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National Research Initiatives Advance Personalized Medicine, Improve Cancer Care

Published Nov. 13, 2016, 7 p.m.

Two federal research initiatives are testing on a national scale the value of sharing data, partnering with patients, and working collaboratively to increase efficiency.

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.

Delivering Meaningful, Not Marginalized, Care to the Homeless

Published Aug. 15, 2017, 1:15 p.m.

Too often, homeless people receive medical treatment only after an emergency. Hospitals and medical schools are trying to change that.

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.

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.

AAMC Recognizes Medical Educators, Researchers, and Patient Care Providers

Published Nov. 6, 2017, 3 p.m.

Nine individuals, one medical school receive awards at association’s annual meeting

Behind Bars and Beyond: Connecting People in Prison to Quality Care

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

Many incarcerated people face serious health problems and health disparities. At a Learn Serve Lead session Nov. 5, correctional health experts and formerly incarcerated individuals explored how academic medicine can help.

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.

What Happens When Doctors Become Patients? Renowned Writer Anna Quindlen “Jumped at the Chance” to Find Out

Published Nov. 7, 2017, 2:34 p.m.

At a Learn Serve Lead session Quindlen moderated, four doctors-turned-patients shared their unexpected personal journeys.

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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.

Author David Ansell Exposes Inequality's Deadly Influence

Published Aug. 21, 2017, 12:13 p.m.

In his new book, a physician shines light on cause and effect between income gap and premature death.

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.

More Native American Doctors Needed to Reduce Health Disparities in Their Communities

Published Nov. 14, 2016, 8:30 p.m.

Data shows that in order to combat health disparities among American Indian/Alaska Native populations, more physicians, especially physicians from those communities, are needed.

Exploring the Power of Teaching and the Role of Community

Published Nov. 13, 2016, 5:50 p.m.

Laskowski, Kirch Address More than 4,000 Attendees from the Nation’s Medical Schools and Teaching Hospitals

Psychologist Kay Redfield Jamison Underscores Need to Destigmatize Mental Illness in Medical Education

Published Nov. 14, 2016, 2:20 p.m.

Psychologist and writer, Kay Redfield Jamison, PhD, shares her perspectives on coping with mental illness.

Celebrating 70 Years of VA Academic Affiliations

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

Dr. John Prescott, MD, AAMC chief academic officer, and Karen Sanders, MD, deputy chief academic affiliations officer at the Veterans Health Administration, spoke about the value of the partnership between the VA and its academic affiliates.

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.

Laura J. Collins

Published Oct. 1, 2016, 1:46 p.m.

To keep from “getting arrogant,” Laura specifically set aside time for reviewing content in her strongest areas. Repeated practice helped her overcome her weaknesses and reinforce her strengths.

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