Janis Orlowski

Association of American Medical Colleges

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Physician and Interim Chief Healthcare Officer at the Association of American Medical Colleges, which represents medical schools and teaching hospitals

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An emergency summit of the European Union convened in Brussels today after yesterday’s decision by their interior ministers to re-settle 120,000 refugees from Syria, Iraq and Eritrea.

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