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Convey: A New System to Simplify the Process for Disclosing Financial Interests

Published Aug. 31, 2016, 2:07 p.m.

A new AAMC resource will simplify the process and reduce the time it takes physicians, scientists, and researchers to make required disclosures.

Having the Talk: When Treatment Becomes End-of-Life Care

Published Sept. 2, 2016, 6:34 p.m.

Some physicians are uncomfortable about having end-of-life talk discussions with patients, but new teaching methods are helping medical trainees to get past the hurdles.

"What Do I Do?" Teaching Tomorrow's Doctors How to Navigate the Tough Ethical Questions Ahead

Published Sept. 1, 2016, 8:54 p.m.

Physicians make decisions every day that have an ethical or moral component. How can we effectively train students and residents to do the right things?

National Academies Report Calls for HHS to Withdraw Proposed Common Rule Revisions

Published Sept. 2, 2016, 4:11 p.m.

A report from the National Academies maintained that the Obama administration’s proposed revisions to the Common Rule would increase administrative burdens without enhancing protections for research participants.

HHS Final Common Rule Updates Address Several Concerns From Research Community

Published Jan. 30, 2017, 4:54 p.m.

The final Common Rule removed a controversial proposal to require informed consent for unidentified biospecimens, addressing one of several concerns expressed by the research community.

The Role of the Center for Medicine After the Holocaust in Medical Ethics Education

Published Aug. 31, 2016, 5:54 p.m.

Today's doctors, nurses, and scientists need to confront the role that physicians played in the Holocaust and apply that knowledge to research and practice.

Push to Provide High-Value Care Takes Root in Medical Training

Published Sept. 2, 2016, 4:29 p.m.

Integrating lessons about high-value care early in medical training will help tomorrow’s physicians balance the complexities of delivering high-quality, lower-cost care.

Author Q&A: When Less is More in Medical Care

Published Sept. 9, 2016, 7:18 p.m.

In Less Medicine, More Health, H. Gilbert Welch, MD, MPH, challenges the orthodoxy that more medical care leads to healthier patients.

When the Target of Bias Is the Doctor

Published May 8, 2017, 1:29 p.m.

Physicians can be caught off-guard when confronted by the bigoted behavior of a patient. How should a physician respond when this happens?

Humanism Increasingly Important in a Changing Health Care Landscape

Published Aug. 28, 2017, 6:42 p.m.

As the academic medicine community faces new demands, maintaining a human connection with our patients is more crucial than ever.

Focusing on Arts, Humanities to Develop Well-Rounded Physicians

Published Aug. 15, 2017, 4:42 p.m.

Learning about history, visual and performing arts, and literature can help physicians develop empathy and professionalism—skills that will lead to deeper connections with patients.

Stemming the Opioid Epidemic

Published Feb. 21, 2017, 2:02 p.m.

As opioid-related deaths rise nationwide, the medical community is getting the word out to physicians about the dangers of overprescribing painkillers.

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.

Medicine at the Crossroads of Technology and Humanity

Published Oct. 9, 2017, 12:44 p.m.

Noted author and physician Siddhartha Mukherjee will tackle tough questions about medicine’s future at Learn Serve Lead 2017: The AAMC Annual Meeting.

The CRISPR Gene-Editing Revolution

Published Nov. 4, 2017, 6 p.m.

CRISPR’s “molecular scissors” may eventually help prevent debilitating genetic diseases. Why getting there could be a challenge.

Providing Access to Medical Education and Care for All, and the Power of Truth and Science

Published Nov. 5, 2017, 3:35 p.m.

In the annual leadership plenary at Learn Serve Lead 2017, Darrell G. Kirch, MD, and Marsha D. Rappley, MD, addressed more than 4,500 attendees from the nation’s medical schools and teaching hospitals.

Transcript: Darrell G. Kirch, MD: Truth, Science, and the American Dream

Darrell G. Kirch, MD's speech from the Learn Serve Lead 2017 Leadership Plenary, "Truth, Science, and the American Dream."



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.



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.



2018 NAAHP National Meeting

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

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