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September 23, 2020

Med School Applicants Up 17%, Pandemic Role Unclear Med School Applicants Up 17%, Pandemic Role Unclear

Medical school applicants for next year’s enrollment cycle are up 17% from this time last year, according to an analysis by the Association of American Medical […]
September 15, 2020

Med Schools Fear Lack of Residency Slots, Training Sites Med Schools Fear Lack of Residency Slots, Training Sites

Medical schools draw in more students each year, but administrators are worried there won’t be enough residency slots and training resources available, according to the results […]
September 11, 2020

Nigerian Doctors Suspend Strike to Allow Government Time to Meet Demands Nigerian Doctors Suspend Strike to Allow Government Time to Meet Demands

ABUJA (Reuters) – Nigerian resident doctors on Thursday suspended a strike to allow the government time to meet its demands over pay and working conditions amid […]
August 31, 2020

Med Students ‘Feel Very Behind’ Because of Disruptions in Training Med Students ‘Feel Very Behind’ Because of Disruptions in Training

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. COVID-19 is disrupting just about every student’s 2020 education, but medical students […]
August 19, 2020

USMLE Change Is Rewriting Residency Selection, Med Ed USMLE Change Is Rewriting Residency Selection, Med Ed

David Chen was doing his emergency medicine rotation in February when he heard the news: The notorious US Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE) Step 1 test will […]
August 10, 2020

Only 40% of Residents Said Training Prepped Them for COVID-19 Only 40% of Residents Said Training Prepped Them for COVID-19

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Most residents who were asked whether their training prepared them for COVID-19 […]
August 7, 2020

ACP, Others Call on Schools to Waive the MCAT for 2021 Cycle ACP, Others Call on Schools to Waive the MCAT for 2021 Cycle

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. The American College of Physicians (ACP) is “strongly encouraging” medical schools to […]
August 4, 2020

Resident Physician Abuse: Are Unions the Answer? Resident Physician Abuse: Are Unions the Answer?

After rationing three N95 masks for more than a month at her hospital, Victoria Kalawur, MD, contracted COVID-19 at the end of April. She suspects she […]
July 27, 2020

NFL’s Only Physician Player Opts Out of 2020 Season Over COVID NFL’s Only Physician Player Opts Out of 2020 Season Over COVID

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Laurent Duvernay-Tardif, MD, the only medical doctor on a current NFL roster, […]
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