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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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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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Individuals High Five After Meeting Resolution

The Science to Keeping New Year’s Resolutions

  When you look back on past New Year’s Resolutions, are you filled with regret and shame? Has there been a pattern of stopping short or even failure? If following through on these needed changes is a challenge, here are a few ways to increase your odds of success. Haven’t come up with a resolution […]

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4 New Year’s Resolutions to Improve Your Health

  The end of the year can be joyous. It allows us to look back, giving thanks for the good things and moving past hardships and difficulties we faced during the last 12 months. The end of the year can also be stressful, especially when conversations surround New Year’s Resolutions rise. There is the pressure […]

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AMO is Giving to Charity, and You, this Giving Tuesday

  With the holiday season in full motion, it can be easy to spend time compiling our wish lists and subscribing to the madness of shopping for gifts. Giving Tuesday, which is the Tuesday following Thanksgiving in the U.S, could not come at a better time. This giving Tuesday we are asking for our visitors […]

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International Education Week: Celebrating 20 Years of Diverse Learning!

  2019 marks the 20th annual celebration of international education week. This year, the celebration will run from Nov. 18-22. This week of appreciation was founded by the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education to encourage the exchange of students and cultures. Educational institutions and individuals all over the world are […]

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AMO Celebrates World Food Day

One month ago we asked you, our visitors past, present, and potential to share with us the best dishes from your home country in alignment with World Food Day. This year, World Food Day falls on October 16th. Our goal was connect the team here at AMO to you and your culture, with food as […]

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Climate Change to Demand More Internists

On Friday, September 20th, the largest global climate strike took place. Individuals of different ages, sexes, nationalities, cultures, and educational backgrounds banned together to fight for greater political action in the face of a warming and decaying planet. Greta Thunberg, a sixteen-year-old environmental activist from Sweden, is championing the fight. Her emotional and commanding speech […]

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Medical Education Present and Future, Part 4: Gender Justice

For the last two weeks our blog has served as a platform to explore the effect diversity is having and will continue to have on medical education. Part 1 covered racial diversity, part 2 covered the globalization of medical education, and part 3 covered socioeconomic representation. To wrap the series up, this post will feature […]

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Food, A Foundation for Cultural Appreciation

It has long been said that the easiest way to a person’s heart is through their stomach. There is truth to this in that food often brings people together. It is the center-point of social gatherings, business dinners and lunches, and can bring families and friends together after a day apart. It is important that […]

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