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How to Earn a Medical Degree in Another Country
August 13, 2018
Want to work in the medical field and study abroad? You can do both. With some planning and forethought, you can make it work. Here's how.

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Common Summer Health Problems
July 16, 2018
Summer is a special season when it comes to medicine. Here’s what doctors who skipped summer vacation should expect among their patients, besides the typical sunburn.

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Five Reasons to Study Anesthesiology
July 9, 2018
Anesthesiology recently made Insider Monkey’s roundup of the 10 happiest medical specialties with the most satisfied doctors. Responsible for administering general or regional anesthesia to patients, anesthesiologists are also tasked with monitoring patients’ vital signs and critical life functi...

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What Does Gastronomy Have to Do with Medicine?
June 18, 2018
The late, great Anthony Bourdain said, “Food is everything we are. It’s an extension of nationalist feeling, ethnic feeling, your personal history, your province, your region, your tribe, your grandma. It’s inseparable from those from the get-go.” It goes without saying that food is also re...

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Why You Should Study Dentistry
June 12, 2018
Put art, science, compassion, and healthcare into a blender, mix them up, and voila! You have dentistry, one of the most underrated fields in medicine. Ready to explore? Good. Let's take a deep dive into your oral health.

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Five Fields of Study to Keep Med School Burnout at Bay
June 4, 2018
The European Psychiatric Association (EPA) recently highlighted an “alarming” trend in the medical community: Nearly half of medical students experience emotional exhaustion, AKA “burnout,” which can put them at increased risk for mental illness and dropping out of school. There is good news...

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English Language Programs: A Milestone in Medical Education
June 1, 2018
For students aspiring to careers in science and medicine English language skills are particularly important. Because of this, English language medical studies -- including in countries where English is not the native language -- are an increasingly popular option for students looking to acquire crit...

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6 Medical Specialties That Need Diversity
May 31, 2018
Why does medicine need a diverse range of doctors with a variety of backgrounds? So medical professionals can understand every patient who walks in the door. So they know who they can ask when they're not sure about a situation. Medicine is more than pathology. It's people. It's culture. It's social...

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What Are The Different Paths To Med School?
May 14, 2018
Think you have to be “pre-med” during your undergraduate years to get into medical school? Think again. The reality is that most colleges and universities don’t even offer majors in “pre-med.” Which begs the question: What’s the best way to set yourself up for success when it comes to re...

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Why Socially-Minded Health Professionals Choose the Netherlands for Public and International Health Degrees
April 26, 2018
Deeply engaged health professionals are looking to Amsterdam to take their studies further. Learn why some of the world's most ambitious public health professionals choose to complete their studies in the Netherlands, and find out more about one dynamic program.

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August 7, 2018

With warnings that nearly every General Practice (GP) surgery is missing at least one doctor, the UK's Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP) ...


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July 31, 2018

Electronic health records (EHR) promise to transform the healthcare system. However, they’re only as effective as the degree to which they’re util...