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Women Top Medical School Entrants For 2nd Consecutive Year

December 7, 2018

A year ago, the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) reported that, for the first time ever, female medical school entrants outnumbered male entrants. The report revealed that women...


Google Awards $115,000 to Medical School for New Rural Health Clinic

December 1, 2018

Internet search engine giant Google recently announced a $115,000 donation to Charleston’s Medical University of South Carolina to fund a student-run rural health clinic. Funds will cover...


Top Medical Schools for Primary Care

November 23, 2018

Over the past few years, Association of American Medical Colleges has projected potentially critical shortfalls of trained doctors in multiple areas and specialties, including primary care. Now,...


Five Things Established Doctors Think About Younger Doctors

November 7, 2018

It’s natural for new doctor just beginning his or her medical career to wonder – and perhaps even worry a bit – about how they’ll be perceived by their long-established...


Med Students Study the Pathology of Horror

October 24, 2018

Perhaps unorthodox, but certainly popular, Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School Psychiatry Professor Anthony Tobia, MD is at it again. We once told you about his “Psy-feld”...


Opportunity Abounds in Geriatric Medicine

October 3, 2018

With the impending shortage of qualified physicians, some medical specialties are at particular risk – which means they offer significant opportunity for students graduating medical school...


Medical School for Free? It’s Possible

September 12, 2018

For many medical career hopefuls, a top barrier is the steep financial investment in education and training. After all, the average medical school graduate’s debt hit $190,000, with some 25...


Osteopathic Doctors Rising in Number

September 1, 2018

Recent research by the American Osteopathic Association shows that the number of DOs (doctors of osteopathy) has more than tripled since 1990. With one in four medical students currently training...


Demand for Medical Specialists on the Rise, Survey Says

August 15, 2018

For the past 12 years, family care physicians have topped the list of the most in-demand medical professionals in the US, according to an annual healthcare staffing survey by Merritt Hawkins, a...


From Disadvantage to Diversity Advantage

August 1, 2018

Medical knowledge and skill obviously are musts for future or up and coming physicians. But so, too, is a capacity for compassion and an ability to connect with patients who may have markedly...