Medical Training


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...


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...


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...


Innovative UM Program Could Slash (or Extend) Your Time in Medical School

June 19, 2018

For well over a century, becoming a doctor in the US required a minimum four-year medical school commitment. That standard was set in 1910 when Abraham Flexner published a highly influential...


First Medical Students Graduate Under Pioneering, IT-Centric AMA Program

May 23, 2018

Back in 2013, the American Medical Association launched the Accelerating Change in Medical Education Consortium, implementing technology-centric curricula in 32 schools with the aim to "close gaps...


Age, Disability Won’t Stop These Two Future Physicians

May 9, 2018

Commencement ceremonies are happening at medical schools across the nation over the next few weeks. And while congratulations are in order for each and every medical school graduate walking across...


Top Medical Schools for Landing Your First-Choice Residency

April 4, 2018

Upon completing four years of medical school, aspiring physicians typically move on to the next, arguably most challenging phase of their training – completing a residency. This step...


New Illinois Medical School Designed for Healthcare’s High-Tech Future

March 21, 2018

Technology constantly is changing the way we live – from how we shop to how we work to how we meet new friends or reconnect with old ones. While medical technology used in hospitals and...