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Creating a Welcoming Environment for LGBTQ+ Students

Published Jan. 17, 2017, 3:31 p.m.

Despite progress, there is still evidence that LGBTQ+ medical students and residents do not feel entirely accepted on campus.

How Undergraduate Programs Can Boost Minority Success in Medical School

Published Jan. 17, 2017, 2:56 p.m.

The Meyerhoff Scholars Program keeps minority students in STEM disciplines by shifting the emphasis from “weeding out” to supporting student success.

Integrating Patient Safety Lessons into Residency Training

Published Sept. 2, 2016, 4:02 p.m.

With more than 400,000 deaths linked to medical errors annually, medical schools and teaching hospitals are informing the next generation of physicians about patient safety and quality improvement.

Playing with the Mind: Tech Meets Neuroscience in the Future of Medical Education

Published Sept. 1, 2016, 7:56 p.m.

Medical Education Meeting plenary speaker Adam Gazzaley, MD, PhD, discusses how medical education can use gaming and technology to enhance learning.

Record Number of Aspiring Docs Attend Virtual Fair

Published April 10, 2017, 4:27 p.m.

Medical school representatives and prospective students enjoyed a unique interactive platform to discuss the ins and outs of applying to medical school.

AAMC Research Confirms Looming Physician Shortage

Published Sept. 1, 2016, 8:08 p.m.

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

Game On: Building the Case for Games in Medical Education

Published Sept. 2, 2016, 6:20 p.m.

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.

A Threat to Immigration, A Threat to Care

Published Feb. 5, 2018, 9:26 p.m.

The immigrant son of an immigrant physician—now also a physician himself—reveals how stricter immigration controls and rescinding DACA will harm all patients, medical education, and biomedical research in the United States.

Addressing the Escalating Psychiatrist Shortage

Published Feb. 12, 2018, 7:40 p.m.

More people are seeking mental health treatment, but there aren’t enough psychiatrists to meet the demand. Learn what academic medicine is doing to help deliver care now and train more psychiatrists for the future.

Standardized Patients Teach Skills and Empathy

Published Nov. 27, 2017, 2:15 p.m.

Specially trained people pose as real patients, help medical students learn to handle sensitive issues.

Medical Faculty Need to Foster Resilience in Students (and in Themselves)

Published March 13, 2018, 1:10 p.m.

“Do as I say, not as I do,” won't solve the problem. Faculty members in academic medicine must model and support self-care for students.

Paving the Way for Medical Students, Physicians With Disabilities

Published March 13, 2018, 1:06 p.m.

A new report explores the experiences of students and residents with disabilities and outlines promising practices for medical schools and teaching hospitals.

Learn Serve Lead 2016: Shaping the Future of Academic Medicine

Published Oct. 7, 2016, 6:15 p.m.

The academic medicine community will gather in Seattle, Nov. 11–15, for thought-provoking sessions about critical issues in medical education, patient care, and research.



UC Davis Pre-Health Conference

The conference provides community-college, university, post-bac students and pre-health advisors with the information and skills necessary to succeed in the health-professions school admission process. It provides a unique opportunity for direct contact with deans of admission, admission officers, financial aid officers, faculty, and staff from a wide variety of health professional programs. This year, they will host 4,500 attendees.



2017 NIH Graduate Career Fair

The NIH Graduate and Professional School Fair, to be held on Tuesday, July 18, 2017 from 8:45 am to 3:30 pm on the Bethesda campus of the NIH, will provide an opportunity for NIH summer interns (especially those in college) and NIH postbacs, as well as other college students in the DC area, to prepare for the next step in their careers by exploring educational programs leading to the PhD, MD, DDS, MD/PhD, and other graduate and professional degrees. More than 195 outstanding colleges and universities from across the U.S. will be sending representatives of their graduate schools, medical and dental schools, schools of public health, and other biomedically relevant programs to the Fair in the hopes of recruiting NIH trainees. The day will also include workshops on getting to graduate and professional school, MD/PhD programs, interviewing, and careers in public health, psychology, and dentistry.



2018 NAAHP National Meeting

"Capitolizing" on Health Professions Advising: A Monumental Job!

Innovations in Medical Education

Innovations in Medical Education

Deirdre Goode

“I wasn't a slam dunk perfect applicant who was published with a triple major. That person doesn't actually exist, but sometimes it seems like they do. I am a regular person who made choices and took risks. Sometimes I did well, sometimes I didn't.”

Courtney Morgan

“I was nervous that admissions would tell me I'd never be a doctor, but that's not what happened at all. I was really happy I went to talk with them.”

Booth Schedules

Booth schedules for schools participating in the 2017 AAMC Virtual Medical School Fair.

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