision the Future of Academic Medicine

A new AAMC report inspires leaders at medical schools and teaching hospitals to make "sustaining, future-oriented decisions," by considering how current trends could intersect with future forces to affect academic medicine over the next 10 years.

Developing New Ways to Encourage Faculty Engagement and Advancement

Medical schools and teaching hospitals are exploring innovative ways to increase faculty engagement and reward contributions for work outside traditional academic activities such as community service.

Game On: Building the Case for Games in Medical Education

Learn how to recognize and treat sepsis by playing a video game? Researchers are finding that games can be highly effective learning tools in medical school.

Teamwork: The Heart of Health Care

Dysfunctional health care teams are less collaborative and productive. What are the ingredients needed to create high-functioning teams that produce better outcomes and medical training models?

Author Q&A: When Less is More in Medical Care

In Less Medicine, More Health, H. Gilbert Welch, MD, MPH, challenges the orthodoxy that more medical care leads to healthier patients.

In Every Issue

A Word From the President: What Does the Future Hold for Academic Medicine in a World of Health System Mergers and Acquisitions?

AAMC President and CEO Darrell G. Kirch, M.D.

From alliances to joint ventures to acquisitions to full mergers, academic health systems must change to guarantee thriving, sustainable health systems.

Viewpoint: The Role of the Center for Medicine After the Holocaust in Medical Ethics Education

Today's doctors, nurses, and scientists need to confront the role that physicians played in the Holocaust and apply that knowledge to research and practice.

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.

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Eve Glicksman
Managing Editor
Telephone: 202-741-5498

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