By Lisa Mitchell For some US medical students, there are three possible match days: military, osteopathic, and main residency match (aka the one you’ve probably heard of). Here are the basics on all three.
By Ravish Amin How do clinical educators decide what competencies are important and how do they decide what is required for adequate daily performance on the wards?
By Ravish Amin Medical education is keeping pace with emerging technology. Here’s four ways using virtual patients enhances what we learn.
By Ravish Amin Today’s e-learning management systems are tailored in ways that make them ideal for all types of degree programs. But, are they beneficial to med students?
By Vamsi K. Kancherla As your clerkship year comes to an end, you may have considerable difficulty deciding upon your career choice and may elect to do some rotations during your 4th year at your home institution. This, however, doesn’t tell you much about how your residency experience […]
By Ravish Amin FIRST AID for the Step 2 CS provides unique benefits for students because world class authors have written content specifically for clinical boards. The content is organized by system and contains high yield facts essential for reviewing medical concepts.
By Vamsi K. Kancherla Match week has arrived and the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP) has kicked it off with “Black Monday.” If you don’t match, you’ll need to make some important decisions. Let’s take a look at the reasons you may not have matched and what you […]
By Vamsi K. Kancherla The last decade has seen a dramatic increase in competition for residency positions. Interestingly, there has been a 56% increase in unmatched applicants and a 54% decrease in unfilled positions. This trend has unfortunately led to a very competitive “Scramble,” which statistically fills the […]
By Ravish Amin The Center for the Integration of Medicine and Innovative Technology (CIMIT) sponsors an annual national competition designed to encourage the development of creative technological innovations with the potential to catalyze and support the improved delivery of medical care. Students from accredited engineering programs submitted ideas […]
By Lisa Mitchell, 2 LT USAR This is a brief how-to intended for HPSP scholars. The following is not applicable to you if you are a civilian. I’m in the army, and this is probably most relevant to you if you are too. Although the branches are increasingly […]