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Reshaping Medical Education with Innovative, Early Clinical Experiences

Published Feb. 21, 2017, 3:12 p.m.

Some medical schools are introducing early clinical experiences with programs that train students as emergency health technicians, health system navigators, and community health workers.

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.

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Push to Provide High-Value Care Takes Root in Medical Training

Published Sept. 2, 2016, 4:29 p.m.

Integrating lessons about high-value care early in medical training will help tomorrow’s physicians balance the complexities of delivering high-quality, lower-cost care.

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Telehealth Helps Close Health Care Disparity Gap in Rural Areas

Published Dec. 6, 2016, 2:26 p.m.

Academic medical centers are using telehealth services to improve patient outcomes in underserved rural communities.

The World of Medicine My Physician Daughters Will Inherit

Published Feb. 7, 2017, 2:18 p.m.

As health IT continues to guide health delivery innovations, we must ensure we also lay the groundwork for more person-centered care.

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Medical Students Learn How to Care for Patients at the Genetic Level

Published Jan. 24, 2017, 2:21 p.m.

Advances in precision medicine could transform patient care. How are tomorrow’s doctors being trained to apply genomic data to clinical practice?

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When Zika Hits Home

Published Sept. 16, 2016, 7:08 p.m.

Physicians and scientists in the academic medicine community are managing the Zika epidemic with aggressive research, prevention, and treatment efforts.

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Rare Diseases Difficult to Diagnose, Cures Hard to Come By

Published April 10, 2017, 7:18 p.m.

Patients with rare diseases often face a long journey from diagnosis to treatment.

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When the Worst Happens, Teaching Hospitals Are Ready

Published April 25, 2017, 1:40 p.m.

Preparedness is key for responding to unexpected crises

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Unconscious Bias in Academic Medicine: Overcoming the Prejudices We Don’t Know We Have

Published Aug. 31, 2016, 1:15 p.m.

Leaders at medical schools and teaching hospitals are examining how unconscious bias affects academic medicine and looking at ways to mitigate the impact.

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Those Magnificent Medical Flying Machines

Published Feb. 28, 2017, 2:31 p.m.

The integration of drones into the world of modern health care has the potential to deliver solutions with ease and speed.

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eConsults Reduce Need for Specialty Referrals

Published May 22, 2017, 3:37 p.m.

The AAMC’s Project CORE program reduces the number of unnecessary specialist referrals while lowering costs and decreasing wait times.

<em>JAMA</em> Study Finds Lower Mortality Rates at U.S. Teaching Hospitals

Published May 23, 2017, 8:05 p.m.

A new study finds that patients receiving care at teaching hospitals have superior outcomes

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Diabetes Patients Seeing Better Outcomes Through Technology

Published June 5, 2017, 2:26 p.m.

Researchers in academic medicine are at the forefront of high-tech strategies that are helping people with diabetes manage the disease more effectively.

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Community Partnerships Key to Reducing Health Inequities

Published June 12, 2017, 7:57 p.m.

Physicians and researchers tackle health inequities in Baltimore and Kentucky by working with community groups.

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New Hospital Design Focuses on Safety, Patient Experience

Published July 3, 2017, 1:40 p.m.

Hospitals are designing new facilities with an eye toward safety and improving the patient experience.

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Jimmy Kimmel Highlights the Value of Teaching Hospitals

Published May 30, 2017, 1:38 p.m.

Kimmel’s monologue was a moving and personal tribute to the value of interprofessional health care teams, the special missions of teaching hospitals, and the role of medical research in making medical miracles—such as Billy’s survival—possible.

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Compassion Fatigue: The Toll of Being a Care Provider

Published July 11, 2017, 1:49 p.m.

Self-care can go a long way in helping physicians and other health providers prevent and overcome compassion fatigue.

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Hospitals Taking Steps to Lower Cesarean Rates

Published Aug. 7, 2017, 6:30 p.m.

The number of cesarean deliveries is tapering downward thanks to efforts by teaching hospitals and national medical organizations to promote vaginal delivery, unless there are known medical risks.

In Search of Community

Published Nov. 15, 2016, 3 p.m.

Darrell G. Kirch, MD, AAMC president and CEO, reflects on Learn Serve Lead in Seattle where the academic medicine community gathered to share insights and search for solutions to some of the nation’s most complex health.

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