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COVID 19: What Medical Students Need to Know

March 27, 2020

As COVID-19 and the coronavirus continue to spread throughout the country, countless fields are being turned upside down – education being one of them. After all, the global pandemic hits...


10 Ways Medical Students are Helping During the COVID-19 Pandemic

March 11, 2020

Not since the Spanish Flu swept across the world a century ago, infecting 500 million people (nearly a quarter of the world’s population at the time) and killing tens of millions has a...


Telemedicine on the Rise

February 23, 2020

The continued advancement of global communications technology is paving the way for unprecedented growth in the field of telemedicine, the remote diagnosis and treatment of patients via...


Family Medicine Tops List of Most In-Demand Specialties

February 5, 2020

The much discussed physician shortage, predicted to surpass 120,000 by 2032 according to the Association of American Medical Colleges, paired with the upswing in the US economy throughout 2019...


US Cities Offering the Highest Physician Compensation and Pay Growth

January 14, 2020

If you’re a future physician with an eye on practicing in New Orleans, Cincinnati, Hartford, Atlanta or Minneapolis, your future already looks promising financially. Data collected in...


Women Outnumber Men in Medical School and in Multiple Medical Specialties

January 2, 2020

It’s no secret that medicine has long been a male-dominated industry. Though Elizabeth Blackwell chipped the first crack in the glass ceiling more than a century and a half ago (admitted to...


Wait-Listed? Three Things to Know While You Await a Final Decision from your Top-Choice Medical School

December 23, 2019

When waiting to hear whether you’ve been accepted to the medical school of your choice, it may prove dismaying to get the notice that you’ll simply have to wait a little longer for an...


Viral Image Shines Light on African American Medical School Enrollment

December 9, 2019

A recent image of 15 black Tulane University medical students donning their white coats and posing in front of the former slave quarters of a historic Louisiana plantation went viral on social...


Number of Medical Students with Disabilities Surges

November 28, 2019

The number of medical students who report having a disability rose 69 percent between 2016 and 2019, according to a new survey published this week in the Journal of the American Medical...


First-Generation Medical Students a Growing Minority

November 6, 2019

The vast majority of medical students who choose careers in healthcare are following in footsteps of parents or other family member who also became doctors. But first-generation students, those...