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The Water Crisis in Flint and How a Community-Based Medical School Came to the Rescue

Mona Hanna-Attisha, MD, MPH

Administrators and physicians at the Michigan State University College of Human Medicine played a pivotal role helping the Flint community identify and respond to the water crisis.                  

Convey: A New System to Simplify the Process for Disclosing Financial Interests

A new AAMC resource will simplify the process and reduce the time it takes physicians, scientists, and researchers to make required disclosures.

Match Day, 2016 The Thrill of the Match

Match Day Nearly 94 percent of U.S. MD seniors matched to residency training positions this year, but ongoing concerns remain about the number of federally funded residency positions.

New AAMC Research Confirms Looming Physician Shortage

The U.S. faces a shortage of between 61,700 to 94,700 physicians over the next decade, according to a new report.

Innovations in Medical Education: Interprofessional Learning Prepares Students for Team-Based Practice

Innovative programs in interprofessional collaboration are popping up at medical and health professions schools nationwide, preparing students for team-based practice.

Getting to Price Transparency: A Learning Curve for Physicians and Patients

Patients need to know and understand what their care will cost when there will be out-of-pocket expenses. A new AAMC resource offers several tools to help hospitals improve price transparency.

“What Do I Do?” Teaching Tomorrow’s Doctors How to Navigate the Tough Ethical Questions Ahead

Physicians make decisions every day that have an ethical or moral component. How can we effectively train students and residents to do the right things?

In Every Issue

A Word From the President: Graduate Medical Education—An Investment in Our Future

AAMC President and CEO Darrell G. Kirch, M.D. Strong residency training programs will improve patient care and research now and in the future.

Viewpoint: Reducing Stress and Burnout in the Medical Community Is the Responsibility of All of Us

Jeffrey P. Gold, MD

Leaders at medical schools and teaching hospitals must come together to inspire cultural change and make stress management and mental wellness a priority in academic medicine.

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
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