AMO in New York: Kelli and Ryan Take a Bite of the Big Apple

During the first week of August, Kelli, AMO’s Chief Experience Officer, and Ryan, AMO’s Chief Revenue Officer, visited New York to touch base with AMO visitors and some of our partners who call “the City that Never Sleeps,” home. The two traveled from Chicago, where AMO is headquartered, to New York City on Sunday. On […]

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Share Your AMO Story: Silvia

As each month comes to an end, AMO has the opportunity to review the entries submitted by visitors in our Photo and Blog Contest. These submissions serve as a testament to the fun and educational experiences visitors have during their rotations with AMO. AMO was blown away by Silvia’s entry for the July 2019 Photo […]

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How to Secure a Rotation with AMO

At AMO our mission is to create educational equity by arranging clinical rotations for international medical students and graduates. These rotations are created through partnerships with U.S. physicians, institutions, and hospitals with the belief that IMGs play an important part in improving the U.S. healthcare system.   Clinical rotations are an essential step towards pursuing a […]

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The Ongoing Importance of Diversity in Medicine

Diversity and inclusivity stop on the paths towards creating a world with greater equality are two things AMOpportunities works to introduce in United States medicine. Here at AMO, we believe that foreign medical graduates have the potential to be great contributors in the future of national medicine, helping to fill gaps in undeserved specialties, locations, […]

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Foreign Medical Graduates Treat Patients with Vast Needs

As the oncoming decline in practicing U.S. physicians becomes a more issue with public interest, the healthcare industry is scrambling to find solutions. For international medical graduates, this shortage of U.S. physician opens doors to a future in the U.S. Although some may question the ability of these graduates, such concerns are not built from […]

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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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Share Your AMO Story: Mahmmad

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

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Houston, Texas: 10 Things to Do in the “Space City”

Nicknamed “Space City” for NASA’s home base, which has been headquartered in Houston since the ‘60s, the city is big on history, BBQ, and outdoor spaces. As the fourth most populous city in the United States, Houston has a variety of activities to keep its residents and visitors engaged. At AMOpportunities, we have many rotations […]

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Doctors taking notes

Observerships vs. Shadowing

Observerships vs. Shadowing AMOpportunities provides international medical graduates (IMGs) observership experiences. However, many IMGs wonder about the difference between an observerships and shadowing. We’ve decided to help clarify the two here:  Observerships Observerships are shadowing-only experiences. Students observe a physician in their day-do-day environment. There is no direct patient care involved, which means no histories, physicals, or access to patient data. Observerships are available for many types of students […]

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Hospital Hallway

Clinic vs. Hospital

Clinic vs. Hospital In the United States, medical care takes many forms. However, medical care centralizes around two main locations: the clinic and the hospital. While AMOpportunities provides observerships and hands-on clinical rotations in both settings, it is important to know the distinction between both places before beginning your U.S. healthcare experience.   Clinic   A clinic is a health care […]

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