AMA Update for Dec. 19, 2023: The AMA President shares how & why the American Medical Association will never stop #FightingForDocs
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The AMA President shares how & why the American Medical Association will never stop #FightingForDocs

The AMA Update covers a range of health care topics affecting the lives of physicians and patients. Learn more about AMA's 2023 key accomplishments and priorities for 2024.

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The AMA President shares how & why the American Medical Association will never stop #FightingForDocs [Podcast]

The AMA Update covers a range of health care topics affecting the lives of physicians and patients. Learn more about AMA's 2023 key accomplishments and priorities for 2024.

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How medical student advocacy in 2023 will reshape medicine’s future

New AMA policies will shift the course of physician training on matters such as compassionate leave. Learn how AMA member medical students led the way.

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The 15 skills medical schools expect from students on day one

Before you can thrive as a physician, you need to grow as a medical student. Learn key skills that are expected on the first day of training.

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Start medical school off on the right foot with tips and insights based on FAQs from current and past students. Set yourself up for success today!

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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.

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AMA supports removing blood quantum from enrollment questions

The AMA will urge medical schools to remove discriminatory questioning regarding blood quantum according to new policy adopted today at the interim meeting.

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Thrive on the MCAT by following this advice

Learn more with the AMA about the essential measures aspiring medical students can take to improve their MCAT scores.

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Medical school secondary applications: Make yours stand out

Some medical schools will ask you to fill out a more specific, secondary application. Admissions officers advise on how to make yours exceptional.

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Another year of virtual interviews: What pre-meds must know

Medical school admissions interviews will be largely virtual during the 2021–2022 application cycle. Thanks, Delta variant.

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