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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Share Your AMO Story: Revati

As our visitors complete their experiences, AMO has the privilege of hearing their stories, too. Every month, our visitors have the opportunity to enter our Photo and Blog Contest to win a Kaplan Qbank Test Prep Course.  These stories are powerful. They are a testament to our programs, our physicians, and the visitors we welcome […]

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Share Your AMO Story: Miguel

AMOpportunities offers hundreds of clinical rotations to acclimate international medical graduates and students to a U.S. medical experience. AMOpportunities asked Miguel, an international medical student, a few questions about his AMO experience. Miguel completed a rotation in orthopedic surgery in Chicago, Illinois and another in Fresh Meadows, New York. Here is what he had to say:   What inspired you to do a rotation through AMOpportunities?  Miguel: I wished to obtain clinical […]

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