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What Obamacare Means For Medical Students
Date: 12/12/12
By: admin
The admissions consultants Veritas Prep recently wrote an article on US News about the pros and cons of Obamacare for medical students. A link to the original article can be found at the bottom of this post. Here's our take on the article and what Obamacare means for you.
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Admissions Officers Support MCAT
Date: 12/08/12
By: admin
According to a recent article in the Harvard Crimson, nearly nine out of ten medical school admissions officers support the changes coming to the MCAT in 2015.
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Residency Accreditation Groups Now Unified
Date: 11/27/12
By: admin
Beginning in July 2015, all residency programs in the US will be accredited by a single body. Up until now, residency programs were either accredited by the American Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME), or the American Osteopathic Association (AOA). This system had long been confusing for students, physicians, and patients, as it was often difficult to distinguish competency expectations and residency match dates, among other things, from program to program.
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Medical Schools See More Applicants And Minority Enrollment
Date: 10/23/12
By: admin
The AAMC issued a press release today announcing the most recent statistics on medical school applications and enrollment in the United States. A link to the release can be found below. According to the release, 45,266 students applied to medical school in 2012 and 33,772 of those were first-time applicants, which represents an increase of 3.4% and is an all-time high. The number of students enrolled in medical school for the first time grew by 1.5% to 19,517, another record number.
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Considering Primary Care? Check Out The National Health Service Corps
Date: 10/17/12
By: admin
The National Health Service Corps announced recently that their funding has increased due to the Affordable Care Act (see below for a link to the announcement).
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New Medical School Breaking Ground In Michigan
Date: 10/14/12
By: admin
The Western Michigan University has begun construction and held a groundbreaking ceremony for a new medical school in Kalamazoo, MI. The school has received preliminary accreditation from the LCME and can now begin recruiting students.
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Top 10 Medical Legal Cases That Every Medical Student Should Know About, and What You Can Learn From Them
Date: 10/08/12
By: admin
The following is a guest post that we received from a 4th year medical student who has an interest in law.
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Ask A Medical Student A Question Jess
Date: 08/03/12
By: admin
Chris! It is great to hear that there is an opportunity for some fun time. If you could go back to your undergraduate years and tell yourself three things, what would they be? My school lacks premedical help, so I mostly have to look online for information and resources. Thanks for the feedback!
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