Medical Students


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...


Medical Schools Report Reopening Plans

May 14, 2020

With medical schools across the country shuttered by the COVID-19 pandemic, tens of thousands of current and would-be students are feeling in limbo. Thankfully, progress is under way, according to...


How COVID-19 is Impacting MCAT Testing

April 29, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic sweeping the globe has upended life, work and studies for millions, including America’s medical students. Some are graduating early and getting an unexpected,...


What’s Next for Medical School Admissions During COVID-19 Pandemic

April 29, 2020

While many graduating medical school students are starting their careers quicker than expected, those on the other end of the spectrum – pre-med students who with applications readied for...


COVID 19: What Medical Students Need to Know

March 27, 2020

As COVID-19 and the coronavirus continue to spread throughout the country, countless fields are being turned upside down – education being one of them. After all, the global pandemic hits...


10 Ways Medical Students are Helping During the COVID-19 Pandemic

March 11, 2020

Not since the Spanish Flu swept across the world a century ago, infecting 500 million people (nearly a quarter of the world’s population at the time) and killing tens of millions has a...


Wait-Listed? Three Things to Know While You Await a Final Decision from your Top-Choice Medical School

December 23, 2019

When waiting to hear whether you’ve been accepted to the medical school of your choice, it may prove dismaying to get the notice that you’ll simply have to wait a little longer for an...


Viral Image Shines Light on African American Medical School Enrollment

December 9, 2019

A recent image of 15 black Tulane University medical students donning their white coats and posing in front of the former slave quarters of a historic Louisiana plantation went viral on social...


Number of Medical Students with Disabilities Surges

November 28, 2019

The number of medical students who report having a disability rose 69 percent between 2016 and 2019, according to a new survey published this week in the Journal of the American Medical...


First-Generation Medical Students a Growing Minority

November 6, 2019

The vast majority of medical students who choose careers in healthcare are following in footsteps of parents or other family member who also became doctors. But first-generation students, those...