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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.

When the Worst Happens, Teaching Hospitals Are Ready

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

Preparedness is key for responding to unexpected crises

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.

The Hidden and Vital Costs of Doing Science

Published May 30, 2017, 12:36 p.m.

F&A (facilities and administrative) costs refer to the indirect expenses required to maintain research laboratories. The president’s proposed budget cuts are threatening this essential funding.

A Leadership Forum on Diversity and Inclusion

Published July 24, 2017, 8:06 p.m.

Leaders from across academic medicine gathered in June for a spirited discussion about the barriers to diversity and inclusion at our institutions and achieving health equity in our communities.

Working Mom, MD: Always on Call

Published Sept. 18, 2017, 12:56 p.m.

Physician mothers say peer support and new pro-family policies are vital to their success, but more change is needed.

<em>AAMCNews</em>, Read All About It

Published Sept. 27, 2017, 12:50 p.m.

<em>AAMCNews</em> celebrates its first year with a steady growth in page views, a national award, and an expanding archive.

Vigilance Required in the New Age of Cybersecurity

Published Oct. 23, 2017, 3:32 p.m.

Five ways your organization can protect itself from a cyberattack.

Hospital Roof Gardens Soothe Patients and Staff

Published Oct. 23, 2017, 4 p.m.

The therapeutic benefits of nature are prompting hospitals to turn rooftops into on-site oases.

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During a Time of Cutbacks, Researchers Share Resources

Published Jan. 9, 2018, 1:46 p.m.

Collaborating is so beneficial, several scientists say it’s “a no-brainer.” Why are some researchers and institutions reluctant to team up?

Academic Medicine Needs More Women Leaders

Published Jan. 16, 2018, 3:47 p.m.

The number of women in C-suite positions is much too low. Learn how sponsorship—a successful corporate practice—can help break glass ceilings.

Why Mergers Should Matter to Everyone in Academic Medicine

Published Dec. 19, 2017, 2:22 p.m.

Hospital mergers and acquisitions have more than doubled in the past 14 years. A new AAMC report details what this means for medical schools and teaching hospitals.

Medical Education Focuses on Improving Patient Handoffs

Published Dec. 12, 2016, 4:13 p.m.

With the goal of avoiding errors, many teaching hospitals now include strategies for improving communication during patient handoffs for residents in training.

340B Helps the Most Vulnerable Patients

Published Jan. 23, 2018, 2:17 p.m.

One of the most effective health care programs, 340B comes at no cost to taxpayers. Learn how the program benefits teaching hospitals, patients, and communities.

When Physicians Become Patients

Published Feb. 27, 2018, 1:57 p.m.

Physician burnout is on the rise. Learn how medical organizations are addressing the vital issue of clinician mental health and well-being.



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!

Costs of Research

The total cost of federally sponsored research includes a combination of both direct and facilities and administration (F & A) costs. Both types of expenditures are key to an institution's ability to conduct cutting edge research. F & A consists of the construction and maintenance costs of laboratories and high-tech facilities; energy and utility expenses; and safety, security, and other government-mandated expenses. These costs are real and research cannot be conducted without them.

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