Search

  • Aspiring Doctors(14)
  • Clinical Care Delivery(10)
  • Continuing Medical Education(4)
  • Cultural Competency(7)
  • Curriculum(22)
  • Diversity(9)
  • Ethics(4)
  • Faculty(5)
  • Global Medicine(3)
  • Graduate Medical Education(24)
  • Health Equity(9)
  • Health System Administration(3)
  • Innovation(13)
  • Interprofessional Education(5)
  • Leadership(8)
  • Medical Education(51)
    Remove taxonomy filter
    Medical Education
  • Military and Veterans Health(3)
  • NIH(4)
  • Patient Care(10)
  • Patient Safety(6)
  • Policy and Advocacy(5)
  • Population Health(9)
  • Professionalism(8)
  • Research(9)
  • Technology(7)
  • Undergraduate Medical Education(51)
    Remove taxonomy filter
    Undergraduate Medical Education
  • Women in Medicine and Science(5)
  • Workforce(7)

Showing 1-20 of 51 Results

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.

None
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.

None
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.

None
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.

None
Competency-based Education Improves Transition from Medical School to Residency

Published Sept. 16, 2016, 1:44 p.m.

Competency-based is transforming how students learn to take a patient history, conduct a physical, and document findings, with the goal of improving their preparation for residency.

None
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.

Tackling Food Insecurity in Communities

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

Medical schools are providing healthy food and nutrition education to communities with food insecurity.

None
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.

None
Number of Women Enrolling in Medical School Reaches 10-Year High

Published Oct. 31, 2016, 8:40 p.m.

The number of women enrolling in medical school in 2016 increased 6.2 percent over 2015, according to AAMC data. This represents the largest increase since 2006.

None
Aiming to Enhance Empathy, Medical Students Connect with Families of Body Donors

Published Nov. 7, 2016, 5:03 p.m.

There is no substitute for the opportunity to dissect a human cadaver when learning anatomy. Many medical schools hold memorial events to honor the donors and thank families.

None
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.

None
Following a Patient's Care Over Many Months Enriches Clerkship Training

Published Jan. 9, 2017, 8:25 p.m.

The longitudinal integrated clerkship model allows students to follow a patient’s care over time and learn the value of care continuity and developing meaningful relationships with patients.

Viewpoint: Reducing Stress, Burnout in the Medical Community

Published Aug. 31, 2016, 2:24 p.m.

Leaders at medical schools and teaching hospitals must come together to inspire cultural change and make stress management and mental wellness a priority in academic medicine.

None
New Curricula Help Students Understand Health Needs of LGBT Patients

Published Sept. 8, 2016, 3:52 p.m.

Several medical schools are dedicating instruction time to helping students understand the health disparities the LGBT community faces.

None
Priming the Medical School Pipeline: Schools Reach Out to Teens in Minority and Underserved Communities

Published Sept. 6, 2016, 1:35 p.m.

More medical schools are offering programs to encourage and prepare teens from underrepresented groups to pursue careers in health care, with the hope they will return to their home communities to practice.

Creating Learning Environments That Promote Physician Resilience

Published March 13, 2017, 7 p.m.

The high-quality learning experience outlined in the updated AAMC compacts can help address the crisis of burnout and improve resiliency in future physicians and scientists.

None
Narrative Medicine: Every Patient Has a Story

Published March 27, 2017, 12:13 p.m.

Patient experiences go beyond the symptoms they bring to a doctor’s office. Drawing out these narratives can provide a helpful context for physicians treating them.

None
Medical Students Learn From Analyzing Their Own Genetic Makeup

Published March 27, 2017, 12:28 p.m.

Medical schools are introducing the importance of genetics by having students analyze the medical significance of their own genomes.

Reshaping Medical Education with Innovative, Early Clinical Experiences

Published Feb. 21, 2017, 3:12 p.m.

Some medical schools are introducing early clinical experiences with programs that train students as emergency health technicians, health system navigators, and community health workers.

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.

Didn't find what you are looking for? Search AAMC.org