Preparing for Medical School
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.
Ways to tackle challenges facing women physicians in pandemic
Challenges that existed before COVID-19 hit have been exacerbated. Learn with the AMA about some ideas to help women in medicine.
COVID-19 volunteer guide for health care professionals
The AMA provides information for physicians and health care professionals who want to volunteer and support communities severely impacted by COVID-19.
Step 2 CS suspended, temporary assessment measures being weighed
Typically required for graduation and entry into a residency program, the USMLE Step 2 CS exam is on hold for at least a year.
COVID-19 and USMLE testing: 4 key questions for students, residents
For students and residents preparing for USMLE, the pandemic has brought uncertainty to a process that, even in normal circumstances, can be stressful.
COVID-19 and early medical school graduation: A primer for M4s
Learn what barriers students graduating medical school early may encounter while attempting to enter a residency program before July 1.
Retired doctors hear COVID-19 battle call, look for ways to help
Retired physicians are responding to the call to join the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic, but finding an appropriate role can take some digging.
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