Medical Students


Medicine as a Second Career? Three Reasons it Works!

April 8, 2019

While the vast majority of medical students are in their 20s and working toward their initial career choices, recent years have seen an increase in first-year medical residents in their 30s or...


Ethics an Increasingly Important Consideration in Medical School Acceptance

March 21, 2019

Once upon a time, a standout GPA and high MCAT score might have been enough to land you an interview at the medical school of your choice. But since 2015, more than two dozen medical schools...


Six Medical Students Honored as Game Changers

March 4, 2019

Many medical career hopefuls choose their professional paths because of an idealist mentality. They want to change the world. And as lofty a goal as that sounds, it’s certainly not...


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...


Five Things Established Doctors Think About Younger Doctors

November 7, 2018

It’s natural for new doctor just beginning his or her medical career to wonder – and perhaps even worry a bit – about how they’ll be perceived by their long-established...


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...


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...


Got a Knack for Engineering? Consider Medical School

July 12, 2018

Not everyone who attends medical school opts to become a doctor or surgeon post-graduation. In fact, there are a myriad of career choices that can be built on the study of medicine, including...