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Race and Bias from the Classroom to the Exam Room

Published Sept. 6, 2016, 1:22 p.m.

While some researchers continue to document racial disparities in health and disease burden, others are digging even deeper to better understand how race—and by extension, racism and bias—manifests as a social determinant of health in clinical settings.

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Merging Social Determinants Data into EHRs to Improve Patient Outcomes

Published Sept. 13, 2016, 7:22 p.m.

Given the growing body of evidence about the social determinants of health, there has been a push to enter social data into electronic health record systems.

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Medical Schools and Teaching Hospitals Confront the Obesity Epidemic

Published Oct. 31, 2016, 3:06 p.m.

Incomplete understanding about the causes and treatments of obesity is a challenge as physicians, educators, and researchers team up to address rising obesity rates in America.

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Doctors Petition Congress to Fund Research on Gun Violence

Published Sept. 6, 2016, 4:58 p.m.

Members of the academic medicine community are speaking out about the need to examine the causes of firearm violence and develop effective prevention strategies.

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Researchers Race to Find Answers to Stop Zika Virus

Published Dec. 5, 2016, 1:38 p.m.

Facing a public health emergency, researchers in the academic medicine community have found innovative ways to accelerate Zika virus research.

New Report Encourages Leaders to Envision the Future of Academic Medicine

Published Sept. 2, 2016, 3:42 p.m.

A new AAMC report inspires leaders at medical schools and teaching hospitals to make "sustaining, future-oriented decisions," by considering how current trends could intersect with future forces to affect academic medicine over the next 10 years.

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More Minorities Needed in Clinical Trials to Make Research Relevant to All

Published Dec. 20, 2016, 2:04 p.m.

Medical researchers are removing barriers and employing community engagement strategies to encourage more minority participation in clinical trials.

Michigan State University Receives Spencer Foreman Award for Partnerships in Flint and Rural Michigan

Published Nov. 12, 2016, 11 p.m.

In recognition of its partnership with diverse communities and efforts to improve health care across the state, Michigan State University received the AAMC’s Spencer Foreman Award for Outstanding Community Service at Learn Serve Lead 2016: The AAMC Annual Meeting.

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When Zika Hits Home

Published Sept. 16, 2016, 7:08 p.m.

Physicians and scientists in the academic medicine community are managing the Zika epidemic with aggressive research, prevention, and treatment efforts.

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Medical Researchers Tackle Concussions

Published Nov. 7, 2016, 4:31 p.m.

With widespread concern about the risk of concussions, scientists are developing more effective diagnostic methods and researching possible long-term effects.

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Community Partnerships Key to Reducing Health Inequities

Published June 12, 2017, 7:57 p.m.

Physicians and researchers tackle health inequities in Baltimore and Kentucky by working with community groups.

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Hospital Interventions Curb Gun Violence, Help Victims Heal

Published July 24, 2017, 12:49 p.m.

Academic medical centers are investing in trauma recovery programs and research intended to help victims of gun violence and make communities safer.

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Humility, Empathy Required to Create Inclusive Research Culture

Published July 24, 2017, 1:13 p.m.

An understanding of cultural nuances can increase minority participation in clinical research, Consuelo H. Wilkins, MD, MSCI, and Victoria Villalta-Gil, PhD, write in an opinion piece.

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Medical Schools, Teaching Hospitals Partner With Community to Move Toward Health Equity

Published April 17, 2017, 6:11 p.m.

The AAMC is helping improve health equity by creating systems that weave together institutional community health initiatives in partnership with local organizations.

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Training Future Physicians to Address Opioid Crisis

Published Sept. 18, 2017, 1:26 p.m.

More than 2 million people abuse opioids, yet only 5,500 physicians are trained in addiction psychiatry and addiction medicine.

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Medical Schools Confront Opioid Crisis with Greater Focus on Pain, Addiction Education

Published Sept. 6, 2016, 1:52 p.m.

As the opioid epidemic continues to grip communities nationwide, medical schools are enhancing curricula on pain management, substance abuse, and addiction to give students the tools they need to confront the opioid epidemic while caring for patients in acute and chronic pain.

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Charting the History of American Medicine Through Bellevue

Published Sept. 11, 2017, 7 p.m.

In a new book, author David Oshinsky, PhD, uncovers the history and misconceptions of Bellevue, America’s first public hospital.

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Suicide Prevention: My Top Clinical Priority

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

To save lives, all of us must #BeThere for veterans in need. A Viewpoint by David J. Shulkin, MD, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.

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Academic Medicine Uniquely Positioned to Address Public Health Crises

Published Nov. 14, 2016, 1 a.m.

Several sessions at Learn Serve Lead 2016 focused on the unique position of medical schools and teaching hospitals in responding to public health crises.

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NIMHD Takes the Lead in Expanding the Science of Minority Health and Health Disparities

Published Dec. 4, 2017, 9:41 p.m.

The National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities digs deep to expose roots of health disparities seen in minority groups.

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