Enrollment numbers project a female future for medicine
The future of medicine is decidedly female. For the first time ever, women are now the majority of all students enrolled in medical degree programs in U.S. medical schools, according to data released last month by The Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC). Women accounted for 50.5% of student enrollment in 2019, the Washington, D. C.-based nonprofit noted. “It’s a significant trend, if you think about the history of medicine,” said Dr. Geoffrey Young, senior director of student… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - January 26, 2020 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Tammy Joyner Source Type: news

Enrollment numbers project a female future for medicine
The future of medicine is decidedly female. For the first time ever, women are now the majority of all students enrolled in medical degree programs in U.S. medical schools, according to data released last month by The Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC). Women accounted for 50.5% of student enrollment in 2019, the Washington, D. C.-based nonprofit noted. “It’s a significant trend, if you think about the history of medicine,” said Dr. Geoffrey Young, senior director of student… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - January 26, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Tammy Joyner Source Type: news

Women Now Outnumber Men At U.S. Medical Schools For First Time Ever
BOSTON (CBS) – The overall number of applicants to medical schools continues to grow, and now for the first time in history, there are more female medical students in the U.S. than male. The number of women enrolled in medical school has been steadily climbing. According to the Association of American Medical Colleges, women made up almost 47-percent of medical students in 2015 and 49.5-percent in 2018. And now in 2019, they make up 50.5-percent of all medical school students. There have also been modest gains in the number of African-American, Latino, and Native American medical students though they remain underrepr...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - December 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Health Healthwatch Syndicated CBSN Boston Syndicated Local Dr. Mallika Marshall Source Type: news

Women Majority of U.S. Med Students for First Time
For the first time, this year, more women than men are enrolled as U.S. medical students, according to the Association of American Medical Colleges (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - December 16, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Women Make Up the Majority of US Med Students for First Time Women Make Up the Majority of US Med Students for First Time
This builds on a previous first from 2017, when women made up the majority of first-year med students, according to the latest figures from the AAMC.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - December 11, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Med Students News Source Type: news

David Geffen adds $46 million to landmark medical scholarships program
UCLA has received an additional $46 million gift from longtime supporter and legendary entertainment visionary David Geffen, a reinvestment that brings the amount of the David Geffen Medical Scholarship Fund to $146 million. The latest gift will enable 120 more students at theDavid Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA to benefit from the fund, bringing the total number of students expected to receive awards to 414 over a 10-year period.The full-ride scholarships, consisting of full tuition and a living stipend, have helped UCLA attract a broader array of exceptional medical school candidates. The number of applications increa...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - December 2, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Proposed Military Cuts Ignite Worries for Medical Education Proposed Military Cuts Ignite Worries for Medical Education
AAMC's chief academic leader, a former Army officer, says that, if medical education in the military had to be outsourced to the civilian side, there wouldn't be enough training spots.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - September 14, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Med Students News Source Type: news

Geisel Student Sylvia Guerra Receives AAMC Nickens Scholarship
Sylvia Guerra ’21 is one of five U.S. medical students to receive the prestigious 2019 Herbert W. Nickens Medical Student Scholarship award from the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC). (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - August 30, 2019 Category: Hospital Management Authors: Susan Green Tags: Education Improving Lives News diversity Home-feature leadership medical student Source Type: news

AAMC, Doctors Community plan to add 500 jobs, new facilities through merger
Anne Arundel Medical Center and Doctors Community Health System have finalized a merger deal set to facilitate the creation of 500 new jobs across Anne Arundel and Prince Georges counties, as well as the Eastern Shore. The systems announced plans to form a new, combined health system in May, and said Monday the deal had been finalized. Executives from both systems said teams are already working on plans for integrating the two systems, anchored by acute care hospitals in Lanham and Annapolis. Full… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - July 16, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Morgan Eichensehr Source Type: news

Alabama ’s Abortion Ban Isn’t Only About Abortion. Opponents Are Afraid it May Drive Doctors Out of the State
Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey on May 15 signed into law the strictest abortion ban in the country, sparking fears not only about abortion access, but also about how the policy could worsen disparities that already endanger the health of women living in the south. The law, set to become enforceable in six months, bans nearly all abortions at all stages of pregnancy, with exceptions only for serious threats to the mother’s health. It also makes performing abortions a crime for doctors, who could be convicted of a felony and face up to 99 years in prison. Until the law is enforced, abortion is still legally available in Alabama...
Source: TIME: Health - May 16, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized abortion Abortion Ban medicine politics public health Source Type: news

