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Find out the current news and issues in the following publications. Some provide opportunities to sign up for email updates or to follow on social media.

AMA Newsletters - site where personal members can sign up for AMA Wire® Alerts

Kaiser Health News - "in-depth coverage of health care policy and politics"

Medscape - Medical news and perspectives; free registration required

MedlinePlus Health News

ScienceDaily -  "your source for the latest research news", News & Articles - "Read articles on the most recent developments in health careers"

Medical News Today


Belli, B. (2020, February 24). Medical school mistreatment tied to race, gender, and sexual orientation. Yale News.

Campbell, K. M. (2020). Diversity and Inclusion: A Path to Greater Influence?Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved 31(1), 22-24. doi:10.1353/hpu.2020.0004.

Deutsch, M. B., ed. Guidelines for the Primary and Gender-Affirming Care of Transgender and Gender Nonbinary People. 2nd ed. San Francisco: Center of Excellence for Transgender Health, 2016.

Newkirk, P. (2019, November 6). Why diversity initiatives fail. The Chronicle of Higher Education Review

Safer, J. D., & Tangpricha, V. (2019). Care of Transgender Persons. New England Journal of Medicine, 381(25), 2451-2460.

Wood, L. J. (2020, February 4). When they say: "Implicit bias trainings don't work." Diverse Issues in Higher Education.


AMA Doctor Finder

American Board of Medical Specialties (you need to register to use this free resource)

BlueCross BlueShield of Texas Provider Finder

MedlinePlus list of directories for health professionals, services, and facilities

Dell Medical School faculty

LinkedIn--From your homepage, search for a word or phrase (e.g. American medical, veterinary) then select Groups from the sidebar on the left.

Occupational Outlook Handbook - published by the Bureau of Labor Statistics in the United States Department of Labor.  It provides career information such as duties, work environment, training and educational requirements, salary statistics, job outlook, and links to professional organizations

Wayfinder--UT program that assists undeclared students in identifying a major

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