Physician Burnout in the U.S.

New research from the New England Journal of Medicine Catalyst reports that physician burnout is a problem in 83 percent of healthcare organizations. The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality defines physician burnout as “a long-term stress reaction marked by emotional exhaustion, depersonalization, and a lack of a sense of personal accomplishment. Such burnout is increasing at an alarming […]

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Share Your Story: Naqiyah

AMOpportunities coordinates clinical rotations for foreign medical students in the United States. With many locations and rotations to choose from, an AMOpportunities clinical rotation is an introduction to life as a physician in the United States. Read about Naqiyah from Pakistan’s experience at her pediatric pulmonology rotation in Tampa, Florida. I still remember the day when I decided to apply for my U.S. clinical experience. […]

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Book Your Rotation in Los Angeles

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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B-1 Visas

B-1 Visas AMOpportunities endorses a B-1 visa for four-week clinical experiences. B-1 visas are for temporary business visitors to the United States. Eligibility for a B-1 visa is granted if your trip is for business of a legitimate nature, you plan to stay for a specific amount of time, you have the funds necessary to […]

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IMG At Holy Cross Hospital

How Does It Work?

The AMO Marketplace AMOpportunites is a marketplace for international medical trainees, providing streamlined access to four-week clinical experiences in the United States. By matching, coordinating, recruiting, and advocating for international medical students and graduates, AMOpportunities bridges the gap between trainees looking for clinical experience in America and the many American physicians, clinics, and hospitals looking […]

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International Medical Graduate Leaning Outside Hospital

Hands-On Rotations: The Building Blocks of Your Education

Hands-on rotations are four-week programs that allow international medical school students to participate in a U.S. clinical experience. Hands-on rotations are designed for international medical students in their clinical years looking to use a rotation experience as an externship. During a hands-on rotation, trainees are involved in non-invasive patient interactions. Participants in a hands-on rotation […]

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AMO Wins New Venture Award Challenge

AMO Wins University of Chicago’s New Venture Challenge

This month, AMOpportunities won the University of Chicago’s New Venture Challenge. A total of 11 completed in the NVC; finalists were chosen from a pool of 32 teams. Launched in 1996, the NVC is one of the top-ranked accelerator programs in the United States. Past winners include GrubHub, Simple Mills and Braintree/Venmo. To compete in […]

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