AMOpportunities provides on-demand U.S. clinical experience for medical students and doctors. While AMO offers a variety of clinical obervserships and rotations across many cities in the United States, there are a handful of cities that have become the most popular among AMO visitors. Take a look at the top ten most popular AMO cities and get a sense of where AMO can take you.
1) New York
Known as the “Big Apple,” New York is the most visited city in the United States for both tourists and AMO visitors. In New York, visitors can balance education with exploration, participating in their clinical rotations as scheduled and spending free time taking in the sites and sounds of the city. Here are some of the most popular rotation specialties AMO offers in the “City that Never Sleeps”:
During this otolaryngology rotation, operating room observations occur throughout the week at different facilities. Conditions treated will include Bell’s Palsy, Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma and more.
At this internal medicine rotation, visitors will rotate with a New York University (NYU) and Mt. Sinai professor in the SoHo neighborhood. Visitors see up to 40 patients a day and take the lead on exams and histories, discussing differential diagnosis and working with clinic staff.
During this neurology rotation, visitors will learn about the diagnosis and treatment of complex neurological diseases. At night, visitors can attend presentations and conferences focused on common neurological conditions.
As the second most visited city in the United States, Chicago offers visitors a slower and more laid back metropolis in comparison to the hustle of New York City. Chicago is home to Millennium Park, the Bean, deep dish pizza, and AMOpportunities, making it a good location for a rotation or observership. The “Windy City” offers a variety of rotations with top-notch doctors of many different specialties for a fantastic U.S. clinical experience.
3) Los Angeles
Known for its favorable climate and famous residents Los Angeles offers visitors a laid back and sunny location for completing a clinical rotation. With lush natural beauty and plenty of tourists attractions visitors will have no problem finding things to do outside of their time in the hospital or clinic. Some of the most noteworthy activities include a hike to the Hollywood sign, a walk down Rodeo Drive, or a day in the sun at Venice Beach.
Located in sunny Florida, Miami is a great location for individuals hoping for a diverse rotation experience. With one of the largest Latino populations in the United States, Miami is a melting pot of cultures. Check out Wynwood Walls, the Miami Design District, and the beach to get the full Miami experience when you are not at the clinic. Walk down Ocean Drive or Lincoln Road for great food and a vibrant atmosphere.
As the most populous city in Texas, Houston is home to NASA’s Space Center, and has a collection diverse educational and cultural attractions that make it unique. Houston is a popular location with AMO visitors for its wide range of rotations in various medical specialties. Houston is a great place to experience the US clinical environment.
Like Miami, Tampa is also located in sunny Florida. Home to Busch Gardens, one of the most acclaimed theme parks in the United States, Tampa is a fun place for all ages to visit. From warm weather to prime entertainment, Tampa provides a pleasant atmosphere AMO visitors.
Second to Houston, Dallas offers visitors unique experiences. Try out Texan barbecue, buy cowboy boots, and go two stepping for the full western U.S. experience. AMOpportunities provides a number of rotations across many different specialties in Dallas, allowing visits to experience the US clinical sphere in a truly American city.
8) San Francisco
Located on the West Coast, San Francisco is known as the “tech capital of the world.” Check out the Golden Gate Bridge, try famous sourdough bread, and walk down Lombard Street to see all that San Francisco has to offer when you are not in the clinic or hospital.
9) San Diego
Just outside Los Angeles, San Diego is another warm location for a clinical rotation in a coastal town. San Diego is home to Sea World, Balboa Park, and the world-famous San Diego Zoo. With a number of different rotations in many different specialties, San Diego is yet another popular city for AMO visitors.
Home to Disney World, Orlando is known as the “Happiest Place on Earth.” While Disney World provides fun for all ages, the city of Orlando also has many attractions. From the warm weather to the beaches Orlando is a great place to explore when you are not in clinic.
Interested in visiting one of these cities for a rotation and taking advantage of your free time to explore the unique attractions? Check out our rotations to start on your AMOpportunities journey!