Internal Medicine Clinical Experience at UPMC

Program Highlight: University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

Are you looking for something one step above the average clinical experience? Do you want something longer, more immersive, and which provides one-on-one professional guidance? We just partnered with the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) to create a clinical experience in internal medicine that checks the boxes above and more! UPMC is comprised of […]

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Interdisciplinary care team working together.

Meaning in Medicine: Interdisciplinary Care

  Only a few days left until ACGME’s Annual Educational Conference, which means it’s time to wrap up our Meaning in Medicine series. If you’ve been keeping up with our blog, you might have read our first two posts, which focus on patient-physician communication: Meaning in Medicine: Virtual Patients > Meaning in Medicine: Patient Communication […]

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Students sitting together reviewing Match deadlines.

Remaining 2020 Match Deadlines

  With February in full swing, and Match Day just over a month away there are a couple of Match deadlines applicants should be aware of. Even for those applying in the future, these deadlines can provide a good outline of what to expect when the time comes.   February 26 Rank Order List Certification […]

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People swimming at Zilker Park, a natural pool in South Austin.

The AMO Visitor’s Guide to the South

  Known for its food, music, and the welcoming nature of its inhabitants, the South will always make its visitors feel at home. Continue reading below for an overview of what this U.S. region has to offer to its visitors.   Geography Comprised of 16 states, including Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, […]

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Why does a USCE Cost So Much?

  As a current medical student or graduate, you may be considering a U.S. clinical experience (USCE) for a variety of reasons. If you are a current medical student, you know a USCE can provide knowledge on the U.S healthcare system, help fill school requirements, and provide an opportunity to expand your medical knowledge and […]

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Specialty Profile: Neurology

  Neurology is a medical specialty that deals with diagnosing and treating diseases that impact the nervous system. Individuals with coordination issues, muscle weakness, headaches, or changes in their physical sensations may need help from a neurologist. In some cases, the symptoms above can be linked to spinal cord disorders, MS, strokes, seizures, or other […]

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Specialty Profile: Oncology

  The medical specialty of Oncology focuses on diagnosing and treating cancer. Prevention has been another area focused on by this specialty in recent years. Oncology can be broken into radiation oncology and medical oncology. A single patient may need treatment from each of these specialties depending on the seriousness of their case. Radiation, medicine, […]

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Specialty Profile: Family Medicine

  Internists work with adults and Pediatricians work with children. Family physicians work with both these age groups to provide quality care and address a range of symptoms and illnesses. In this position, family physicians can work with a single patient over the course of their life. The bond formed during this time can help […]

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Specialty Profile: Rheumatology

  The medical specialty of rheumatology focuses on diagnosing and treating rheumatic diseases. These diseases affect an individual’s joints, connective tissue, and musculoskeletal system. In many cases, these diseases and disorders cause loss of motion and decrease an individual’s quality of life. Nearly 200 diseases and disorders are treated by rheumatologists. Common causes include arthritis. […]

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A group of physicians performing vascular surgery

Specialty Profile: Vascular Surgery

  Vascular Surgeons work to correct issues and diseases affecting the circulatory system. The specialty of vascular surgery combines therapy and minimally invasive procedures to improve the functions of the vascular system, which includes the arteries, veins, and capillaries. Popular procedures include, but are not limited to, thoracic endovascular aortic repair, endovascular aneurysm repair, angioplasty, […]

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