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US facing looming doctor shortage, group says

...in Georgia to make the positions more attractive to applicants, he said.While it is interesting the Association of American Medical Colleges is projecting a need for more specialists, Georgia will probably continue to focus mostly on primary...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2015-03-03/us-facing-looming-doctor-sho
Biz Bits

...Larry Miller Realty.DR. PETER BUCKLEYAward/honor: Named to the 12-member Council of Deans of the Association of American Medical Colleges.Details: He is dean of the Medical College of Georgia at Georgia Regents University.LABORRON JACKSONAward...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-12-30/biz-bits
More black males needed for med school

...number of black men entering medical school this year in what is a record-setting class overall.The Association of American Medical Colleges released numbers Wednesday that showed medical school enrollment reached a new high in the U.S. of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2014-10-30/more-black-males-needed-med-
Medical residency changes proposed

...Massachusetts, which enjoys a 83.7 per 100,000, according to the 2013 Physician Workforce Data Book of the Association of American Medical Colleges."What you have had difficulty doing in Georgia and elsewhere is laying claim to public dollars because...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-07-29/medical-residency-changes-pr
President of Association of Medical Colleges calls for more residencies

Even as U.S. medical schools expand to meet a looming shortage of physicians, a lack of new funding for residencies means hundreds are kept from becoming doctors, according to the Dr. Darrell G. Kirch.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2014-05-07/president-association-medica
Medical College of Georgia class of 2014 receives hoods, readies for graduation

...pe diatrics to rehabilitative medicine.Keynote speaker Darrell Kirch, the president and CEO of the Association of American Medical Colleges and a former dean of MCG, talked about practitioner philosophy, stressing the importance of ethics...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-05-08/medical-college-georgia-c
Georgia expands doctor pipeline

...has intensified with a growing population and an increase in the numbers of older people. According to Association of American Medical Colleges' estimates, the nation faces a shortage of more than 91,000 physicians by the year 2020. Georgia...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-06-23/georgia-expands-doctor-pipel
3 finalists to lead SC med school

...David Cole, now the chairman of surgery at MUSC; Dr. Joanne Conroy, chief health care officer for the Association of American Medical Colleges; and Dr. Ora Pescovitz. Pescovitz is the CEO of the University of Michigan Health system and executive...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-04-11/3-finalists-lead-sc-med-scho
Head injuries, PTSD often alike in military, experts say

...of a weeklong series of talks on military and veterans issues. It is part of a national effort by the Association of American Medical Colleges in support of the Joining Forces initiative begun by Michelle Obama and Jill Biden.When it comes to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2013-11-12/head-injuries-ptsd-often-ali
What do med students learn in the ER? Valuable lessons indeed

Emergency medicine is unique.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2013-11-11/what-do-med-students-learn-e