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CMS Star Ratings Met with Criticism in Academic Medicine Community

Published Sept. 15, 2016, 4:15 p.m.

Many in the academic medicine community have criticized the CMS Overall Star Ratings, questioning the accuracy of the ratings and their potential to mislead patients.

Medical-Legal Partnerships Help Patients Address Barriers to Health

Published Sept. 9, 2016, 6:37 p.m.

Medical-legal partnerships are addressing social and economic health disparities. The AAMC’s Accelerating Health Equity, Advancing through Discovery (AHEAD) initiative is evaluating the impact of these partnerships on health and health inequities.

Geared Up: A Cross-Country Story About the ACA

Published March 6, 2017, 6:13 p.m.

A physician from the University of Arizona College of Medicine biked from Washington, DC, to Seattle, to take the public’s pulse on the Affordable Care Act.

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From Volume to Value: MACRA Shifts Medicare Reimbursement Focus

Published March 6, 2017, 9:21 p.m.

The Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA) will significantly change Medicare reimbursements, pushing the health system toward value-based care.

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Rare Diseases Difficult to Diagnose, Cures Hard to Come By

Published April 10, 2017, 7:18 p.m.

Patients with rare diseases often face a long journey from diagnosis to treatment.

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Jimmy Kimmel Highlights the Value of Teaching Hospitals

Published May 30, 2017, 1:38 p.m.

Kimmel’s monologue was a moving and personal tribute to the value of interprofessional health care teams, the special missions of teaching hospitals, and the role of medical research in making medical miracles—such as Billy’s survival—possible.

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Interest in Medication-Assisted Treatment is Growing as a Means to Curb Opioid Epidemic

Published Oct. 17, 2017, 1:22 p.m.

Effective treatment exists, but several barriers have prevented wider use. What is being done to change that?

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

Published Nov. 9, 2017, 8:23 p.m.

Congress created the 340B program in 1992 under the Public Health Service Act to protect safety net hospitals from escalating drug prices. The program was designed to allow certain safety net hospitals and other covered entities to purchase outpatient drugs at a discount from drug manufacturers “to...

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… chla.org/donate.

Congress Must Rescind CMS Rule That Cuts Payments to Safety Net Providers

A one page summary of the potential impact of CMS's action in the CY 2018 OPPS final rule and why Congress should rescind the policy.

Oct

14

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.

Jul

18

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.

Jun

27

2018 NAAHP National Meeting

"Capitolizing" on Health Professions Advising: A Monumental Job!

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