Medical Practice


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...


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...


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...


Study Shines Light on Secret Struggles of Medical Students with Disabilities

April 25, 2018

In the training and practice of medicine, it’s critical that physicians and other caregivers have a clear understanding of each patient’s unique situation and needs. That’s why...


Top Medical Schools for Landing Your First-Choice Residency

April 4, 2018

Upon completing four years of medical school, aspiring physicians typically move on to the next, arguably most challenging phase of their training – completing a residency. This step...


Olympic Dreams? Physicians Must Qualify to Make the Olympic Medical Team

February 7, 2018

The Olympic dream doesn't apply to athletes only. It takes thousands of people working in an array of fields to pull off this iconic event. Urban planners, architects, event planners, media...


Drone Technology Drives Next Gen Medicine

January 4, 2018

It may look like something out of a sci-fi film, but it's a new reality in medicine. Advanced technology developed in collaboration with the US Department of Homeland Security's "Stop the Bleed"...


Opioid Crisis Prompts Medical School Changes

December 1, 2017

It's been called the deadliest drug crisis in American history and it's changing the way medical schools train students. Drug overdoses are the leading cause of death for Americans under age 50...


What is Osteopathic Medicine?

November 14, 2017

According to the American Medical Association's Physician Masterfile, there are upwards of 800,000 practicing physicians throughout the United States and the vast majority – roughly 750,000...