Most of the World Medical Studies Conference focused on helping medical students through their medical education. However, a portion of the conference offered attendees insight into what comes after they begin practicing.

Check out a recap of the “A Look Into the Healthcare Field” track from the WMSC below.


Professionalism and Leadership in the Healthcare Profession

Dr. Eneida Roldan discussed practicing professionalism in clinical settings. Her presentation focused on medical school’s efforts to train students in professionalism alongside their medical knowledge. Dr. Roldan’s presentation focused on the list of professional standards, which includes characteristics such as honesty, reliability, respect, compassion, empathy, self-awareness, communication, and collaboration.

View Dr. Roldan’s full presentation


Dr. Andrea Pakula’s session offered insight into how robotics are helping improve the quality of surgery patients receive. Her session focused on real-life examples of how she uses robotics in her practice. Did you also know that you can learn more about robotics directly from Dr. Pakula? Learn more about her surgery rotation here.

View Dr. Pakula’s full presentation


AMOpportunities’ very own Head of Clinical Partnerships, Ryan Palmer, joined the conference to discuss the clinical training simulation model TeleOSCE. This is a model that Ryan Palmer helped design. The session provided medical trainees insight into how they might approach clinical training once they are practicing physicians.

Learn more about TeleOSCE from Ryan Palmer’s full presentation


Research in the United States

Research is growing more important for medical students. Dr. Malke Asaad focused his presentation on what medical students, graduates, and professionals can expect from research-focused clinical experiences. He also discussed how medical trainees can find research rotations, and he presented some insight into these rotations to set more realistic expectations for what trainees can expect.

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