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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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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Program Highlight: Medstar Georgetown University Hospital

  AMO’s partnership with MedStar Georgetown University Hospital offers applicants the opportunity to participate in a clinical experience with the number one hospital in Washington D.C. The hospitals specialty programs, including gastroenterology, geriatrics, nephrology, neurosurgery, orthopedics, and urology.  This experience focuses on the specialty of internal medicine. Only medical graduates will be considered for this experience. Individuals who […]

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Specialty Profile: General Surgery

Despite its name, general surgery is one of many surgery-centered specialties. This specialty requires an individual to have a wide skill set and knowledge base as he or she is responsible for managing both planning and care before, during, and after surgical procedures. This specialty is continuing to evolve as technological advancements allow for greater […]

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Program Highlight: University of Miami’s International Medicine Institute

One of our most popular programs with visitors, clinical experiences through the University of Miami’s International Medicine Institute come at a great value. Out of 179 U.S. medical schools, University of Miami’s Leonard M. Miller Medical School ranked 52. Visitors have the opportunity to complete an entirely hospital-based clinical experience in a warm location with great supervising physicians and staff members. […]

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Program Highlight: Saint Anthony Hospital

  AMO’s partnership with Saint Anthony Hospital in Chicago began in August 2018 with just a few clinical experiences. Since that time, we have grown. We now offer 15 ACGME-affiliated, hospital-based, hands-on experiences. These were developed to accommodate the demand of our visitors and the willingness of Saint Anthony Hospital’s staff to educate them. As […]

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Medical Students Start Peer-Run Wellness Hotline

A search for empathy and the need for quick emotional support gave birth to the first peer-run on call counseling hotline. Inspired by an analysis of peers’ needs in addition to their own Ragha Suresh, MD, and Varsha Radhakrishnan, MD, began the idea for a hotline in 2016. During this time the two were students at New […]

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Your AMO Story: Nesi

 We had so many great Photo and Blog Contest submissions from our August visitors, many of which have not been shared yet. Here is one from Nesi, a medical student from Israel, who took part in an orthopedic surgery rotation in Chicago. Nesi took time to enjoy the city (as well as its food) and […]

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