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June 30, 2023

Med Students, Doctor Groups React to Affirmative Action Ban Med Students, Doctor Groups React to Affirmative Action Ban

The US Supreme Court ruled Thursday that using race as a factor in college admissions is unconstitutional, rolling back more than 40 years of affirmative action […]
June 29, 2023

Residency Match Process Under Scrutiny by AMA Residency Match Process Under Scrutiny by AMA

The American Medical Association (AMA) is considering whether to study alternatives to the current residency matching program in an effort to improve residents’ compensation and other […]
June 26, 2023

New Law Allows International Graduates to Skip US Residency New Law Allows International Graduates to Skip US Residency

Pediatric nephrologist Bryan Carmody, MD, recalls working alongside an extremely experienced neonatologist during his residency. She had managed a neonatal intensive care unit in her home […]
June 15, 2023

AMA Will Oppose Medical Schools’ Use of Legacy Admissions AMA Will Oppose Medical Schools’ Use of Legacy Admissions

Following a year of advocacy by medical students, the American Medical Association (AMA) has agreed for the first time to oppose legacy admissions in medical schools, […]
June 14, 2023

Did Ob/Gyn Residencies Take a Hit From Abortion Bans? Did Ob/Gyn Residencies Take a Hit From Abortion Bans?

Emilee Gibson, MD, recently graduated from Southern Illinois University School of Medicine and starts her ob/gyn residency at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Tennessee later this […]
May 10, 2023

Med Students Gain Momentum in Push to Ban Legacy Admissions Med Students Gain Momentum in Push to Ban Legacy Admissions

Leaders of medical student groups and legislators in a few states are trying to convince medical schools to end a century-old practice of legacy admissions, which […]
April 21, 2023

Problems Have Delayed Germany’s Medical Studies Reform Problems Have Delayed Germany’s Medical Studies Reform

The German government’s long-awaited Master Plan for Medical Studies 2020 remains incomplete. By arranging for this plan to be drafted, the federal coalition government of 2013 […]
April 20, 2023

Students, Docs Ponder Med School Rankings After Harvard Quits Students, Docs Ponder Med School Rankings After Harvard Quits

When weighing medical schools, Hannah Gewaid admits she kept in mind the annual rankings from US News & World Report (USNWR). “If I could get into […]
April 13, 2023

More States Nix Nonconsensual Pelvic Exams by Med Students More States Nix Nonconsensual Pelvic Exams by Med Students

Performing intimate exams under anesthesia (EUA) is a standard part of medical training. Yet, some researchers and opponents argue that pelvic and prostate exams too often […]
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