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Association of American Medical Colleges is a nonprofit representing & teaching hospitals. All submissions subject to
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Atul Grover, MD, PhD 5h
Physicians have, for a long time, been uncomfortable discussing substance use and addiction. This needs to change.
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AAMC 4h
Kyle survived multiple surgeries and a stroke during medical school, but ultimately graduated in 2016. He says, "It was an absolutely grueling experience, but I would still do it all over again.” You can read about his experience here: .
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AAMC 7h
An issue as vital as the doctor shortage requires action every day. Since May 6, Congress has received hundreds of tweets in support of S.348/H.R.1763. Let’s keep the momentum going!
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AAMC May 22
Doctors aren't the only people who have to prepare for surgery. Helping patients prepare through exercise, nutrition & more is helping hospitals boost their results.
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AAMC May 22
Bullying has many effects: physical pain, depression, anxiety, and even suicide are just a few of them. What must academic medicine professionals do to help those who are suffering?
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AAMC May 22
w/ status are more likely to provide care in underserved communities & can "play an important role in bridging the gaps in quality and access." Thanks to for highlighting these individuals at today's mark-up of the
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AAMC May 22
"As members of diverse teams, recipients bring unique perspectives to solving our most pressing challenges in health care today." AAMC applauds today’s mark-up of the by &
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AAMC May 22
On May 6, the AAMC community came together with 75 other organizations to urge action on S.348/H.R.1763. To date, we’ve sent over 5,000 letters to Congress!
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AAMC May 22
The use of new technologies developed and used in medical schools and teaching hospitals, like robotic surgeries, are improving outcomes for patients with coronary artery disease.
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AAMC May 21
"Teaching is about learning, curiosity, & community. I just needed a reminder from my students." recounts a time when her students reminded her what it means to be a teacher. New on podcast. Available now.
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AAMC May 21
reflects on his experiences during his transition to residency in our "Voices of Academic Medicine" series.
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AAMC May 21
Join the conversation at our new home for AAMC Professional Development at and explore learning opportunities in at .
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AAMC May 21
What are medical schools doing to teach students how to prevent and treat obesity?
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AAMC Pre-Med May 20
Minority under-representation in medical programs remains an issue in many medical schools. One surgical program at managed to double their numbers of under-represented residents. What did they do & how can other programs learn from this?
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Research Means Hope May 20
Researchers found that as soon as 24 - 48 hours after birth, babies who were exposed to opioids prenatally reacted more strongly to pain and scored higher on a skin conductance test.
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The Gold Foundation May 20
We’re partnering with to create a new award recognizing immigrant contributions to humanism in healthcare! Congrats to of , who will receive the award at the annual meeting for her activism.
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AAMC May 17
The number of Americans facing health consequences as a result of being severely overweight is increasing and medical schools like are expanding their efforts to equip students to prevent and treat this disease.
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AAMC May 17
We as an industry need to counter the kind of misinformation that leads to disease outbreaks
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AAMC May 17
Congratulations, graduates! As you enter this next chapter of your career, join the AAMC community to tackle the issues that affect you and your patients.
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AAMC May 16
Thank you, Robert! Take a look at our recent report on the presence of American Indians and Alaska Natives in academic medicine.
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