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Number of medical school students at record high

...training and an aging baby boomer population, a physician shortage still looms, the president of the Association of American Medical Colleges said.This year a record 20,630 entered medical school, up 1.4 percent from the previous year and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2015-10-22/number-medical-school-studen
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
University Hospital, MCG partner to add 12 more residency positions

The University System of Georgia Board of Regents is scheduled to vote on $800,000 to establish 12 family medicine slots at University Hospital in partnership with the Medical College of Georgia.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-05-18/university-hospital-mcg-part
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
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
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
Hefner steps down as CEO at Georgia Regents Medical Center

...million loss, and officials said they were working on a turnaround plan.Hefner joined GRU from the Association of American Medical Colleges, where he was a senior adviser after having also been a top executive in the health systems of Pennsylvania...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-04-29/hefner-steps-down-ceo-georgi
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