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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.

Graduate Medical Education: An Investment in Our Future

Published Sept. 2, 2016, 2:51 p.m.

Strong residency training programs will improve patient care and research now and in the future.

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.

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.

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Academic Medicine Aims to Foster More Supportive Learning Environment

Published Sept. 2, 2016, 1:26 p.m.

Medical schools and teaching hospitals are enhancing efforts to cultivate a respectful teaching environment through innovative programs and policies that address unprofessional conduct.

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Reducing the Stigma: Faculty Speak Out About Suicide Rates Among Medical Students, Physicians

Published Sept. 2, 2016, 1:42 p.m.

Recognizing the high suicide rate among physicians, medical schools and teaching hospitals have become more focused on cultivating a learning environment that supports mental health.

Interprofessional Learning Prepares Students for Team-Based Practice

Published Sept. 2, 2016, 6:07 p.m.

Innovative programs in interprofessional collaboration are popping up at medical and health professions schools nationwide, preparing students for team-based practice.

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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.

Caring for Ourselves, Caring for Each Other

Published Sept. 6, 2016, 3:38 p.m.

As symptoms of burnout become more prevalent among physicians and scientists, the academic medicine community must come together to create a culture of wellness and resilience.

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Leaders in Academic Medicine Address Physician Well-Being and Resilience

Published Sept. 16, 2016, 1:59 p.m.

The AAMC Leadership Forum addressed the high rates of suicide and burnout among health care professionals and trainees.

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Creating a Safety Net: Preventing Physician Suicide

Published Sept. 20, 2016, 8:03 p.m.

With higher rates of suicide among physicians than in the general public, the academic medicine community must work together to create a culture of safety that encourages doctors and trainees to seek mental health treatment when facing depression, anxiety, or burnout.

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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.

Explained in 90 Seconds

Published Oct. 11, 2016, 6:41 p.m.

In a related effort, The University of Texas Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences held an in June 2016 to encourage students to learn how to relay information concisely and directly. In just 90 seconds, students had to translate complex research in biochemistry, molecular biology, cancer...

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Unlikely Partners: How Academic Medicine and Correctional Facilities Can Forge Progress Together

Published Sept. 7, 2016, 4:13 p.m.

Those incarcerated or recently released from correctional institutions face a unique set of health issues. Several AAMC member institutions have programs to reduce these health care disparities.

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Delivering Grave News with Empathy and Honesty

Published Oct. 17, 2016, 2:18 p.m.

Educators say medical students and residents require training in the art of communicating difficult news to patients.

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Revised Medical Student Performance Evaluation Designed to Ease Transition to Residency

Published Oct. 21, 2016, 8:13 p.m.

New recommendations for the Medical Student Performance Evaluation are designed to ease the transition to residency and make it easier to evaluate applicants holistically.

Bringing Resilience to the Classroom

Published Nov. 22, 2016, 3:19 p.m.

With data showing an increase in depression among medical students, several medical schools are making curricular changes to increase resilience and improve wellness.

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New Focus in Medical Education on Learning to Recognize Causes of Diagnostic Errors

Published Oct. 21, 2016, 7:52 p.m.

Medical students and residents are learning strategies to prevent diagnostic errors by recognizing flawed clinical reasoning and other factors that can lead to incorrect diagnoses.

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Medical Education Focuses on Improving Patient Handoffs

Published Dec. 12, 2016, 4:13 p.m.

With the goal of avoiding errors, many teaching hospitals now include strategies for improving communication during patient handoffs for residents in training.

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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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