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House Call Medicine Makes a Comeback

Published Feb. 5, 2018, 8:39 p.m.

Home-based primary care programs, many of which are run by academic medical centers, are bringing comprehensive care to homebound patients with severe chronic conditions.

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.

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.

A Successful Effort in Reaching Rural Communities

Published Feb. 12, 2018, 8:50 p.m.

To serve rural regions, University of South Dakota Sanford School of Medicine, winner of the AAMC Spencer Foreman Award, has found what works: partner with communities and retain physicians with rural training.

For Many Hospital Patients, the Doctors Are In-House

Published Feb. 20, 2018, 2:49 p.m.

With fewer primary care physicians visiting their patients’ hospitals, one specialization aimed at inpatient care is taking off: the hospitalist.

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.

Preserving Critical Support for Patients: The 340B Drug Pricing Program

Published Feb. 21, 2018, 8:51 p.m.

The 340B Drug Pricing Program is critical to safety-net hospitals and their patients, costs taxpayers nothing, and is less than 3% of the U.S. drug market.

A Landmark for Women in Medicine

Published Jan. 30, 2018, 2:44 p.m.

For the first time ever, the majority of entering medical school matriculants are women. Learn why this is only the first step in making medicine more inclusive.

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.

Unleashing the Immune System's Cancer-Killing Potential

Published Sept. 11, 2017, 6:36 p.m.

After years of failing to live up to its promise, immunotherapy is saving tens of thousands of lives today.

Interview with Unconscious Bias Expert Mahzarin Banaji, PhD

Mahzarin Banaji, Ph.D., professor, Harvard University, and chair of human dynamics, Santa Fe Institute, in a video interview at Learn Serve Lead 2014: The AAMC Annual Meeting.


Interdisciplinary hotspotting programs are helping students better understand the social determinants of health.

Michael McGuire - Elevator Speech

What can you say in 90 seconds? Michael McGuire of The University of Texas Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences at Houston can explain how cancer mutations use surrounding cells to their advantage. Video: The University of Texas Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences at Houston.

2016 GSBS Research Day - Elevator Speech Contest

When it comes to translating complex research into plain English, the students at The University of Texas Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences at Houston can do it in less than two minutes. Video: The University of Texas Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences at Houston

Geared Up: A Cross-country Story About the ACA

Paul Gordon, MD, MPH, of the University of Arizona College of Medicine, came up with the idea to ride his bike across the country during his sabbatical, interviewing people about the Affordable Care Act along the way.

Jimmy Kimmel Reveals Details of His Son's Birth & Heart Disease

Jimmy and his wife Molly welcomed their second child together, William “Billy” Kimmel. At three days old, Billy had successful open heart surgery at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles and is now home with his family. Jimmy opens up about his son’s birth and health complications and encourages donations to Children's Hospital Los Angeles where Billy and so many other kids get such wonderful care…

"Brain on Fire" by Susannah Cahalan

In a new video, reporter and award-winning author Susannah Cahalan shares her experience of spending a month in the hospital before being diagnosed with a rare autoimmune disease.

For Some, Prison May Open a Window to Better Health

Description/Teaser: Jennifer Clarke, MD, medical program director for the Rhode Island Department of Corrections, also explains what you can learn as a prison doctor.

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