Succeeding in medical school
Discover resources and guidance on how to make the most of medical school with the AMA.
DO vs. MD: How much does the medical school degree type matter?
Learn about key differences between MD and DO medical school programs and what role degree type should play in your medical school choice.
So you've been admitted to medical school: Now what?
Once you’ve decided which medical school to attend, transitioning from applicant to medical student requires legwork. Learn more with the AMA.
Is a DO program right for you? What pre-meds should know
About one in four U.S. medical students attends an osteopathic medical school. Is that path the right one for your physician future?
4 tips for choosing the right medical school
Picking a medical school is a decision that has career-shaping ramifications. Check out this great firsthand advice on making the life-changing call.
Staying local for medical school: Students detail pros and cons
Should you stay close to home for medical school? Medical students who went far and stayed close shared their perspectives. Learn more with the AMA.
Why pre-meds should think twice about medical school rankings
Such lists rely far too heavily on reputation. Learn about efforts to shift some of the metrics used and what pre-meds should consider instead.
Top tips for premeds on getting into medical school
No matter where you are in your potential pursuit of a career as a physician, learn what it takes to create a portfolio that will stand out with admissions offices.