Medical Training


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...


Five Top Tips to Maximize Your Clinical Rotation

February 27, 2019

A clinical rotation arguably is among the most important aspects of medical school. After all, it’s typically the first opportunity for students to apply what they’ve learned in the...


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...


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...