Educational News

By Joanna Hughes September 19, 2019

The healthcare sector is constantly changing. Keeping up with it can be challenging -- especially if you are managing the demands of medical school. One topic garnering significant media attention these days is the looming shortage of physicians specializing in primary care. Here’s a roundup of recent news on the subject.

The Washington Post reported that despite attempts to raise awareness about the need for more primary care physicians (PCP) in the US, medical school graduates are becoming increasingly less likely to go that route. Not only that, but the 2019 National Re...

By Joanna Hughes August 1, 2019
Students all over the world work toward the goal of going to medical school. With September right around the corner, that goal is about to become a re...
By Alyssa Walker January 31, 2019
To those students for whom standardized tests are easy, the MCAT offers a real challenge. Premed students who had no problem in college and crammed fo...
By Alyssa Walker January 25, 2019
To meet the growing need for healthcare professionals, Minnesota's colleges and universities are making medical education more accessible to more stud...
By Alyssa Walker January 16, 2019
Some medical schools are taking pages from the recruitment playbooks of Google and other high-tech companies and switching the focus from the "creativ...

Educational articles

By Joanna Hughes October 16, 2019
“Mental illness is a global problem: We need a global response,” declares Health Poverty Action. And with good reason: mental health conditions affect...
By Ashley Murphy September 25, 2019
Pharmaceutical medicine is a varied and fascinating field that is packed with high-paying career opportunities and a chance to do what every doctor wa...
By Ashley Murphy August 29, 2019
Many of us dream about becoming a world-famous sports star. Scoring an overhead kick in the last minute of the World Cup final or sinking a three-poin...

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October 16, 2019 | Mercy College
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