Indian Medical Student participating in a U.S. clinical experience.

January 2020 Photo and Blog Winner: Onkar

  We are excited to announce the very first winner of our 2020 AMO Photo and Blog Contest. Onkar, a medical student from India, won us over with his post about his first experience with the U.S. healthcare system. Continue reading below to find out more about Onkar’s cardiology clinical experience in New York.   […]

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Man sits at table experiencing health effects of heartbreak.

The Health Effects of Broken Heart

  February is Valentine’s Day personified. Its red hearts, cardboard board boxes filled with chocolate, and champagne bottles bubbling over. One lesser-known fact about February is that it is also the month during which the most breakups occur annually. According to research based on Facebook status changes, the end of February, beginning of March, and […]

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Q & A with a Female Cardiologist

  National Women Physician’s day is February 3rd. In celebration, we caught up with female cardiologist and AMO host physician, Dr.S. Continue reading our interview with her below, where she shares how she got into medicine, her experience in a male-dominated specialty, and advice for female physician hopefuls.   AMO: National Women Physician’s day is […]

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Specialty Profile: Cardiology

  A specialty within internal medicine, cardiology focuses on diagnosing and treating diseases and issues affecting the heart and cardiovascular system. The most common issues treated by cardiologists include heart disease, atrial fibrillation, hypertension, high blood pressure, and high cholesterol. Cardiology, also known as cardiovascular disease, can be further broken down into sub-specialties. Those interested […]

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Share Your AMO Story: Phillip

  We love hearing about our visitor’s connections to their preceptors, especially when it involves them receiving mentorship that reaches beyond the clinical experience. One example of this is the advice Dr. G. gave to Phillip, a medical student from Nigeria this past September. Phillip participated in a Cardiology rotation Dr. G, a former FMG. […]

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Share Your AMO Story: Yasmine

  One doubt many students have when considering a clinical experience with AMOpportunities is whether or not they are experienced enough to be eligible for a particular medical specialty. Yasmine, a medical student from Egypt, had this concern. During her Cardiology rotation in New York this past August, she realized that gaining base-level knowledge in […]

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July Photo and Blog Contest Winner: Ana Maria

With August in full swing and another Photo and Blog Contest underway, the team at AMO has reviewed submissions from visitors that rotated during the month of July. While we had many inspiring photos and stories, it was Ana Maria’s submission that we felt gave life to our mission here at AMO. Ana Maria, a […]

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Share Your AMO Story: Javier

As visitors wrap up their four-week clinical rotations, we give them a chance to enter our AMO Blog and Photo Contest—sharing photos and writing stories of their experiences—for a chance to win a Kaplan Qbank Test Prep Course. Our winner for January 2019 is Javier—a 5th year medical student from Mexico—and this is his story […]

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Share Your AMO Story: Kishore

Share Your AMO Story: Kishore

On the very first day I entered Dr.G’s clinic he made me feel very comfortable. He was so accommodating towards the students and very professional. He always made sure the students learned the subject and taught us various aspects of not only cardiology but also the general clinical medicine and patient approach. Apart from medicine, […]

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