AMSA President Comments on Doctor Shortages for Medpage Today
National President Deborah Hall, MD was asked to provide perspective on the geographic disparity of physicians and how it is impacted by where a medical student studies. “‘You can’t guarantee that students will go to a certain place or treat a certain type of people,’ Hall said, particularly when students saddled with debt may be drawn to lucrative specialties, whose residency programs are housed in big, often urban, hospital systems.”
AMSA Participates in White House Health Summit
AMSA was very proud to send National President Deborah Hall, MD to participate in a panel discussion as part of the White House’s “National Dialogue on Climate Change And Health” Summit. The panel focused on highlighting the impacts of climate change and underscoring the important role the public health community can play in communicating and preventing these impacts. Follow the link below to read more and watch video of the panel discussion.
Medical Education Futures Newsletter
The bi-weekly newsletter from the Medical Education Futures Study is a wealth of information. Authored by Fitz Mullan, the newsletter focuses on health workforce and medical education issues. Give it a look!