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Teamwork: The Heart of Health Care

Published Sept. 6, 2016, 1:17 p.m.

Dysfunctional health care teams are less collaborative and productive. What are the ingredients needed to create high-functioning teams that produce better outcomes and medical training models?

Having Business Know-How Opens Up New Career Opportunities for Physicians

Published Feb. 6, 2017, 9:11 p.m.

Medical schools are recognizing the need for physicians who have leadership, finance, and management acumen.

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.

Using CME as an "Engine of Transformation"

Published April 10, 2017, 4:54 p.m.

Physicians and other providers are starting to address patient safety and quality improvement challenges through innovative continuing medical education programs.

Philanthropy Bonds Institutions and Communities

Published Dec. 20, 2016, 2:55 p.m.

With uncertainty in federal funding, philanthropy helps academic medical centers achieve goals in education, medical research, and patient care, while giving community members a stake in our work.

Bioengineering Programs: <br>The Next Big Thing?

Published Nov. 29, 2016, 2:35 p.m.

Rapid changes in bioengineering are creating new demand for medical school graduates with a combination of medical and engineering skills.

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.

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.

<em>AAMCNews</em>, Read All About It

Published Sept. 27, 2017, 12:50 p.m.

<em>AAMCNews</em> celebrates its first year with a steady growth in page views, a national award, and an expanding archive.

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.

Is There a Chaplain in the House? Hospitals Integrate Spiritual Care

Published Nov. 21, 2017, 2:32 p.m.

Physical and spiritual well-being are often connected. In hospitals across the country, physicians and chaplains are connecting with each other to help patients.

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.

Alda Center: Better Care Through Better Communication

Published Dec. 5, 2017, 2:34 p.m.

Two experts from the Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science explain why formulating and delivering a message is not enough, regardless of the audience.


Interdisciplinary hotspotting programs are helping students better understand the social determinants of health.

Merging a Love for Medicine with a Love for Writing

Anesthesiologist Carol Cassella, MD, discusses how practicing medicine has helped her write three best-selling novels.

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…



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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