Category Archives: Future of AMCs

Innovating Around the Concept of “Library”

By Jennifer J. Salopek Although it occupies a physical structure made of brick, featuring study carrels and a circulation desk, the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library at the University of Virginia houses much more than books and journals. As it … Continue reading

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Encouraging Innovation at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

By Dennis S. Charney, MD The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai embraces collaboration, creativity, disruptive thinking, and entrepreneurship—the same principles that have guided Silicon Valley companies such as Google, Apple, and Facebook—and changed our lives. Scientific revolutions, like … Continue reading

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A New Beginning for Academic Medicine

By Joanne Conroy, MD Last week, the AAMC, in partnership with Manatt Health Solutions, released a seminal new report: “Advancing the Academic Health System of the Future.” In it, we reported on the activities of the Advisory Panel on Health … Continue reading

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Top 10 Posts of 2013

In case you missed them, here is a roundup of our Top 10 Most Popular Posts of 2013: 1. Proposed U.S. Allopathic and Medical Schools, by James E. Lewis, Ph.D. 2. Matching the Unmatched: The Role of the Medical Student Career Advisor, … Continue reading

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Diversity’s Next Frontier: Careers in Academic Medicine

By Sophia Shapiro How can we hope to diversify medical schools without diversifying their leadership? How can we hope to diversify their leadership without recruiting diverse medical students to academic medicine? We can’t. Although students are introduced to various careers … Continue reading

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Wing of Zock in the “Dog Daze” of Health Wonk Review

A recent post from Wing of Zock discusses rankings and metrics in the context of the health care system’s seismic shift from volume to value in the latest edition of Health Wonk Review posted by David E. Williams of Health Business … Continue reading

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Do Academic Medical Practice Financial Structures Inhibit Primary Care Training and Practice?

By James E. Lewis, Ph.D.  Peer-reviewed literature, blogs, the popular media, and professional medical meetings are replete with pleas, complaints, laments, and even some good ideas about primary care medicine. How to deliver it, where to deliver it, and what … Continue reading

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Project ECHO Aims to Improve Access to Mental Health Services

By Arianna Talaie Mental health treatment need is expanding exponentially, and mental health providers are scrambling to keep up with demand from urban centers to rural communities, from academic medical centers to primary care facilities, across the United States, and … Continue reading

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