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10,000 Participants + 65 Schools + 9 Hours = AAMC Virtual Medical School Fair

Published Feb. 6, 2018, 2:03 p.m.

In its third year, the fair offers expanded opportunities. Learn about what’s new for 2018 and how prospective medical school students benefit.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Raising the Profile of Social Science in Medical Education

Published Jan. 30, 2017, 7:06 p.m.

The best-trained physicians will be able to apply their knowledge of behavioral and social sciences to patient care.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

A First: Women Outnumber Men in 2017 Entering Medical School Class

Published Dec. 19, 2017, 8:42 p.m.

New AAMC data provide an in-depth breakdown of U.S. medical school applicants and enrollees in 2017.

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.

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.

Paving the Way for Medical Students, Physicians With Disabilities

Published March 13, 2018, 1:06 p.m.

A new report explores the experiences of students and residents with disabilities and outlines promising practices for medical schools and teaching hospitals.

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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