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By Joanna Hughes June 6, 2018
Think low entrance scores are an indication of future poor performance in medical school? Think again -- at least as it pertains to disadvantaged stud...
By Alyssa Walker May 30, 2018
Medical school enrollments are up in the US. While it's good news for medical schools and medicine in general, some medical school administrators are ...
By Joanna Hughes May 25, 2018
Earlier this spring we covered the special significance of China’s Qingming Festival to medical students, during which they pay homage to the people w...
By Alyssa Walker May 16, 2018
According to White Coats for Black Lives, a medical student-run organization that works "to dismantle racism in medicine and promote the health, well-...
By Joanna Hughes May 2, 2018
A team of researchers from Queen’s University has determined that there exists an “urgent need” for increased investment in specialist maternal mental...
By Joanna Hughes April 18, 2018
The annual UK Youth Index reveals the less than auspicious news that young Brits are unhappier than they’ve ever been. However, there’s a light in the...
By Joanna Hughes April 11, 2018
Experts have long attested to the many benefits of plant-based diets. Now comes news that four Brazilian cities have committed to being 100 percent pl...
By Joanna Hughes April 5, 2018
Every year on the occasion of the Qingming Festival in China, people pay tribute to the dead. Also known as “Tomb Sweeping Day,” the holiday has speci...
By Alyssa Walker March 29, 2018
A lack of diversity in medical school textbooks may contribute to racial bias in medical treatment, according to new research published by the Univers...
By Joanna Hughes March 21, 2018
As the healthcare industry continues to face a shortage of qualified general practitioners (GPs), a recent conference in Galway sought to identify the...
By Alyssa Walker March 14, 2018
Do med students hug their patients? It depends. Let's take a closer look at hugging in the medical field.
By Alyssa Walker February 16, 2018
For the past thirty years, women comprised less than half the number of students in medical school. Since the 1960s, women have hovered near the 50 pe...
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January 22, 2019

What do stethoscopes and business have in common? More than you think. Medical school and business school are more closely aligned than you might expect. Let's take a closer look.

January 14, 2019

There are many good reasons to go to medical school and join this noble profession. However, not all reasons are so good. Read on for a roundup of five things that should not be on your list of reasons to be a doctor.