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Five Tips for Surviving Your Medical Residency
December 5, 2017

Do you want to practice as a physician in the United States? If so, a residency program is in your future. Between low pay and demanding schedules, however, this stage in a medical student’s training can be a challenging one. However, it is also a significant opportunity for learning -- if you know how to make the most of it, that is. Read on for a list of tips aimed at helping you successfully navigate the residency years.


5 Ways to Embrace Your Status as a Non-Traditional Pre-Med Student
November 28, 2017
Most people envision the “typical” pre-med student as having progressed directly from high school to college. However, the truth is that many pre-med students take alternate paths to pre-medical studies. Whether you initially pursued a different career or took time off to start a family ...

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Tackling Multiculturalism: What All Physicians Need to Know
November 20, 2017
All patients are not created equal. Factor in increasing differences across backgrounds, cultures and languages, and ensuring positive medical interactions becomes even more challenging. Here’s a closer look at the issue, along with tips for bridging the gap in order to deliver the best q...

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Five Uncommon Medicine Specialties (and Subspecialties) Worth Considering
November 14, 2017
Selecting a specialty is a defining moment in a medical student’s career. And while internal medicine, pediatrics, emergency medicine and family practice may top the list of chosen specialties, they’re far from the only options out there. Read on for a roundup of five lesser-known specia...

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How to Stay Involved in Your Med School as a Late-Stage Student
November 10, 2017
As a late-stage medical student, you’re swamped with work. How can you stay involved with your medical school? Take a look at these five tips to help you.

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What You Need To Know About Personalized Medicine
October 31, 2017
Modern medicine has caught up to Hippocrates—doctors can treat patients based on their genetics. Learn more about the exciting field of personalized medicine.

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Things Prospective Med School Students Absolutely Should Do (And Usually Don’t)
October 16, 2017
If you’re a prospective medical student, you need to read this. Today, we’re taking a closer look at what you absolutely must do as a prospective medical student—and why.

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Four Hot Home-Based Healthcare Jobs
October 9, 2017
Working from home has some pretty sweet perks. From the incredible convenience of bypassing a time-consuming and costly commute to lesser-known upsides, like the benefits to the environment, the concept of working from home can be a uniquely appealing one. Think you’re out of luck when it come...

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What All Healthcare Professionals Need to Know About Bullying
October 2, 2017
October has been designated National Bullying Prevention Awareness Month. Here’s a closer look at the issue, along with how healthcare professionals are positioned to play a vital role in protecting against bullies and safeguarding public health.

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A Day in the Life of a Medical Student...Norway Edition
October 2, 2017
Next on our journey of medical students’ lives around the world?  Norway.  Journey with us as we explore a day in the life of a Norwegian medical student—and how she juggles courses, volunteer work, studying, and even finding time for hobbies.  Let’s take a closer lo...

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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...


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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-...


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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 ...