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December 18, 2020

$100 Million Plan Takes Aim at Shortage of Black Physicians $100 Million Plan Takes Aim at Shortage of Black Physicians

Morehouse School of Medicine, a historically Black medical school in Atlanta, Georgia, and CommonSpirit Health system have teamed up to create a 10-year, $100 million partnership […]
December 18, 2020

Rapper Nicki Minaj Pays Tuition, Helps Future Black Doctor Rapper Nicki Minaj Pays Tuition, Helps Future Black Doctor

Earlier this month, prospective med student Artavion Cook graduated from college, something made possible by the help of a famous female rapper. In 2017, Cook was […]
December 16, 2020

TV Doctor Dramas Tackle COVID-19: Are They Getting It Right? TV Doctor Dramas Tackle COVID-19: Are They Getting It Right?

Most TV doctor dramas don’t receive widespread praise for their medical accuracy. This year, however, the pandemic has injected an inescapable dose of reality into the […]
December 10, 2020

Med Student Finds Actual Buried Treasure Worth Millions Med Student Finds Actual Buried Treasure Worth Millions

Nearly 10 years ago, an eccentric art and antiquities dealer named Forrest Fenn hid a chest of gold, precious jewels, and other treasures somewhere in the […]
December 4, 2020

New Residency Matching Sets Record, Says NRMP New Residency Matching Sets Record, Says NRMP

The 2020 Medical Specialties Matching Program (MSMP), a division of the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP), matched a record number of applicants to subspecialty training programs […]
November 21, 2020

Another USMLE Shocker: Step 2 CS Going Remote, Virtual Another USMLE Shocker: Step 2 CS Going Remote, Virtual

The United States Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE) Step 2 Clinical Skills (CS) assessment is switching to a remote virtual format, according to an announcement detailed in […]
November 18, 2020

First-of-Its-Kind Med School Makes History First-of-Its-Kind Med School Makes History

Ashton Glover Gatewood, 31, a member of the Choctaw Nation and descendent of both the Chickasaw and Cherokee Nations, has long lamented the glaring lack of […]
November 17, 2020

Doctors Aren’t Always Taught to Spot Racism in Health Care Doctors Aren’t Always Taught to Spot Racism in Health Care

Betial Asmerom, a fourth-year medical student at the University of California-San Diego, didn’t have the slightest interest in becoming a doctor when she was growing up. […]
November 11, 2020

Is Medical School Now Worth the Cost? Is Medical School Now Worth the Cost?

Across the country, medical students find themselves paying substantial costs for a medical education now greatly altered by the pandemic. Students who graduated with any debt […]
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