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More Pre-Med Students Opting for Health Humanities Programs

Published Dec. 12, 2016, 4:29 p.m.

Health humanities programs for undergraduates have quadrupled since 2000. For pre-med students, they can offer insight about the social and cultural contexts of health care.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

Improving the Transition to Residency

Published June 26, 2017, 8:39 p.m.

The AAMC is conducting research to better support applicants, advisors, and program directors in matching residents to programs that fit their skills and talents.

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Where Should We Stand on DACA? Flexner Would Answer the Call

Published Oct. 17, 2017, 1:21 p.m.

Equity issues are not new to medicine; they began with the legacy of Abraham Flexner, the father of academic medicine.

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Morality and Medicine: Best-Selling Author David Brooks Explores Character, Culture, and Medical Education

Published Sept. 26, 2017, 1:25 p.m.

From Obamacare to Nietzsche, commentator and Learn Serve Lead plenary speaker David Brooks delves into medical education and noble virtues.

What Happens When Doctors Become Patients? Renowned Writer Anna Quindlen “Jumped at the Chance” to Find Out

Published Nov. 7, 2017, 2:34 p.m.

At a Learn Serve Lead session Quindlen moderated, four doctors-turned-patients shared their unexpected personal journeys.

Medical Students Get Real-Life Lessons About Social Determinants of Health

Published Nov. 27, 2017, 2:35 p.m.

Medical students describe their eye-opening takeaways from a program that immersed them in underserved communities.

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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.

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AAMC Report Shows Decline of Black Males in Medicine

Published Aug. 31, 2016, 4:07 p.m.

Despite efforts to increase diversity, the numbers of black men in medicine have been stagnant for nearly 40 years.

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Space Medicine: A New Frontier for Aspiring Physicians

Published Sept. 20, 2016, 8:30 p.m.

Can’t see yourself practicing in a traditional medical setting? Consider applying to one of five accredited U.S. residency programs in space medicine.

Match Day 2016: The Thrill of the Match

Published Sept. 1, 2016, 7:34 p.m.

Nearly 94 percent of U.S. MD seniors matched to residency training positions this year, but ongoing concerns remain about the number of federally funded residency positions.

The Morehouse Pipeline: Reach One Each One

Published Sept. 6, 2016, 1:53 p.m.

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Medical School Burnout

Published Sept. 2, 2016, 2:27 p.m.

Reaching Out to Students at Risk

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Experts See Growing Importance of Adding Environmental Health Content to Medical School Curricula

Published Sept. 9, 2016, 6:12 p.m.

Environmental factors disproportionally affect populations such as the elderly and underserved. Medical schools and teaching hospitals are incorporating environmental health topics into their curricula.

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