Share Your Story: Natalia

Share Your AMO Story: Natalia

You want to know about my AMO experience?! I will tell you about my AMO experience… It was such a mind-opening; out-of-this -world; the-most-fun-I-have-ever-had type of experience! Let me walk you through it. From day one as I arrived at the OBGYN clinic that works mostly with infertility, I met Dr. B., this amazing and […]

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Seven Most Competitive Medical Specialties

The Seven Top Competitive Medical Specialties

Close to 95 percent of U.S. allopathic medical students matched for PGY-1 positions in the 2018 Match. But seven specialties proved tough competition. The National Resident Matching Program labels the most competitive specialties as those that match with the highest percentage of U.S. medical student graduates. See below for the seven most competitive in 2018. […]

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Match to the Perfect Volunteer Experience

Finding the Right Volunteer Experience for You

Premed students are prone to participating in volunteering as one of their many extracurricular activities. And opportunities run the gamut from hospital settings and non-clinical environment in the U.S. and across the world. With so many options, it’s easy to get overwhelmed. To narrow down your search, and ensure you find something that matches with […]

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Share Your AMO Story: Kishore

Share Your AMO Story: Kishore

On the very first day I entered Dr.G’s clinic he made me feel very comfortable. He was so accommodating towards the students and very professional. He always made sure the students learned the subject and taught us various aspects of not only cardiology but also the general clinical medicine and patient approach. Apart from medicine, […]

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Six Tips to Consider When Picking Your Specialty

Six Tips to Maximize Your Earnings

Almost all medical students leave medical school with student loans. For about half, that can be above $200,000 and for 80 percent it’s greater than $100,000. The American Medical Association has come up with six tips for those students looking to maximize their earnings as a physician to more quickly pay off their debt. It […]

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Apply for your U.S. dental rotation now.

A Need for More Dentists

It is widely reported that the United States will experience a severe shortage of medical physicians in the coming years. However, this shortage goes well beyond the medical field, encompassing the dental field as well. According to the Dental Tribune, demographic changes in the United States have led to a severe shortage of dentists throughout […]

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Revamping Medical Education

A New Type of Medical Education

A medical student’s education has followed the same path for decades. Learning from books and lectures followed by clinical rotations for exposure to patients. However, as technology continues to evolve in the healthcare field, a gap is created between a student’s medical education and the care that happens outside of their medical school experience. As […]

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Top 10 Residency Interview Questions

Top 10 Residency Interview Questions

The residency interview is an important step in gaining admission to any residency program. Coordinators use the interview to learn more about who you are as a person—not just a doctor. To best prepare for upcoming residency interviews, AMO came up with a list of the top 10 most frequently asked questions. Spend some time […]

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