Association of American Medical Colleges

Type: Organization
Name: Association of American Medical Colleges
First reported Sep 20 2014 - Updated Sep 20 2014 - 1 reports

AAMC Commends DeLauro, Higgins for Commitment to Supporting Crucial Biomedical Research

— AAMC (Association of American Medical Colleges) President and CEO Darrell G. Kirch, M.D., issued the following statement in support of Reps. Rosa DeLauro (D-Conn.) and Brian Higgins (D-N.Y.) for their introduction of the Accelerating Biomedical Research ... [Published Association of American Medical Colleges - Sep 20 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Philly ranked No. 16 for doctor shortages by BetterDoctor.com

It’s a scary thought to think that there might not be enough doctors to serve the Philadelphia community. Imagine if you couldn’t get prompt medical attention when you needed it the most? According to the Healthy Opportunity Index by BetterDoctor.com ... [Published Philly.com - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

VA announces boost to pay scales for doctors, dentists

Contrary to the findings of the VA’s inspector general, there is a link between wait times and patient deaths at veterans hospitals, according to prepared testimony from a VA doctor.As part of the effort to eliminate the VA appointment backlog by the ... [Published Stars and Stripes - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Western Michigan University to celebrate opening of new medical school this week

11:03 a.m. EDT by KALAMAZOO (WKZO) -- Western Michigan University will celebrate the opening of its new Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine this week. The medical school's grand opening gala is set for Thursday at the school's campus in downtown Kalamazoo. ... [Published WKZO-AM - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Gala set for Western Michigan's new medical school

We also have more stories about:(click the phrases to see a list)Subjects:Places:KALAMAZOO, Michigan — A celebration is planned for Thursday in honor of the opening of Western Michigan University's new medical school.The gala celebrating the Homer Stryker ... [Published Greenfield Daily Reporter - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

Dr. Ruiz Introduces Bill to Address Health Care Provider Shortage

WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Dr. Raul Ruiz (D-Palm Desert) introduced H.R. 5458, the Building a Health Care Workforce for the Future Act, a bill to address the growing need for primary and specialty care providers in underserved areas by lowering barriers ... [Published Noodls - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 2 reports

Health IT stakeholders lobby for 90-day MU reporting period in 2015

Earlier this month, CMS issued a  final rule  granting providers the flexibility in meaningful use attestation the agency had originally proposed back in May and finalizing the extension of stage 2 through 2016 for providers that started attesting in ... [Published Beckers Hospital Review - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

Medical Schools to Test Guidelines for Preparing Medical Students for Residency Training

—The AAMC (Association of American Medical Colleges) has announced 10 medical schools that will make up a pilot cohort to test the implementation of the Core Entrustable Professional Activities (EPAs) for Entering Residency , guidelines intended to help ... [Published Association of American Medical Colleges - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 07 2014 - Updated Sep 07 2014 - 1 reports

Florida Hospital program gives students early taste of medical life

TARPON SPRINGS — Her physician grandfather had no exposure to patients until his third year of medical school. But Alyssa Benjamin has already scrubbed in for surgeries, worked on her suture skills and even helped remove a suspicious mole off her boss' ... [Published Tampa Bay Times - Sep 07 2014]
First reported Sep 05 2014 - Updated Sep 05 2014 - 1 reports

Up to 20% of medical residents report mistreatment every year

E-mailPrintResidency Program Insider , September 5, 2014Want to receive articles like this one in your inbox? Subscribe to Residency Program Insider !Researchers from Michigan State University found that up to 20% of medical students reported some form ... [Published HCPro - Sep 05 2014]
First reported Sep 03 2014 - Updated Sep 03 2014 - 2 reports

ADEA Announces Plans to Relocate to the New Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) Building

The AmericanDental Education Association (ADEA), The Voice of Dental Education,announced today its plans to relocate to the recently completed Associationof American Medical Colleges (AAMC) building. The AAMC officiallyopened the doors to its new headquarters ... [Published Ask.com - Sep 03 2014]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 01 2014 - 1 reports

Integrating Digital Literacy into Medical Education: AMMC Interview

I was asked by the Association of American Medical Colleges to share my opinions about digital literacy with their readers. I was glad to participate and one line of mine got quite an attention...Visit my blog to read the whole article and other news ... [Published ScienceRoll - Sep 01 2014]

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...senior-vice president Diversity Strategies. "Each year, these scholarships help to support multicultural women pursuing their education in the healthcare industry, which benefit not only the students, but also the communities they will serve."
...certain there is another Homer Stryker out there, who will take whatever challenge is in front of them and create a solution for that," he said. "They are going to create solutions for better health care, better outcomes for patients."
"We don't know the next big scientific discovery," Rep. Cooper said, "but we must continue to invest in the basic research that gave today's awardees their momentous, and unexpected, breakthroughs."
"At VA, we have a noble and inspiring mission: to serve veterans, their survivors and dependents," McDonald said in a written statement Wednesday. "We are committed to hiring more medical professionals across the country to better serve veterans and expand their access to timely, high-quality care."

