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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 […]
November 11, 2020

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

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 […]
November 9, 2020

Paralympian Overcomes Spine-Breaking Fall to Pursue Medicine Paralympian Overcomes Spine-Breaking Fall to Pursue Medicine

In early January of 2011, Georgetown University freshman Michelle Konkoly returned to campus from a training trip to Puerto Rico with the school’s NCCA Division I […]
October 27, 2020

COVID-19 Taking a Toll on Med Students, Survey Shows COVID-19 Taking a Toll on Med Students, Survey Shows

The COVID-19 pandemic has dramatically altered medical students’ experience in 2020, and many believe it will affect how they practice medicine long after the pandemic subsides, […]
October 15, 2020

All-Female Surgical Residency Class Defies Stereotypes All-Female Surgical Residency Class Defies Stereotypes

It wasn’t until their senior retreat this past January that the surgical residency class at Saint Louis University (SLU) School of Medicine realized just how special […]
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