Share Your AMO Story: Jose

Share Your AMO Story: Jose

Every month, AMO has the privilege of hearing our visitors’ stories. When they share their experiences, our visitors have the opportunity to enter our Photo and Blog Contest. Their stories are a testament to our programs, our physicians, and the visitors we welcome to AMO. Our May 2019 winner is Jose who traveled from Mexico to […]

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Valentina with physician medical team in New York City

Share Your AMO Story: Valentina

Every month, AMO has the privilege of hearing our visitors’ stories. When they share their experiences, our visitors have the opportunity to enter our Photo and Blog Contest. Their stories are a testament to our programs, our physicians, and the visitors we welcome to AMO. Our April 2019 winner is Valentina who traveled from Italy to […]

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Promoting Diversity Through Art

Unveiling Our Mural!

Today we’re excited to unveil our mural at A.N. Pritzker School in the Wicker Park neighborhood of Chicago. We’ve been working with We All Live Here—a Chicago-based organization that creates art around the city—for months to create something that embodies diversity, educational equity and acceptance. This project is important to us as it showcases the […]

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Bhageeta traveled to India for her U.S. clinical rotation in neurology in Amherst, New York

Share Your AMO Story: Bhageeta

Every month, AMO has the privilege of hearing our visitors’ stories. When they share their experiences, our visitors have the opportunity to enter our Photo and Blog Contest to win a Kaplan Qbank Test Prep Course.  These stories are powerful. They are a testament to our programs, our physicians, and the visitors we welcome to […]

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Medical School Applicants Are Diversifying

Increasing Diversity in Medical School Applicants

In 2018, medical schools in the U.S. made strides in diversifying their applicant database. The Association of American Medical Colleges reported increases in the number of women and those from some racial and ethnic groups that applied to and enrolled in medical school this fall. For the first time since 2004, more women applied to […]

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Renan's LA Dermatology Rotation

Share Your AMO Story: Renan

This past month, AMO had many students complete rotations in the U.S. who enjoyed their learning experiences. Renan, a medical student from Brazil, took part in two different dermatology rotations during the months of October and November. He enjoyed his rotation experience so much that he hopes others consider a rotation with AMO as well. […]

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Managing Your Student Debt

Medical education loans following graduation are commonplace for residents, fellows and new physicians. In 2016, the median debt burden for medical school graduates was $190,000. These loans are just one type of student loan that may carry lower interest rates compared to other student loans and can be subsidized by the government. At a minimum, […]

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AMOpportunities Reveals New Platform

AMO Launches New Website!

We’re so excited to announce that we’re launching our new website! We wanted to create something new, unique and, above all else, easy to use. We’ve accomplished all three, introducing something that will allow you to apply and reserve your U.S. clinical rotation. Head to the site now to see for yourself! So, what can […]

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One in Six Healthcare Workers Are Immigrants

Study Finds 1 in 6 Healthcare Workers Are Immigrants

According to the Journal of the American Medical Association, roughly one in six medical professionals are foreign-born, many working in rural or undeserved communities. These areas struggle to attract U.S.-born med school grads. The study, which estimated the proportion of non-US-born and non citizen healthcare professionals in the U.S. in 2016 by using self-reported data […]

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Reapply to Med School

You Can Still Reapply to Medical School

Even if you weren’t accepted into medical school the first time around, there are still other options, including reapplying for the following year. These five steps will help you along. Ask for help. While all medical school admission teams won’t help you improve your chances of acceptance for the following are, there are some that […]

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