Share Your AMO Story: Mohmmad

This past April Mohmmad, an international medical graduate, completed a rotation with Dr. T. at Weiss Memorial Hospital in Chicago, IL. Read on to learn how a rotation with AMO lead Mohammad to make new friends and learn about ways to foster patient-physician relationships. “My experience with AMO was like no other. Like anyone coming […]

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Nurse Practitioners Tackling Primary Care

According to a new study by the University of Rochester, there is a growing number of nurse practitioners providing care in low-income, rural areas. In the past 6 years, the number of nurse practitioners who provide primary care doubled to 123,000 nationwide.   These trends are indicative of the growing physician shortage across the United States. […]

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Share Your Story: Jose

AMOpportunities offers rotations and observerships in many different specialties across the United States. Hear about the experiences of Jose, one of our visitors from Mexico.   I loved my clinical rotation in Richardson, Texas with Dr. Mania.   First, I’m a Mexican fourth year medical student, and I’ve been wanting to do a clinical rotation in the U.S. since my […]

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Share Your Story: Nakul

AMOpportunities provides clinical rotations and observerships for international medical students and graduates. Hear what Nakul, a visitor with AMO, has to say about his clinical rotation with an internist at Pajaro Health Center in California.   AMO: What inspired you to get a rotation through AMOpportunities?  I found out about AMO rotations via close friends of mine who completed rotations through […]

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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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The U.S. Physician Shortage

Why America Needs Foreign Medical Graduates

Healthcare in America is facing an imminent shortage of general physicians: those in certain specialties, areas of the country, and minority communities. Despite the competition and growing rate of hopeful physicians, the U.S. does not have the educational resources to educate students at the speed necessary to maintain the current physician-to-patient ratio. Foreign medical students […]

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Birthday Balloons

Happy 6th Birthday, AMO!

HAPPY 6th BIRTHDAY, AMOpportunities! With the world facing global healthcare shortages, the need for students to have access to training is essential. Six years ago, AMO stepped into the picture to provide thousands of international medical students and graduates with the clinical experiences they need to become a doctor in the United States. Offering 200-plus […]

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AMO Story: Three Visitor Perspectives

Every year, AMOpportunities provides hundreds of international medical students and graduates with the opportunity to find and complete clinical rotations in the United States. With rotations in many different specialties and in many different areas of the U.S., AMOpportunities helps introduce foreign medical graduates to the American clinical system. Check out what some of our […]

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Renan's LA Dermatology Rotation

Share Your AMO Story: Renan

Entering the U.S. as a Brazilian who never traveled before, I thought there were many things that could go wrong. However, as I spent two months with programs from AMO and received total support, I had the best time of my life. Dr. L is one of the most incredible people that I ever met […]

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AMOpportunities Reveals New Platform

AMO Launches New Website!

We’re so excited to announce that we’re launching our new website! We wanted to create something new, unique and, above all else, easy to use. We’ve accomplished all three, introducing something that will allow you to apply and reserve your U.S. clinical rotation. Head to the site now to see for yourself! So, what can […]

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