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AAMC Commends DeLauro, Higgins for Commitment t... [Published Association of American Medical Colleges - Sep 20 2014]
MACY : Closing the diversity gap in the medical... [Published 4 Traders - Sep 19 2014]
What is the point of a 2nd medical school? [Published HeraldNet - Sep 19 2014]
WMU medical school grand opening celebrates com... [Published Kalamazoo Gazette - Sep 19 2014]
Philly ranked No. 16 for doctor shortages by Be... [Published Philly.com - Sep 18 2014]
3rd annual Golden Goose award ceremony honors 8... [Published EurekAlert! - Sep 18 2014]
What Goes Into a Successful Mentor Relationship? [Published Associations Now - Sep 18 2014]
MCAT changes impact students' testing timelines [Published Daily Princetonian - Sep 18 2014]
Missouri tackles primary care shortage with “as... [Published Science-Based Medicine - Sep 18 2014]
Westerhouse named associate vice chancellor for... [Published Washington University in St. Louis - Sep 18 2014]
VA announces boost to pay scales for doctors, d... [Published Stars and Stripes - Sep 17 2014]
Western Michigan University to celebrate openin... [Published WKZO-AM - Sep 17 2014]
Gala set for Western Michigan's new medical school [Published Greenfield Daily Reporter - Sep 17 2014]
Award-Winning "myIDP" System Offers Printable C... [Published A.M. Best - Sep 17 2014]
Award-Winning "myIDP" System Offers Printable C... [Published Wall Street Select - Sep 17 2014]
Dr. Ruiz Introduces Bill to Address Health Care... [Published Noodls - Sep 16 2014]
Health IT stakeholders lobby for 90-day MU repo... [Published Beckers Hospital Review - Sep 16 2014]
UCLA physicians now make smartphone calls [Published Examiner.com - Sep 16 2014]
Coalition of Providers Protest Final MU Rule [Published Health Data Management - Sep 16 2014]
WSU, UW wage PR war over medical school [Published HeraldNet - Sep 16 2014]
Scripps Offers Insights into Nation's First All... [Published Nasdaq - Sep 15 2014]
Scripps Offers Insights into Nation's First All... [Published U-T San Diego - Sep 15 2014]
Medical Schools to Test Guidelines for Preparin... [Published Association of American Medical Colleges - Sep 12 2014]
MCAT length increases [Published Truman Media Network - Sep 12 2014]
The wrong cure: Health tourism by doctors [Published Miami Herald - Sep 11 2014]
Students study harder to adapt to MCAT changes [Published Individual.com - Sep 11 2014]
Are U.S. Medical Schools Overlooking Community ... [Published American Family Physician - Sep 11 2014]
Faculty member at Health Sciences Center wins n... [Published Oklahoma Daily - Sep 11 2014]
Obamacare: Fewer Doctors, More Demand [Published Cato Institute - Sep 10 2014]
Scripps Launches Test of Innovative AirStrip Sy... [Published Wall Street Select - Sep 10 2014]
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Missouri tackles primary care shortage with “as... [Published Science-Based Medicine - Sep 18 2014]
Medical school clinical training A new law in Missouri will allow medical school graduates who have not completed a residency to practice in underserved areas.  They will be able to call themselves “doctor” but will be licensed as “assistant physicians” ...
ADEA Announces Plans to Relocate to the New Ass... [Published Business Wire Health News - Sep 03 2014]
WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--American Dental Education Association to relocate to the newly completed Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) Building at 655 K Street, N.W., in Washington, D.C., effective January 1. ...
Integrating Digital Literacy into Medical Educa... [Published ScienceRoll - Sep 01 2014]
I was asked by the Association of American Medical Colleges to share my opinions about digital literacy with their readers. I was glad to participate and one line of mine got quite an attention...Visit my blog to read the whole article and other news ...
GME: Supporting academic medical centers [Published The Incidental Economist (Posts) - Aug 25 2014]
The following is a guest post by Allan Joseph, a medical student at the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University and TIE research assistant. You can follow Allan on Twitter: @allanmjoseph or email him. This post is part of a series on the ...
The 10 Best-Paying Jobs For 2014 [Published Zero Hedge - Aug 13 2014]
First it was the Fed's unemployment rate target. This was quickly ignored and forgotten - just as we predicted would happen in December 2012 - when the unemployment rate "hit and beat" the Fed's target, even as the Fed's Russell 200,000 target was ...
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JW Marriott Austin Announces Topping Out Constr... [Published PR Newswire - Jan 29 2014]
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