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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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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.

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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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.

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.

The Morehouse Pipeline: Reach One Each One

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

Omar Danner, MD, trauma director and associate professor of surgery at Morehouse School of Medicine (MSM), believed he could do more than provide medical attention to the young victims of violence he frequently treated at Grady Memorial Hospital in Atlanta.

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Priming the Medical School Pipeline: Schools Reach Out to Teens in Minority and Underserved Communities

Published Sept. 6, 2016, 1:35 p.m.

More medical schools are offering programs to encourage and prepare teens from underrepresented groups to pursue careers in health care, with the hope they will return to their home communities to practice.

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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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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.

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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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More Native American Doctors Needed to Reduce Health Disparities in Their Communities

Published Nov. 14, 2016, 8:30 p.m.

Data shows that in order to combat health disparities among American Indian/Alaska Native populations, more physicians, especially physicians from those communities, are needed.

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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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Learn Serve Lead 2016: Shaping the Future of Academic Medicine

Published Oct. 7, 2016, 6:15 p.m.

The academic medicine community will gather in Seattle, Nov. 11–15, for thought-provoking sessions about critical issues in medical education, patient care, and research.

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Following a Patient's Care Over Many Months Enriches Clerkship Training

Published Jan. 9, 2017, 8:25 p.m.

The longitudinal integrated clerkship model allows students to follow a patient’s care over time and learn the value of care continuity and developing meaningful relationships with patients.

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.

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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.

Tech Meets Neuroscience: A Vision of the Future of Medicine and Education

The neuroscientist presented his remarkable research on brain plasticity using custom-designed video games that can "motion-capture" the physiology of the brain in real time. A targeted personalized multimodal approach can help us "refine and elevate minds," Gazzaley said.

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Shut Up and Match

State University of New York Upstate Medical University posted “Shut up and Match,” a residency match-themed version of “Shut up and Dance.”

Matchmaker Matchmaker

Humor was used to capture the arduous—and often nerve-racking—residency application process. YouTube featured skits, including one where students from the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine parodied “Matchmaker Matchmaker,” from Fiddler on the Roof.

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