AAMC Chief Academic Officer to give education address at Academic Emergency Medicine Meeting
(Society for Academic Emergency Medicine) John E. Prescott, MD, chief academic officer of the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC), will offer his prognostications of " The Future Landscape of Medical Education " when he delivers the education keynote address at the 30th annual meeting of the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine (SAEM) on Thursday, May 16. The education keynote, the first-ever for SAEM, will take place from 11 a.m.-Noon in Grand Ballroom A& F at The Mirage Las Vegas, host hotel for SAEM19. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - May 1, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Large Shortages in Primary, Specialty Physicians Seen by 2032 Large Shortages in Primary, Specialty Physicians Seen by 2032
The AAMC said it is studying how burnout and the aging physician population may affect the healthcare workforce. More than 40% of the current physician workforce is age 55 or older, the group said.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - April 25, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Texas Tech Agrees To Stop Using Race in Med School Admissions Texas Tech Agrees To Stop Using Race in Med School Admissions
The AAMC notes that the agreement does not change current law and said it will continue to support the use of race in the holistic admissions process.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - April 13, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Med Students News Source Type: news

Kaiser Permanente ’s New Medical School Will Be Free for Its First 5 Graduating Classes
Kaiser Permanente’s new medical school will be free to attend for its first five graduating classes, the school announced Tuesday. The newly formed Kaiser Permanente School of Medicine will begin accepting applications from prospective students in June 2019, following the receipt of primary accreditation from the Liaison Committee on Medical Education, Kaiser announced in a release. The school, which will be located in Pasadena, Calif., will welcome its first class of students in the summer of 2020. Those students, as well as the four following classes, will attend the school for free for all four years of their medi...
Source: TIME: Health - February 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized healthytime medicine onetime Source Type: news

Medical School Applicants and Enrollees Increasingly Diverse Medical School Applicants and Enrollees Increasingly Diverse
Significant increases in the number of women and black men entering US medical schools were seen in 2018, according to the Association of American Medical Colleges.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - December 28, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Med Students News Source Type: news

Geisel Students Chad Lewis and Alex Lindqwister Receive National Recognition
Two Geisel medical students were recognized during the Association of American Medical Colleges annual meeting for their demonstrated leadership and commitment to diversity. Chad Lewis ’20 has received a prestigious Herbert W. Nickens Scholarship award, and Alex Lindqwister ’21, was elected national chair of the AAMC Organization of Student Representatives. (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - November 14, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Authors: Susan Green Tags: Education Insider News AAMC awards diversity leadership medical students Source Type: news

Medical College of Wisconsin ’s Kerschner named chair-elect to national association
Dr. Joseph Kerschner of the Medical College of Wisconsin in Wauwatosa has been named chair-elect of the board of directors of the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC), Washington, D.C. Kerschner serves as dean of the Medical College of Wisconsin School of Medicine, and provost and executive vice president of the Medical College of Wisconsin. He became dean of the School of Medicine and executive vice president of the Medical College of Wisconsin in November 2011 after serving 10 months… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - November 12, 2018 Category: Health Management Authors: Todd Bragstad Source Type: news

HHS Launches Review of Fetal Tissue Research
The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) issued a statement on September 24, 2018 announcing that it has launched a review of all research and acquisitions involving human fetal tissue. The agency, which funds through the National Institutes of Health a significant portion of U.S. biomedical research, indicated that it will look into adequate alternatives to the use of human fetal tissue in HHS funded research and will ensure that efforts to develop such alternatives are funded. According to the statement, “HHS has initiated a comprehensive review of all research involving fetal tissue to ensure consistency...
Source: Public Policy Reports - October 16, 2018 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

BioVentures Boot Camp Wins National Recognition
The Health Sciences Entrepreneurship Boot Camp run by BioVentures recently won a national award, the second-place Innovations Research & Research Education Award from the Association of American Medical Colleges. (Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care)
Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care - October 8, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

