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Women Outnumber Men Entering Medical School for First Time Ever

January 17, 2018

It's a quantifiable fact – the medical field has always been a male-dominated one. But change may be underway. The latest statistics, released by the Association of American Medical Colleges...


Drone Technology Drives Next Gen Medicine

January 4, 2018

It may look like something out of a sci-fi film, but it's a new reality in medicine. Advanced technology developed in collaboration with the US Department of Homeland Security's "Stop the Bleed"...


Top Medical Schools for Drug and Alcohol Abuse Programs

December 14, 2017

If you're a medical student considering specializing in drug and alcohol addiction treatment, know that you've chosen an area of medicine where there is an already alarming and increasing need....


Opioid Crisis Prompts Medical School Changes

December 1, 2017

It's been called the deadliest drug crisis in American history and it's changing the way medical schools train students. Drug overdoses are the leading cause of death for Americans under age 50...


What is Osteopathic Medicine?

November 14, 2017

According to the American Medical Association's Physician Masterfile, there are upwards of 800,000 practicing physicians throughout the United States and the vast majority – roughly 750,000...


Opportunity Abounds, but Competition is Fierce in Medical School Acceptance, New Data Shows

November 1, 2017

With news of the impending shortage of qualified physicians, thanks in large part to the expected mass exodus of retiring Baby Boomers over the next decade, medical schools nationwide are seeing...


New Research Shows Art Studies Improve Medical Students' Observation Skills

October 13, 2017

Over the past decade, medical school programs increasingly have incorporated art studies into their course offerings – an innovative move that has garnered much anecdotal success. Now,...


Medical Schools Step up in Wake of Devastating Hurricanes

October 1, 2017

Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria already have cut swaths of devastation throughout the United States and the Caribbean, killing dozens and leaving tens of thousands homeless. And more storms may...


New York, California, New Jersey Lead in Foreign-Born Medical Workers

September 30, 2017

According to statistics compiled by the Migration Policy Institute (MPI), a nonprofit think tank in Washington, DC, immigrants make up a sizeable portion of the nation's health care workforce...


Hurricanes Harvey and Irma Close Multiple MCAT Test Centers

September 18, 2017

If you were scheduled to take your MCAT exam in an area hit by Hurricanes Harvey or Irma, take note. Numerous MCAT test centers in storm-affected areas throughout Texas, Louisiana, Florida,...