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Three Ways the Physician Workforce is Changing

April 5, 2021

The Association of American Medical Colleges’ 2020 Physician Specialty Data Report is out and this year, it’s revealing three top transformations taking place within the nation’s...


USMLE Step 1 Makes Switch to Pass/Fail Scoring

March 24, 2021

Following nearly two years of collecting and considering input from hundreds of medical education, regulatory and clinical stakeholders, administrators of the USMLE (United States Medical...


Four Factors in Return to Clinical Training

March 10, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic put the brakes on direct patient interaction for medical students throughout the bulk of the last school year. As some schools begin allowing students to return to clinical...


Three Ways to Make an Impact and Boost Your Med School Competitiveness in Nonclinical Settings

February 17, 2021

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to limit opportunities for in-person clinical experience for pre-med and medical students, many are looking for alternative ways to make a positive impact on...


Surge in Female Medical Students a Boon for Patients, Studies Show

February 2, 2021

February 3 is National Women’s Physicians Day, established to celebrate Dr. Elizabeth Blackwell, who defied industry and societal norms to become the first woman to receive a medical degree...


Medical Students Step Up to Help w First Wave of Historic COVID-19 Inoculations

January 22, 2021

As the first of the COVID-19 vaccines roll out, medical students nationwide are excitedly stepping up to help with administering injections and filling other vital needs, many calling the...


The Step 2 CS Exam is Coming Back with Changes – But When?

January 6, 2021

The arrival and subsequent spread of the COVID-19 outbreak throughout the US has forced multiple changes in medical school application, testing and admissions. Among those changes was a suspension...


Three Post-Pandemic Predictions for Medical School Admissions

December 29, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic wreaked havoc on medical school processes and culture in 2020. Canceled MCATs, rescheduled and limited COMLEX and USMLE sessions, online lectures and coursework, virtual...


Medical School Enrollment Hits 2-Decade High – Underrepresented Groups Make Gains

December 9, 2020

Despite the unprecedented disruption courtesy of the COVID-19 pandemic, the number of first-year medical students grew, hitting a two-decade high in 2020, according to new data from the...


Improve your Residency Application with These Three Top Tips Straight from Program Directors

November 24, 2020

Residency application season is open and medical students and graduates nationwide are vying for and always limited number of positions that may be moreso this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic....