Communication Key to Increasing and Retaining Physician Numbers

The biggest health crisis facing the future of the United States has nothing to do with a new strain of flu—it has to do with retirement, specifically the increase of physicians set to retire in the next twenty years. This drop in practitioners combined with the increased competition for spots in medical school, rotations, and […]

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Data from the 2019 National Residency Match Is Out: Here are the Takeaways for IMGs

Since its inception in the 1950s, the National Residency Match Program has placed medical hopefuls in residency positions across the nation with the numbers of applicants rising steadily each year. Despite this trend leading to a record breaking 44,603 applicants this year, the number of these applications belonging to International Medical Graduates is dwindling. While […]

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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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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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A Brilliant Medical Student

A Medical Student Thriving Despite All Odds

Feb. 28, 2007, was just a normal day for Chris Connolly. He went to school and then water polo practice. But then everything changed when an accident during practice left him a quadriplegic. Eleven years later, Chris is still a quadriplegic—he’s regained limited motion in his arms and legs from physical therapy—now thriving as a […]

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3 Steps for After Your Medical School Interviews

After interviews, many medical school applicants may think their work is over. They’ve completed the admissions process, and it seems there isn’t much to do. That shouldn’t be the case. Once the admissions committees are finished making their decision, you’ll need to make one on where to attend if you are accepted. These three steps […]

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AMOpportunities and University of Miami Launch Partnership

University of Miami and AMOpportunities—a medical education startup—have launched a one-of-a-kind university partnership to provide international medical students and graduates with U.S. observerships and medical training. This partnership addresses the growing physician shortage in the United States by attracting the top talent from across the globe who can eventually go on to practice at American […]

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AMOpportunities

New Partnership Between AMOpportunities and Saint Anthony Hospital to Teach International Medical Students

To practice at American residency programs, international medical trainees must take part in clinical rotations in the United States. AMOpportunities provides these trainees with U.S. clinical rotations, and our new partnership with Saint Anthony Hospital in Chicago creates a pipeline to address the growing need for foreign-trained physicians at U.S. community hospitals. Clinical rotations affiliated […]

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The Journey to Becoming a United States Physician – A Step by Step Guide

Becoming a doctor in the United States is a journey within itself. While the process is comprised of many steps, all aspects are aimed at ensuring the highest level of care for the well-being of patients. The following is a step by step outline of the journey all IMG’s must complete in order to live […]

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Top 5 IMG Friendly Specialties

Every year, all aspiring physicians must go through the Match to be placed into a residency program. International Medical Graduates (IMGs) participate in the Match process and fill positions in specific medical specialties. Certain specialty residency programs accept more IMGs than others. Here’s a list of the top 5 most IMG friendly specialties, ranked by […]

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