AMOpportunities and University of Miami Launch Partnership

University of Miami and AMOpportunities—a medical education startup—have launched a one-of-a-kind university partnership to provide international medical students and graduates with U.S. observerships and medical training. This partnership addresses the growing physician shortage in the United States by attracting the top talent from across the globe who can eventually go on to practice at American […]

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NYU Addresses Student Debt

NYU Med Students to Get Free Tuition

At the New York University School of Medicine’s annual White Coat Ceremony—an initiation ceremony for first-year students—on Aug. 16 attendees got a shock when they learned their tuition would be completely paid for—no strings attached. All current and future students are eligible. With many students leaving school with some amount of debt, there’s a tendency […]

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Harvard Medical Zoo

Harvard Medical Students Training in Zoos?

Harvard medical students might find themselves at a zoo treating a strange group of patients than they’re typically accustomed to: animals. Whether it’s chasing geese into an office or performing an X-ray on a 150-pound African desert tortoise, Harvard’s One Health Clinical Elective gives students the opportunity to study infectious diseases and the impact of […]

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Rashida Tlaib Expected to be the First Muslim Woman in Congress

Last Tuesday, Aug. 7, was a remarkable moment for Rashida Tlaib. In the Michigan primary elections, Tlaib beat five other candidates to win the Democratic nomination in Michigan’s 13th   district, which includes the populous city of Detroit. This means she could—and likely will—be the first Muslim woman and first Palestinian-American woman serving in the U.S. […]

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New Partnership: AMOpportunities and Saint Anthony Hospital

To practice at American residency programs, international medical trainees must take part in clinical rotations in the United States. AMOpportunities provides these trainees with U.S. clinical rotations, and our new partnership with Saint Anthony Hospital in Chicago creates a pipeline to address the growing need for foreign-trained physicians at U.S. community hospitals. Clinical rotations affiliated […]

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IMGs in the United States

The Importance of International Medical Graduates in the United States

In the field of primary care medicine, the United States faces an ongoing physician shortage. Two factors that contribute to this are the spot limitations within U.S. medical schools and those in residency slots. This bottleneck effect at the residency position means that as the physicians retiring outnumbers the new, practicing physicians, the shortage becomes […]

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