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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
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
President of Association of Medical Colleges calls for more residencies

...of the group that represents the medical schools.Dr. Darrell G. Kirch, president and CEO of the Association of American Medical Colleges, will be the keynote speaker at the Hooding Ceremony today for Medical College of Georgia at Georgia...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2014-05-07/president-association-medica
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
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

...statement.Emergency medicine has grown in popularity among graduating medical students. Data from the Association of American Medical Colleges showed that the average of emergency medicine residency applications increased from 28 percent in 2010...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2013-11-11/what-do-med-students-learn-e
New York grabs funding for residents

...positions went to the 11 neediest states ? Georgia was considered 12th neediest and got none.The Association of American Medical Colleges has called on Congress to appropriate another $1 billion to add residency slots to help keep up with...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2013-11-04/new-york-grabs-funding-resid
Record number of medical students but limits on future training, group says

...the training needed to become physicians, said Dr. Darrell G. Kirch, the president and CEO of the Association of American Medical Colleges and the former senior vice president for clinical activities and dean at Medical College of Georgia...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2013-10-24/record-number-medical-studen
Program streamlines GRU students' path to medical school

...they want medical students to have, said Dr. John E. Prescott, the chief academic officer for the Association of American Medical Colleges."Everybody can truly come out winners on this," he said.Consolidating the former Augusta State...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2013-07-23/program-streamlines-gru-s