HHS Launches Review of Fetal Tissue Research
The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) issued a statement on September 24, 2018 announcing that it has launched a review of all research and acquisitions involving human fetal tissue. The agency, which funds through the National Institutes of Health a significant portion of U.S. biomedical research, indicated that it will look into adequate alternatives to the use of human fetal tissue in HHS funded research and will ensure that efforts to develop such alternatives are funded. According to the statement, “HHS has initiated a comprehensive review of all research involving fetal tissue to ensure consistency...
Source: Public Policy Reports - October 5, 2018 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

Groups See Progress in CMS's EHR Approach in Hospital Rule Groups See Progress in CMS's EHR Approach in Hospital Rule
AMA, AAMC compliment CMS on new rules on reporting data, while pressing for further changes.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - August 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Medical Schools Rip Trump Move Against Race Consideration At Universities
The Association of American Medical Colleges is “deeply concerned” that the Trump administration is rescinding guidance on consideration of race in university admission. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - July 4, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Japsen, Contributor Source Type: news

AAMC Health Equity Systems Year 2 Progress Reports - Session 2
July 13, 2018 1:30-3:00pm ET. Join AAMC to review and provide feedback on what 10 academic health centers from across the country have accomplished after 2 years of efforts to " Build a Systems Approach to Community Health and Health Equity " . Topics include prenatal care, smoking cessation, chronic disease, childhood obesity, and coordinated institutional health equity system. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - June 21, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

AAMC Health Equity Systems Year 2 Progress Reports - Session 1
July 12, 2018 1:30-3:00pm ET. Join AAMC to review and provide feedback on what 10 academic health centers from across the country have accomplished after 2 years of efforts to " Build a Systems Approach to Community Health and Health Equity " . Topics include food insecurity, contact-sport concussion prevention, health-harming legal needs, unplanned pregnancy and opiate overdose reduction. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - June 21, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

2018 AAMC Annual Meeting
November 2-6, 2018; Austin, TX. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - June 13, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Trump ’s Immigration Policies Are Making It Harder for Foreign Doctors to Work in the U.S. — And That Could Hurt Patients
For the past four years, Daniel, an Israeli-born doctor completing a medical residency in the U.S., has secured an H-1B visa for temporary specialized workers without a hitch. But this May, without warning, the government put his status in the U.S. in danger. Daniel, who withheld his last name for fear of retaliation, is one of many foreign-born medical residents across the country who have received visa rejections or delays since mid-April — similar to rejections thousands of H-1B applicants in other high-paying industries have recently received — prompting a flurry of legal activity from medical groups, hospi...
Source: TIME: Health - June 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized healthytime medicine onetime Source Type: news

Decision to approve Arundel Medical Center cardiac program appealed — again
The multi-year battle over whether Anne Arundel Medical Center will get to host the state ’s newest open heart surgery program continues, as University of Maryland Capital Health Region has appealed a recent court decision on the matter. A Prince George’s County Circuit Court judge gave the Annapolis hospital legal clearance for the cardiac program on May 22. The decision came after Anne Arundel Medical Center (AAMC) had fought two other nearby hospitals, University of Maryland’s Baltimore… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - June 7, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Morgan Eichensehr Source Type: news

Decision to approve Arundel Medical Center cardiac program appealed — again
The multi-year battle over whether Anne Arundel Medical Center will get to host the state ’s newest open heart surgery program continues, as University of Maryland Capital Health Region has appealed a recent court decision on the matter. A Prince George’s County Circuit Court judge gave the Annapolis hospital legal clearance for the cardiac program on May 22. The decision came after Anne Arundel Medical Center (AAMC) had fought two other nearby hospitals, University of Maryland’s Baltimore… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - June 7, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Morgan Eichensehr Source Type: news

Anne Arundel Medical Center gets judge's OK for cardiac program
Anne Arundel Medical Center has won legal approval to move forward with its plans to add a cardiac surgery program. A ruling made in the Prince George’s County Circuit Court Tuesday gave the Annapolis hospital legal clearance to host the state’s newest open heart surgery program. The decision comes after Anne Arundel Medical Center (AAMC) has battled two other nearby hospitals, University of Maryland’s Ba ltimore Washington Medical Center (BWMC) and Prince George’s Hospital Center (PGHC),… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - May 23, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Morgan Eichensehr Source Type: news

