5 Healthy Habits to Help Prevent Alzheimer’s

  Did you know that roughly ½ of individuals above the age of 85 have Alzheimer’s? What’s worse is that the majority of these individuals don’t even know they have it. Because Alzheimer’s affects so many individuals, it is possible someone you know, perhaps a family member or friend has the disease. If this is […]

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Snowboarder wearing a helmet to reduce the chance of TBI during winter sports.

Winter Sports TBI Awareness Month

  If you keep up with healthcare news or our blog you already know that January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month and National Blood Donor Month. January also happens to be Winter Sports Traumatic Brain Injury Awareness Month and for a good reason. On average January is the month with the greatest average global snow accumulation, […]

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Specialty Profile: Neurology

  Neurology is a medical specialty that deals with diagnosing and treating diseases that impact the nervous system. Individuals with coordination issues, muscle weakness, headaches, or changes in their physical sensations may need help from a neurologist. In some cases, the symptoms above can be linked to spinal cord disorders, MS, strokes, seizures, or other […]

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Share Your AMO Story: Samana

  Another July entry we could not hold back is from Samana, who took part in a neurology rotation with Dr. Z in Amherst, New York. Samana, who is from Pakistan, felt at home immediately during her rotation. In fact, she enjoyed her experience so much that she hopes to be a supervising physician to […]

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Seven Most Competitive Medical Specialties

The Seven Top Competitive Medical Specialties

Close to 95 percent of U.S. allopathic medical students matched for PGY-1 positions in the 2018 Match. But seven specialties proved tough competition. The National Resident Matching Program labels the most competitive specialties as those that match with the highest percentage of U.S. medical student graduates. See below for the seven most competitive in 2018. […]

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Inside an AMOpportunities Experience – Neurology in New Jersey

AMOpportunities provides international medical students or graduates (IMGs) the opportunity to participate in US Clinical Experiences. Through four-week long rotations, IMGs are able to come to the United States and gain firsthand knowledge within a clinical setting to enrich their medical knowledge. AMOpportunities sat down with one of these IMGs, Fatima, to get her take […]

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