What is Asynchronous Telehealth?

  Telehealth is a dominant force in both medicine and medical education. Because it offers so many benefits, including undeniable convenience, it’s likely that telehealth will continue for a long time, even after the present pandemic. When you think of telehealth, you may think of live video streaming consultations between a patient and physician. The […]

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Tips to Prepare for an Online Telehealth Experience

  Online telehealth clinical experiences are becoming increasingly commonplace. Many medical trainees see them as a unique opportunity to earn letters of recommendation while staying safe in the comfort of their homes. As the world transitions to online learning experiences, there will be a learning curve. This is true of online clinical experiences as well. […]

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IMG participating in an online telehealth clinical experience

FAQs on Online Telehealth Clinical Experiences

  If you are considering booking one of our online telehealth clinical experiences, you probably have a ton of questions. Online rotations are as much of a new frontier for medical education as telehealth is for the healthcare industry. New things can be both exciting and terrifying. To help get rid of the latter, we […]

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Medical Trainee participating in an online telehealth clinical experience

Online Telehealth Clinical Experiences: Rotate From Home

  Remote learning is becoming increasingly prevalent in this day and age. And why shouldn’t it be? It is a cost-effective and convenient way to expand your knowledge. Because of this, we are extending our clinical experience services to offer you several online telehealth clinical experiences. Like our in-person clinical experiences, those who complete online […]

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A patient attends a telehealth appointment

What is Telehealth?

  You probably video chat or FaceTime your friends and family but, what about your healthcare provider? The adoption of telehealth in healthcare systems around the globe is making this an increasingly common occurrence—especially during our current global pandemic. In the following post, we outline what telehealth entails, its vast benefits, and its place in […]

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Back to Medical School and Residency: Health and Saftey Tips

  For many teens and young adults,  August and early September are bittersweet with summertime freedoms giving way to a new school year and busy schedules. For some pre-med and medical students, this school year will look a little different. Online learning will take the place of traditional classroom instruction and lectures are necessitated by […]

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Can Online Clinical Experiences be Considered Hands-On?

  As necessitated by COVID-19, many medical schools are moving courses to an online format. Clinical experiences are following suit, with online telehealth rotations providing both safe and convenient opportunities for medical trainees to experience medicine as it is operated today—virtually! You may be considering an online clinical experience to complete a school requirement, enhance […]

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A History of U.S. Medical Education and Organizations

  From a structural standpoint, medical education in the U.S. is rigid. There is a set path those aspiring to practice medicine must follow to obtain a license and practice. This system of education did not develop overnight but was created through decades of experimentation, influenced by scientific findings, and shaped by advancements in technology. […]

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3 Reasons to Defer Your Application for Residency

  Do you wonder why obtaining a degree in medicine is often described as a journey? The reason is that it can be a lengthy and complex process. Becoming a physician requires many years of education, exams, multiple applications, and a thorough licensing procedure. To some, success in this journey means finishing each step as […]

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Physician Panel Recap

  Panel Overview On Tuesday, June 23, 2020, AMO hosted a Facebook Live discussion featuring Dr. Samuel Lin and Dr. Andrew Albert, two AMO precepting physicians, Austin Chen, an international medical graduate who recently matched to the Mayo Clinic, and AMO’s very own COO, Ben Bradley. During the event, our panelists discussed COVID-19’s effect on […]

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