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By Alyssa Walker 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) ...
By Joanna Hughes 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 utilized...
By Joanna Hughes July 18, 2018
The UK’s medical schools must double the number of spaces available in order to stay ahead of a rising physician shortage and healthcare crisis, says ...
By Alyssa Walker July 11, 2018
Two University of Cape Town medical students developed an app to improve communication with the deaf community. Learn more about their exciting work.
By Joanna Hughes July 5, 2018
A recent report from the UK’s Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) reveals new insights into which degrees offer the most significant financial returns....
By Alyssa Walker June 27, 2018
A new study sheds some light on previously thought ideas about drug use in the UK. Let's take a closer look.
By Joanna Hughes June 25, 2018
As the opioid epidemic continues to rage in the US, medical schools are increasingly acknowledging how they can help train doctors to address the prob...
By Alyssa Walker June 13, 2018
This year, there were six times as many new medical and dental students from London as there were from the Northeast, as reported by The Guardian. Uca...
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-...
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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.