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Sep 09, 2014, 10:57 ET

Association Urges Policymakers and Leaders to Undertake GME Reform

The Association of Academic Health Centers (AAHC) urges policymakers to advance discussion of proposed graduate medical education (GME) reforms...

Jul 09, 2014, 09:54 ET

Academic Health Centers to Address the Transformation of Patient Care

 The patient and community remain at the center of the academic health center mission. In this era of substantial changes in healthcare –...

Mar 31, 2014, 14:20 ET

Finding the Right Leaders Crucial to Institutional Success

A new resource designed to guide the academic leadership search and recruitment process, Searching for Leadership: Best Practices for Academic...

Feb 20, 2014, 14:06 ET

Former AAHC Board Chair Named President of IOM

Former Association of Academic Health Centers (AAHC) Board Chair Victor J. Dzau, MD, chancellor for health affairs, Duke University, president and...

Oct 07, 2013, 09:31 ET

Nancy W. Dickey To Serve As AAHC Senior Scholar

 The Association of Academic Health Centers (AAHC) is pleased to announce that Dr. Nancy W. Dickey, a nationally recognized physician and...

Sep 30, 2013, 11:13 ET

Harold L. Paz Named Board Chair Of The Association Of Academic Health Centers

Harold L. Paz, MD, MS, chief executive officer, Penn State Hershey Medical Center and Health System, Penn State's senior vice president for health...

Sep 09, 2013, 09:53 ET

Group Calls on Congress to Markup Labor-HHS Bill

AAHC Urges Congress to Share How Funds will be Appropriated  As Congress returns to session today, the Association of Academic Health...

Jun 26, 2013, 13:09 ET

Academic Health Centers Work to Improve Health Where it Begins

The Association of Academic Health Centers (AAHC) has developed wherehealthbegins.org, an online toolkit of best practices and resources for...

Jun 12, 2013, 12:39 ET

Crucial Health Workforce Commission Languishes With No Funding

An organization representing the nation's academic health centers, along with 26 of its member institutions, has sent a letter to the House and...

Apr 16, 2013, 14:07 ET

Health Workforce Not Ready to Handle the Affordable Care Act

Group warns we are increasingly out of time to address what is out of order with the nation's health workforce A group representing the...

Apr 11, 2013, 10:09 ET

Obama Budget Offers Framework for Balanced Approach to Deficit Reduction

AAHC Encourages Congress and President to Protect Medical Research, Health Workforce  Recognizing that the current fiscal environment...

Apr 10, 2013, 09:00 ET

Health Workforce Not Ready to Meet the Goals of the Affordable Care Act

 Millions of people will be entering an already strained health system in 2014. More than just the number of health workers, other factors,...

Dec 27, 2012, 09:49 ET

AAHC Urges Balanced Approach to Avoiding Fiscal Cliff

Expresses Concern with Effects of Sequestration on Nation's Health and Well-Being  The Association of Academic Health Centers (AAHC) is...

Sep 25, 2012, 15:55 ET

AAHC Responds to HHS and DOJ Letter; Calls for Clarification on Guidance

Dr. Steven Wartman, Association of Academic Health Centers (AAHC) President and CEO, along with five healthcare associations received a strongly...

Sep 24, 2012, 10:23 ET

Claire Pomeroy Named Board Chair Of The Association Of Academic Health Centers

Claire Pomeroy, MD, MBA, chief executive officer, UC Davis Health System, vice chancellor for human health sciences, and dean of the School of...

Jul 17, 2012, 09:35 ET

AAHC Urges Congress to Avert Sequestration; Protect Core Government Functions

Joins Nearly 3,000 Organizations to Make Voice of Nondefense Discretionary Programs Heard The Association of Academic Health Centers (AAHC)...

Jun 28, 2012, 11:45 ET

AAHC Urges Continued Commitment to Comprehensive Health Policy

Workforce Must Remain a Priority in Addressing Challenges Facing our Healthcare System In the wake of today's historic Supreme Court...

May 15, 2012, 14:49 ET

AAHC Urges Continued Government Investment in Health Research

Agrees with Coalition that Federal Program Funding is Vital to Improved Population Health The Association of Academic Health Centers (AAHC)...

Apr 24, 2012, 09:52 ET

AAHC Board Endorses Commitment to Address the Social Determinants of Health

Academic Health Centers Provide Critical Leadership and Investment in Knowledge, Expertise, and Infrastructure Essential to Population Health...

Apr 10, 2012, 10:04 ET

Nation Must Invest in Biomedical Research/Health Workforce, AAHC President Tells Congress

Stronger Economy and Healthier Population Ensures a Sounder Future  Prioritized funding for biomedical research and the healthcare...