Series A Investment Will Help AMO Institutional Partnerships

AMOpportunities Announces Its Series A Funding

AMOpportunities is excited to announce that we have raised $2.2 million in Series A funding, which will support our continued efforts to increase diversity, provide equal education to all and support immigration. Diversity drives patient outcomes, and the American healthcare system can only benefit from medical knowledge and physicians outside its borders.    “To thrive, […]

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One in Six Healthcare Workers Are Immigrants

Study Finds 1 in 6 Healthcare Workers Are Immigrants

According to the Journal of the American Medical Association, roughly one in six medical professionals are foreign-born, many working in rural or undeserved communities. These areas struggle to attract U.S.-born med school grads. The study, which estimated the proportion of non-US-born and non citizen healthcare professionals in the U.S. in 2016 by using self-reported data […]

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Doe Deere and her family worked hard to 'make it in America.'

An American Tale

Twenty years ago—as a 17-year-old—Xenia Vorotova moved from Russia to the United States. As a young girl, she gleaned the message that in the United States anything was possible from popular music, magazines and movies about the country. Vorotova, her mother and younger sister moved to New York City. While her mother had been a […]

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Crissia and Doctor Los Angeles

Share Your AMO Story: Crissia

Being a med student—or even before that—I always wanted to rotate at a hospital in the U.S. I always wanted to see how different practicing medicine in Brazil and in the U.S. could be. When I learned about AMOpportunities, I knew I just had to go on one of their rotations. The process of choosing […]

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Rashida Tlaib Expected to be the First Muslim Woman in Congress

Last Tuesday, Aug. 7, was a remarkable moment for Rashida Tlaib. In the Michigan primary elections, Tlaib beat five other candidates to win the Democratic nomination in Michigan’s 13th   district, which includes the populous city of Detroit. This means she could—and likely will—be the first Muslim woman and first Palestinian-American woman serving in the U.S. […]

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New York Medical Rotations

More Doctors from Outside Our Borders

Dr. G Richard Olds’ article in Investor’s Business Daily highlights the need for more international doctors in the United States. Drawing on data from various academic studies, Dr. Olds discusses how foreign medical doctors impact the overall health of the American population for the better. A recent study by Harvard’s T.H. Chan School of Public […]

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An Immigration Lawyer Answers IMG’s Most Asked Questions.

Coming to the United States to practice medicine entails working with immigration authorities to ensure legal entry in the country. AMOpportunities provides a B-1 visa invitation letter for all clinical experiences for eligible students. AMO talked with Lisa Scott, an immigration lawyer based in Chicago, IL, about immigration policies and the current climate for international […]

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