Medical Practice


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...


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...