Two children celebrating international day of education by learning.

Examining International Day of Education

  Last Year, the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), launched its first annual International Day of Education. This year, UNESCO is hosting a symposium at its Paris headquarters. The discussion and content to take place will cover this year’s theme, “learning for people, planet, prosperity, and peace.” The theme focuses on the […]

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Indian medical student, Margil, with the supervising physician of his U.S. clinical experience through AMO.

Share Your AMO Story: Margil

  Clinical experiences can be awesome, but you don’t have to take our word for it! Margil, a medical graduate from India, shares it all in his blog post. Although he was initially unsure of whether or not to take a chance and sign up for a U.S. clinical experience with AMO, Margil was pleasantly […]

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Cambodian Medical Student, Darang, in the U.S. for a clinical experience.

December Photo and Blog Contest Winner: Darang

  The last, but certainly not least, AMO Photo and Blog Contest of 2019 is closed. This means it is time to announce a winner. Darang, a medical student from Cambodia, participated in a family medicine clinical experience located in California. Her experience was immersive. It allowed her to learn about new cultures, practice her […]

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head shot of AMO advisor Antoine

Meet AMO Advisor Antoine

  In 2019, AMO connected 693 students to clinical experiences in the U.S. This is significant growth from 2018, during which 533 visitors rotated through us. To help connect more individuals with U.S. clinical experiences in 2020 we added a new member to our team of AMO Advisors! Meet, Antoine, a Chicago-native with a background […]

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doctor holding a blue ribbon representing cervical cancer awareness

Cervical Cancer: Education and Prevention

  Each year over 13,000 individuals are diagnosed with cervical cancer in U.S. The average woman diagnosed with cervical cancer lives five years after her date diagnosis date. 5,000 women die annually from this cancer. An influx of screening and awareness on the importance of vaccination has lowered these numbers. So, to honor Cervical Cancer […]

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Basics of the NRMP’s Supplemental Offer and Acceptance Program

  Applying for residency through the National Resident Matching Program can be scary. With so many applicants vying for the same spot failure is possible. If you don’t get matched to a residency program on your list, don’t worry! There is still a chance that you could match into an unfilled program. That’s where the […]

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Australia’s Fires: Ecological and Human Health Impacts

  It is impossible to escape coverage of Australia’s Bushfires and its impact on the continents’ unique ecosystem. The descriptions are devastation and eerily similar to the fires that raged in Brazil only a few months ago. At that time, we posted on how the fires were impacting the ecosystem and the implication it had […]

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The AMO Visitor’s Guide to the Midwest

ALso Described as agreeable and welcoming, the Midwest is a great destination for first-time U.S. travelers. Below is some general information about the states that make up this area of the country and what they are known for. Geography The Midwest is made up of 12 states. These include Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, […]

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November AMO Photo and Blog Contest Winner: Angelo

  Without further delay, we would like to announce our November 2019 Photo and Blog Contest Winner, Angelo! We loved Angelo’s story about New York’s culture and his decision to not give in to fear when choosing to travel from his home country of Peru to New York for a clinical experience in Plastic Surgery. […]

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AMO’s 2019 Wrap Up

  With 2020 beginning, the AMO team cannot help but look forward to our new visitors, new clinical offerings, and the potential for exceptional growth. Before jumping ahead, we want to take a moment to reflect on our growth and success in 2019, and the numbers that shaped them. Visitors: 693 During 2019 we had […]

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