Medical School


First Ever Study Aims to Measure Empathy in Osteopathic Medical Education

January 23, 2019

Knowledge and skill obviously is a must in the study and practice of medicine. But empathy arguably is just as critical an element when it comes to being a great doctor. Thus, the launch of...


COMLEX Equivalent to USMLE, AMA Says

January 3, 2019

If you’re studying osteopathic medicine and wondering whether you should take both the COMLEX and USMLE exams to boost your chances for a choice residency program, relax. The American...


Women Top Medical School Entrants For 2nd Consecutive Year

December 7, 2018

A year ago, the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) reported that, for the first time ever, female medical school entrants outnumbered male entrants. The report revealed that women...


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...


Top Medical Schools for Primary Care

November 23, 2018

Over the past few years, Association of American Medical Colleges has projected potentially critical shortfalls of trained doctors in multiple areas and specialties, including primary care. Now,...


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...


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...