Anne Arundel Medical Center gets judge's OK for cardiac program
Anne Arundel Medical Center has won legal approval to move forward with its plans to add a cardiac surgery program. A ruling made in the Prince George’s County Circuit Court Tuesday gave the Annapolis hospital legal clearance to host the state’s newest open heart surgery program. The decision comes after Anne Arundel Medical Center (AAMC) has battled two other nearby hospitals, University of Maryland’s Ba ltimore Washington Medical Center (BWMC) and Prince George’s Hospital Center (PGHC),… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - May 23, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Morgan Eichensehr Source Type: news

2018 Health Equity Research Snapshot
The 2018 Health Equity Research Snapshot highlights seven videos that feature innovative community-partnered research projects at CDC Prevention Research Centers housed within AAMC member medical schools with preventive medicine residency programs. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - May 22, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

AAMC Study Co-Authored by Einstein Faculty Examines Career Trends Among M.D.-Ph.D. Program Graduates
May 22, 2018—(BRONX, NY)—A new study published by the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC), coauthored by Einstein’sMyles Akabas, M.D., Ph.D., finds that most graduates of M.D.-Ph.D. programs continue in work consistent with their training—conducting research, developing new diagnostics, devices and treatments, and helping train the next generation of scientists and clinicians. Dr. Akabas, professor of physiology& biophysics, of medicine, and in the Dominick P. Purpura Department of Neuroscience, is the director ofEinstein’s Medical Scientist Training Program (MSTP), one of 48 f...
Source: Einstein News - May 22, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

PCORI's Achievements in Health Research and Future Outlook (AAMC Research on Care Community Webinar)
Tuesday, May 29, 2018 - 12:00 pm to 01:00 pm EDT (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - May 18, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Geisel Clerkship Director Receives Excellence in Medical Education Award
Internal Medicine Clerkship Director, Hilary Ryder, MD, MS, FACP received an Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) Excellence in Medical Education award for her research, “Understanding what we say: varying cultural competency amongst faculty evaluators on the internal medicine clerkship.” (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - May 2, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Authors: Susan Green Tags: Education Insider News education research faculty recognition Hilary Ryder medical education Source Type: news

AAMC Upcoming Webinars
Webinars covering a range of topics from federal regulations to implementation science. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - March 7, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

NIH and AAMC present: The All of Us Research Program -- Participant Centered Precision Medicine
March 19, 2018 2:00-3:00pm ET. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - March 5, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

UCLA pediatrician inspires humanism in young doctors
Dr. Lee Miller ’s journey began, as many do, with a train ride. Thirty years ago, he was a UCLA assistant professor traveling from Philadelphia to New York. After threading his way through the crowded aisles of every car, he eyed the last three vacant seats in the caboose.“I chose a fortuitous seat next to an elderly gentleman from Shanghai,” Miller recalled recently in a special address to UCLA medical students. “He was a pediatrician teaching students, just like me.”The ride passed quickly as the older physician recounted stories about his work in global health. When the two exchanged busine...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - March 3, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

A dose of inspiration – ‘Black Men in White Coats’ – is just what the doctor ordered
​The nation ’s medical schools have too few black male medical students. That’s the cold, hard reality according to the Association of American Medical Colleges, which found that the number of black men enrolled in U.S. medical schools declined from 1978 to 2014 — from 542 to just 515.Now, theDavid Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA and a handful of other medical schools are aiming to change that dismal reality with an unprecedented video outreach campaign.“We have a responsibility as a medical school to welcome the best and brightest young people from an array of ethnicities and social backgrounds...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - February 2, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

UMBC produces more black M.D., PhD graduates than any other U.S. school
University of Maryland, Baltimore County produces more black M.D. and Ph.D. degree-earners than any other college in the country, according to new data from the Association of American Medical Colleges. In total, 44 UMBC alumni who identify as African American or black earned M.D.-Ph.D. degrees. These degrees indicate a combined scientific and medical education and are typically sought by students who want to conduct research in a medical setting. Since 2000, 413 black men and women have earned… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - January 16, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Morgan Eichensehr Source Type: news

