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March 24, 2021

‘Wicked Happy’: Med Students Receive Year of Free Tuition ‘Wicked Happy’: Med Students Receive Year of Free Tuition

When first-year medical student Sam Sayed logged on for a scheduled virtual meeting with his dean and classmates last Friday, he had no idea his life […]
March 22, 2021

Rock Musician Turned Med Student Takes Aim at Ovarian Cancer Rock Musician Turned Med Student Takes Aim at Ovarian Cancer

When Stephen Harris first met Guns N’ Roses, they were unknown and penniless, backing up The Cult on tour. “I used to steal alcohol from our […]
March 19, 2021

2021 Match Sets Records: Who Matched and Who Didn’t? 2021 Match Sets Records: Who Matched and Who Didn’t?

The National Resident Matching Program (NMRP) announced this afternoon that this year’s Main Residency Match was the largest in its history. A total of 38,106 positions […]
March 17, 2021

Match Nightmares: Med Students Share Stories, Fight Stigma Match Nightmares: Med Students Share Stories, Fight Stigma

On Monday, fourth-year medical students received news they’ve been anxiously awaiting for weeks: whether they matched into a residency program. Those who matched into a residency […]
March 11, 2021

Docs Rally Behind Minority Medical Grads With Gifts, Support Docs Rally Behind Minority Medical Grads With Gifts, Support

Aaliyah Riccardi was stunned by gifts from doctors she’s never met. When Aaliyah Riccardi, a fourth-year medical student at the University of Connecticut, got home from her […]
March 10, 2021

How Dr Glaucomflecken Overcame Death to Get Internet Laughs How Dr Glaucomflecken Overcame Death to Get Internet Laughs

Will Flanary, MD, is not a typical ophthalmologist. By day, the 35-year-old cares for the eyeballs of Oregonians in his practice near Portland. Also by day, […]
March 3, 2021

2021 NRMP Specialty Match Sees Record Numbers 2021 NRMP Specialty Match Sees Record Numbers

The number of applicants to the Specialties Matching Service (SMS) of the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP) continued to grow this year, as did the number […]
March 1, 2021

Residency Has Changed; What New Docs Must Do Now Residency Has Changed; What New Docs Must Do Now

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. For medical students, the spring after fourth year has traditionally meant riding […]
February 26, 2021

Residency Director’s Removal Called Racist, Sexist Residency Director’s Removal Called Racist, Sexist

Alumni and current students and residents at the Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana, have exploded in outrage at the removal of Princess Dennar, […]
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