New York City: A Guide to the Big Apple

Comprised of 5 neighborhoods, 302.6 square miles, and over 8.5 million residents, New York City can be an easy place to get lost in. We have compiled a list of ten popular places to see in order to help visitors to our New York-based rotations determine what to make a priority. To find out what […]

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Finding Mentorship Within Medicine

In the medical world asking for help can be difficult. This is especially true for graduates who are eager to prove that their years of school, extensive testing, and many rotation has prepared for their career in medicine. If confiding in colleagues is difficult for a medical student, resident, or physician, a mentor could provide […]

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The Unseen Health Challenges Faced by Physicians

While stigma surrounding mental health is improving, its association with health care practitioners is relatively unknown to the public. Today, many health care providers deal with burnout, anxiety, depression, and job-dissatisfaction. In some cases, this leads to substance abuse and, in severe cases, suicide. The specialties that have the highest rates of burnout and anxiety […]

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Rural Primary Care: A Call To Action for IMGs

On June 22, The Washington Post shared an extensive article chronicling one rural Tennessee couple’s search for medical attention. The journey took Lisa and Stevie Crider on a bus ride to a school, towns away, where they waited overnight in a line of more than 500 individuals to receive treatment for various medical ailments. The […]

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The Importance of U.S. Clinical Rotations

For current international medical student and graduates hoping to eventually practice medicine in the United States, a U.S. based clinical rotation is essential. Securing these opportunities can be challenging. Rotations placement company such as AMOpportunities can help in securing these opportunities. AMOpportunities closes the communication gap between physicians and student and graduate hopefuls. We can […]

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Four Tips to Stay Healthy While Traveling Abroad

Before a trip you plan everything; what to wear, where to stay, what to see, but very rarely do you plan to get sick. Despite this, many people have found themselves ill in another country. While some illnesses are inevitable, many of the ones incurred while traveling can be avoided entirely by following a few […]

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Communication Key to Increasing and Retaining Physician Numbers

The biggest health crisis facing the future of the United States has nothing to do with a new strain of flu—it has to do with retirement, specifically the increase of physicians set to retire in the next twenty years. This drop in practitioners combined with the increased competition for spots in medical school, rotations, and […]

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Data from the 2019 National Residency Match Is Out: Here are the Takeaways for IMGs

Since its inception in the 1950’s, the National Residency Match Program has placed medical hopefuls in residency positions across the nation with the numbers of applicants rising steadily each year. Despite this trend leading to a record breaking 44,603 applicants this year, the number of these applications belonging to International Medical Graduates is dwindling. While […]

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Physician Disciplinary Action and How to Avoid It

Meeting with the Board As a medical student, the first interaction with medical boards can be daunting. The state-based board co-sponsors medical licensing examinations and ultimately give physician hopefuls the go ahead to begin their practice. While exams and licenses might be the only interactions perspective physicians have with the board, they are far from […]

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Share Your AMO Story: Mahmmad

This past April, Mahmmad, an international medical graduate, completed a rotation with Dr. T. at Weiss Memorial Hospital in Chicago. Read on to learn how a rotation with AMO led Mohmmad to make new friends and learn about ways to foster patient-physician relationships. “My experience with AMO was like no other. Like anyone coming to […]

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