Flu Season: Don’t Forget Your Vaccination!

Fall marks the end of many things in the northern hemisphere. It means the end of summer, the end of warmer weather and long days, the end of vacation season and school breaks. For flu season, however, fall marks the beginning of an eight-month stretch that is plagued with fevers, a constantly running nose, and […]

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AMO in New York: Kelli and Ryan Take a Bite of the Big Apple

During the first week of August, Kelli, AMO’s Chief Experience Officer, and Ryan, AMO’s Chief Revenue Officer, visited New York to touch base with AMO visitors and some of our partners who call “the City that Never Sleeps,” home. The two traveled from Chicago, where AMO is headquartered, to New York City on Sunday. On […]

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City Guide of Miami: The Top Ten 

Known for its favorable weather, white sand beaches, and a colorful metropolitan area, Miami Florida has become popular for tourists and AMO visitors alike. This Southeastern city is home to 15 plus AMO rotations, many of which have been created through our Partnership with the University of Miami. During these rotations, visitors will generally spend the weekdays in a hospital setting with their supervising physician, giving them […]

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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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10 Popular Cities for A Rotation with AMO

AMOpportunities provides on-demand U.S. clinical experience for medical students and doctors. While AMO offers a variety of clinical obervserships and rotations across many cities in the United States, there are a handful of cities that have become the most popular among AMO visitors. Take a look at the top ten most popular AMO cities and get a sense of where AMO 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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Houston, Texas: 10 Things to Do in the “Space City”

Nicknamed “Space City” for NASA’s home base, which has been headquartered in Houston since the ‘60s, the city is big on history, BBQ, and outdoor spaces. As the fourth most populous city in the United States, Houston has a variety of activities to keep its residents and visitors engaged. At AMOpportunities, we have many rotations […]

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Recent Push to Expedite Visa Reviews for IMGs

Recently, many professional medical societies have pushed for a faster review of H1B Visas for international medical graduates slated to begin their residency training on July 1. In a letter to the Department of Homeland Security and Labor, the American Academy of Family Physicians and American College of Physicians were among 7 professional societies to […]

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A Guide to Los Angeles, California: Top 10 Places to Visit, Things to See, and Grab to Eat

With 20-plus available rotations in California, AMOpportunities students may find themselves in Los Angeles on a day off. A constantly expanding city with diverse options can be both exciting and overwhelming. To help students navigate the city, we at AMOpportunities have compiled a list of 10 places to visit, things to do, and grab to […]

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Becoming Accustomed to the US

Beginning a U.S. medical career presents international medical graduates (IMGs) with their own challenges, including learning a new language, and becoming accustomed to a new culture, customs and healthcare landscape. Through the process of acculturation, IMGs adopt the practices and values of American culture while still retaining the culture and customs of their native country. […]

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