Medical Practice


Sports Medicine the Nation’s Fastest Growing Specialty, AAMC Says

June 7, 2021

If you’re a medical student still considering specialty options, you might want to move sports medicine higher on your list. That’s because recent research by the Association of...


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...


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...


Five Options for Careers in Infectious Diseases

June 15, 2020

A century ago, the Spanish Flu swept across the globe, infecting 500 million people (nearly a quarter of the world’s population at the time) and killing tens of millions, including 675,000...


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...


AMA Endorses Artificial Intelligence in Medical Practice and Training

June 17, 2019

During its recent annual meeting, the American Medical Association publicly endorsed and adopted multiple new policies that support the integration of artificial intelligence (AI) in medical...


Love a Challenge and Want to Make a Difference? Consider a Career in Correctional Medicine

June 3, 2019

While a relatively high pay check certainly is a draw, most medical students say that primary driver for choosing a career in medicine is the chance to make a positive difference in their future...


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...