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Michigan State University Receives Spencer Foreman Award for Partnerships in Flint and Rural Michigan

Published Nov. 12, 2016, 11 p.m.

In recognition of its partnership with diverse communities and efforts to improve health care across the state, Michigan State University received the AAMC’s Spencer Foreman Award for Outstanding Community Service at Learn Serve Lead 2016: The AAMC Annual Meeting.

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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?

Philanthropy Bonds Institutions and Communities

Published Dec. 20, 2016, 2:55 p.m.

With uncertainty in federal funding, philanthropy helps academic medical centers achieve goals in education, medical research, and patient care, while giving community members a stake in our work.

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.

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Bioengineering Programs: <br>The Next Big Thing?

Published Nov. 29, 2016, 2:35 p.m.

Rapid changes in bioengineering are creating new demand for medical school graduates with a combination of medical and engineering skills.

Raising the Bar: Helping Faculty Advance Learning with MedEdPORTAL

Published April 17, 2017, 7:25 p.m.

With its focus on high-quality, peer-reviewed curricula, MedEdPORTAL® can support educators training the next generation of physicians and other health professionals.

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Flipped Classrooms: Scrapping Lectures in Favor of Active Learning

Published May 8, 2017, 1:11 p.m.

Lectures are no longer a staple of medical education. Several institutions are “flipping” the classroom and introducing a more active learning model.

Caring for Ourselves, Caring for Each Other

Published Sept. 21, 2016, 3:38 p.m.

As symptoms of burnout become more prevalent among physicians and scientists, the academic medicine community must come together to create a culture of wellness and resilience.

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New AAMC Diversity Chief Shares His Vision

Published May 16, 2017, 1:39 p.m.

David A. Acosta, MD, new chief diversity and inclusion officer at the AAMC, hopes to advance programs addressing issues such as unconscious bias and bring evidence-based research to diversity and inclusion initiatives.

Boot Camps Prepare Medical Students for the Rigors of Residency

Published Aug. 1, 2017, 1:09 p.m.

To ease the transition to residency, boot camps give fourth-year medical students a refresher on skills and a look at the hectic life of trainees.

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Focusing on Arts, Humanities to Develop Well-Rounded Physicians

Published Aug. 15, 2017, 4:42 p.m.

Learning about history, visual and performing arts, and literature can help physicians develop empathy and professionalism—skills that will lead to deeper connections with patients.

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Training Future Physicians to Address Opioid Crisis

Published Sept. 18, 2017, 1:26 p.m.

More than 2 million people abuse opioids, yet only 5,500 physicians are trained in addiction psychiatry and addiction medicine.

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Puerto Rico Medical Schools Drive Diversity and Community Health

Published Oct. 3, 2017, 3:27 p.m.

In the aftermath of Hurricane Maria, the island's found medical school will need support from the academic medicine community.

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Culture and Cures: Healing Native American Health

Published Sept. 1, 2017, 6:22 p.m.

Native Americans experience serious inequities in health care. To bridge the gaps, several medical schools are training students in essential clinical and cultural skills.

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Medical Schools Confront Opioid Crisis with Greater Focus on Pain, Addiction Education

Published Sept. 6, 2016, 1:52 p.m.

As the opioid epidemic continues to grip communities nationwide, medical schools are enhancing curricula on pain management, substance abuse, and addiction to give students the tools they need to confront the opioid epidemic while caring for patients in acute and chronic pain.

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Looking Back and Moving Forward—75 Years of the LCME

Published Oct. 30, 2017, 7:07 p.m.

In this time of remarkable health care transformation, the commitment to high-quality education that led AAMC and AMA leaders to establish the LCME remains crucial.

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Disparities, Cross-Cultural Education Slowly Gaining a Foothold During Residency

Published Sept. 1, 2017, 6:41 p.m.

GME programs that include disparities education are helping doctors develop skills to provide culturally competent care with an eye toward reducing health disparities.

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Addressing the Research Replication Crisis

Published Dec. 12, 2017, 2:12 p.m.

Medical schools and teaching hospitals are helping early career researchers learn best practices and how to improve writing skills for research reproducibility.

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Medical Schools Confront Opioid Crisis with Greater Focus on Pain, Addiction Education - Continuing the Conversation

As the opioid epidemic continues to grip communities nationwide, medical schools are enhancing curricula on pain management, substance abuse, and addiction to give students the tools they need to confront the opioid epidemic while caring for patients in acute and chronic pain.

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Medical Schools Confront Opioid Crisis with Greater Focus on Pain, Addiction Education - Course of Action

As the opioid epidemic continues to grip communities nationwide, medical schools are enhancing curricula on pain management, substance abuse, and addiction to give students the tools they need to confront the opioid epidemic while caring for patients in acute and chronic pain.

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