UK Wants Medical Students to Volunteer
February 12, 2018
The UK's National Health Service is facing a critical shortage of workers--and a healthcare crisis. Medical students have stepped in to help fill some of the gaps. Let's take a closer look.

20th Century Tech Tests Med-Students' Patience
February 12, 2018
Fax machines and pagers are gone from nearly every industry--with the exception of healthcare. Let's take a closer look at why--and some of the struggles that young doctors and medical students face when forced to use these outdated technologies.

US Health Systems Take on Drug Companies
February 7, 2018
The US healthcare system is plagued by high prices and shortages of lifesaving medications. Now comes news that hospitals will join forces to address the problem through an innovative solution: Developing their own not-for-profit generic drug company. Here’s a closer look at the problem, along wit...

Which Professionals Give the Economy the Best Boost?
January 31, 2018
We often think about doctors in terms of the good work they do from a patient care perspective: After all, they save lives. However, the results of a just-released study from the American Medical Association (AMA) reveal that physicians also have a profound impact on the economy -- more so than prof...

Japan Considers Nursing Schools in Vietnam
January 24, 2018
To combat the nursing shortage in Southeast Asia, one Japanese nursing care business is looking to replicate a school and care facility model in Vietnam. Let’s take a closer look at the plan and what it means for aspiring Vietnamese nursing students.

Is Germany’s Medical School Selection Process Unconstitutional?
January 17, 2018
Germany’s highest court recently ruled that the methods used by its universities to allocate medical school spaces are partly unconstitutional. Here’s a closer look at the current process, why it violates laws, and what to expect moving forward.

Hong Kong Undergrads Develop New Virus Identification Tool
January 10, 2018
A new technique developed by fifteen undergraduate students in Hong Kong may help doctors diagnose deadly viruses more quickly—and save lives. Let’s take a closer look.

More Parents Look to International and Online Education
December 22, 2017
Good news for students who want to study abroad or online—parental support is on the rise—at least according to a new survey by HSBC. Let’s take a closer look.

Scholarship Allows Med Students to Learn More About Oncology
December 20, 2017
If you’re a medical student looking to learn more about neuroscience, this scholarship might be for you. Let’s take a closer look.

Are Researchers Paying Enough Attention to Sex and Gender?v
December 14, 2017
As the field of medicine becomes increasingly personalized, are researchers keeping up -- particularly as it pertains to sex and gender? An international team of researchers investigating the matter has gleaned a fascinating new insight: Female researchers are more likely to factor sex and gender i...


February 16, 2018

Traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) is having a major moment. Once relegated to the fringes of contemporary medicine and largely disregarded by propone...

February 5, 2018

Sure, you’ll be reading plenty of books on anatomy, physiology, and organic chemistry during yoru time in medical school. But these are far from the...

January 20, 2018

There’s an inextricable link between behavioral health and public health. Behavioral health experts can help individuals see how the choices they ma...