New York City during a summer clinical experience.

Considering a Summer Clinical Experience?

  So you found AMOpportunities and are considering completing a clinical experience with us. The problem is you aren’t sure when to participate in one. If you come during the school year, you will have to miss part of your semester, and you could risk falling behind. If you come during your winter break, you […]

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IMGs helping in U.S. during COVID-19 pandemic.

U.S. COVID-19 Cases Demand All Hands on Deck

  Cases of COVID-19 in the U.S. are continuing to rise with the country now reporting case numbers that surpass 80,000. The U.S. now has the most cases in the world, surpassing Italy and China. With the rate at which COVID-19 cases are growing in the U.S., these numbers will be passed in no time […]

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The Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco.

AMO’s Guide to San Francisco

  Located in Northern California, San Francisco and its landmarks are recognized across the world. It is the fourth most populated city in California and one of the most expensive cities to live in largely because of its amazing landscape, favorable weather, beautiful location, and lots of things to do. Through our partnership with individual […]

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Women Physician practicing neurosurgery.

Specialty Profile: Neurosurgery

  Neurosurgery is the medical specialty that manages and delivers care to patients with disorders of the nervous system and their supportive structures, which includes the brain, spinal cord, and spinal column. Physicians who specialize in neurosurgery are referred to as neurosurgeons or brain surgeons. These individuals are highly regarded in the medical field and […]

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Medical residents th

Match Day 2020 Recap

  With Match Day 2020 over and done, the National Residency Match Program released a general overview of this year’s data, which provides some insight into how many individuals applied, matched into residency, and the allotment of program seats across various specialties. A comprehensive version of this data is projected to be available in May. […]

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Program Highlight: Larkin Community Hospital

  Are you looking for a clinical experience that is academically affiliated? One at a teaching hospital that is in a great location? You can stop searching. Through our partnership with Larkin Community Hospital in South Miami, Florida, we can offer medical students, graduates, and professionals the opportunity to participate in clinical experiences that are […]

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Man struggling with mental health during COVID-19 pandemic.

COVID-19: Mental Health Stressors and Solutions

  COVID-19 is responsible for over 15,000 deaths and counting, but this virus is claiming more than just lives. The pandemic’s effect on the healthcare industry and the economy has an impact on mental health. With the number of COVID-19 cases continuing to rise in many countries and some discrepancies as to how long the […]

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International medical student from Bahrain during a U.S. clinical experience in Chicago.

Share Your AMO Story: Omar

  While the city of Chicago is under a shelter-in-place order, the AMOpportunities team is missing the city’s deep-dish pizza and watching the Bulls. To get through this time, we are living vicariously through stories from our Chicago visitors. Omar, a medical student from Bahrain, completed a clinical experience in Chicago a few months ago. […]

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Physician using a combination of medical terminology and simple language to speak to a patient.

Medical Terminology vs. Plain Language

  The medical field requires professionals to be book smart, innovative, receptive, and skilled. It also requires these individuals to have an expansive vocabulary. Medical terminology is essential in both standardizing care and when communicating with other healthcare professionals. It is important to realize, nevertheless, that medical terminology, like all things, has its place. It […]

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Emergency medicine specialists tending to a patient.

Specialty Profile: Emergency Medicine

  The medical specialty of emergency medicine focuses on caring for patients with injuries and sicknesses that cannot be put on hold. Emergency medicine specialists work on unscheduled cases,¬†with each day presenting new patients and unexpected medical problems. The type of care emergency medicine providers give can be described as a cross between internal medicine […]

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