Vermont Medical School Ceases All Lectures from Curriculum and Adopts “Active Learning” Techniques for Teaching Next Generation of Physicians
Professor-led classroom lectures end as students are expected to do much of their traditional learning outside of class. Will this influence how many medical students go on to choose pathology for their residency? Medical Colleges, hospital universities, and healthcare trade schools nationwide are considering “Active Learning” techniques to replace lectures. These bastions of higher education—where […] (Source: Dark Daily)
Source: Dark Daily - December 1, 2017 Category: Laboratory Medicine Authors: Jude Tags: Laboratory News Laboratory Pathology Laboratory Testing Management & Operations News From Dark Daily AAMC Association of American Medical Colleges Charles Prober MD Chip Heath PhD Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine at Case Weste Source Type: news

IAMSE Medical Education Webinar Series
The winter 2018 IAMSE interactive webinar series on Competency Based Education will be offered on Thursday's at noon in Remsen 220. The dates are January 11, 18, 25, and February 1 and 8 (all dates in 2018). There will be a short discussion following each. All medical educators are invited! The schedule will consist of the following sessions: January 11 – Competency-Based Medical Education: Understanding the Principles – Presented by Linda Snell January 18 – Generating Trust in Entrustment: an update from the AAMC Core EPA Pilot Group – Presented by Kim Lomis January 25 – ...
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - November 20, 2017 Category: Hospital Management Authors: Rand Swenson Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Explore: How Many Young Doctors Does Your State Retain after Residency?
Discusses the difficulty states face in trying to keep new doctors in state and in encouraging them to practice in underserved areas after they have completed their residencies. Also highlights data from anew report from the Association of American Medical Colleges tracking doctors and doctors-in-training by state. (Source: News stories via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: News stories via the Rural Assistance Center - November 9, 2017 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

The South Dakota Model: health care professions student disaster preparedness and deployment training - Owens MP, Buffington C, Frost MP, Waldner RJ.
OBJECTIVE: The Association of American Medical Colleges recommended an increase in medical education for public health emergencies, bioterrorism, and weapons of mass destruction in 2003. The University of South Dakota Sanford School of Medicine (USD SSOM) ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 30, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

Case Center for Synchrotron Biosciences wins AAMC Award for Resource Sharing
(Case Western Reserve University) The Case Center for Synchrotron Biosciences has been awarded second prize in the 2017 Sharing Research Resources Award by the American Association of Medical Colleges. The Sharing Research Resources Webinar will take place on October 16th from 2:30-3:30 p.m. ET. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - October 13, 2017 Category: Biology Source Type: news

14th Annual AAMC Health Workforce Research Conference
May 9-11, 2018 Tysons, VA. Theme is Building Bridges and Breaking Down Barriers: Diversity, Inclusion, and the Health Workforce. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - September 28, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

AAMC Annual Meeting 2017
November 3-7, 2017. Boston MA (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - August 11, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Implementing a disaster preparedness curriculum for medical students - Jasper EH, Wanner GK, Berg D, Berg K.
OBJECTIVES: Training in disaster medicine and preparedness is minimal or absent in the curricula of many medical schools in the United States. Despite a 2003 joint recommendation by the Association of American Medical Colleges and the Centers for Disease C... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 7, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Commentary Source Type: news

CareFirst settles ongoing reimbursement dispute with Anne Arundel Medical
CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield settled a dispute over its reimbursement rates with Anne Arundel Medical Center after the Annapolis hospital threatened to terminate its contract last month. In a joint statement released Friday afternoon, AAMC and CareFirst said they signed a new three-year contract to be effective Sept. 1. They did not release details about the agreement but said there will be no disruption in care or coverage. The decision comes after AAMC CEO Victoria Bayless said last month the… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - August 5, 2017 Category: American Health Authors: Tina Reed Source Type: news

CareFirst settles ongoing reimbursement dispute with Anne Arundel Medical
CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield settled a dispute over its reimbursement rates with Anne Arundel Medical Center after the Annapolis hospital threatened to terminate its contract last month. In a joint statement released Friday afternoon, AAMC and CareFirst said they signed a new three-year contract to be effective Sept. 1. They did not release details about the agreement but said there will be no disruption in care or coverage. The decision comes after AAMC CEO Victoria Bayless said last month the… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - August 5, 2017 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Tina Reed Source Type: news