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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...


Got a Knack for Engineering? Consider Medical School

July 12, 2018

Not everyone who attends medical school opts to become a doctor or surgeon post-graduation. In fact, there are a myriad of career choices that can be built on the study of medicine, including...


Texas Tops Nation in Affordable Schools for Out-of-State

July 1, 2018

It’s no surprise that medical school is pricey. The most recent statistics by the American Medical Student Association estimate that over 86 percent of graduates in the medical field carry...


Innovative UM Program Could Slash (or Extend) Your Time in Medical School

June 19, 2018

For well over a century, becoming a doctor in the US required a minimum four-year medical school commitment. That standard was set in 1910 when Abraham Flexner published a highly influential...


Two Ways Medical School Admissions Will Change in 2019

June 4, 2018

New guidelines recently approved by the Association of American Medical Colleges mean changes to two key aspects of the medical school admissions process: timelines and waitlist decisions. At...