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Advocacy & Policy

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AAMC Statement on House Committee Passage of Labor-HHS Appropriations Bill for Fiscal Year 2022

The AAMC released a statement in response to the House Committee passage of Labor-HHS Appropriations Bill for fiscal year 2022

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The Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) works with policymakers and other leaders to advance policy priorities that strengthen the nation’s health and well-being. Through policies that affect health care delivery, research, education, health equity, and more, the federal government is a key partner in sustaining the vitality of the nation’s academic medicine ecosystem, which is essential to improving the health of all.

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AAMC Congressional Briefing on the Future of Telehealth

Xổ số thứ Năm tuần trướcWatch AAMC staff and experts from academic medical centers discuss the role telehealth has played to enable access to care during the pandemic and its critical role in the future. This discussion also addresses the importance of continuing many of the current telehealth flexibilities beyond the end of the public health emergency.

AAMC Congressional Briefing on Data for Health Equity

Hear AAMC staff from the newly formed Center for Health Equity, as well as multi-sector experts discuss how all sectors in the health ecosystem – housing, public health, medicine, transportation, etc. – have similar data needs when it comes to demographics, individual-level social needs, and community-level social determinants of health.

AAMC Policy and Priorities

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Research

AAMC member institutions endeavor to prepare a diverse medical research workforce and champion an environment in which medical discovery can flourish. A strong commitment to discovery is key to innovation that benefits patients.

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Clinical Care

AAMC-member teaching hospitals and faculty physicians cultivate and provide high-quality health care, especially for  complex and vulnerable patients -- many of whom are unable to receive care elsewhere.

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Investing in Healthier Communities

Academic medical centers serve at the crossroads of community health, health equity, and population health and are actively working to prevent and address persistent public health challenges,

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Workforce

AAMC-member medical schools and teaching hospitals play a crucial role in preparing future physicians who help create a healthier future for all with innovative graduate medical education.

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Find congressional testimony, letters to Capitol Hill and federal agencies, and comment letters on policy issues.

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Washington Highlights

Washington Highlights provides academic medicine-related news and  health policy information from Capitol Hill and the federal agencies.

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Press Releases and Statements

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Read the latest news and press statements from the AAMC on important advocacy and policy issues.

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Ad hoc group for medical research

The Ad Hoc Group for Medical Research supports enhancing the federal investment in the biomedical, behavioral, and population-based research conducted and supported by the NIH.

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The FOVA is a diverse coalition representing national academic, medical, and scientific societies; voluntary health and patient advocacy groups; and veteran-focused associations.

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 Health Professions and Nursing Education Coalition

The HPNEC advocates for continued support for the health professions and nursing workforce development programs critical to providing continued services to underserved and minority communities.

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AAMC Action

Let's raise our voices together

Xổ số thứ Năm tuần trướcWe are students, residents, researchers, faculty members,  and physicians who advocate on behalf of academic medicine.

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AAMC Working for Change

The Principles of Trustworthiness

Learn about how your organization can demonstrate being worthy of the trust of your community.

AAMC Framework for Addressing and Eliminating Racism at the AAMC, in Academic Medicine, and Beyond

This framework serves as a strategic imperative; guides our own internal efforts at the AAMC; and helps amplify, support, and accelerate the efforts of our member institutions to catalyze change in academic medicine.

AAMC Receives CDC Award to Build Confidence in COVID-19 Vaccines and Move the Nation Forward

The AAMC has announced a cooperative agreement with the Centers for Disease Control to build confidence in COVID-19 vaccines.

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