MCAT scores and medical school success: Do they correlate?
The MCAT is key to earning admission to medical school. How well the test score predicts your med school career is a bit more complicated. Find out why.
M1s help spot emergency patients who can benefit from naloxone
Learn how first-year medical students can add value and learn about addiction medicine by screening patients to ID those at risk of an opioid-related overdose.
2021 medical school class sees enrollment diversity grow
The current class of first-year medical school students made significant gains among Black and Hispanic students, AAMC data shows.
How medical education has gone from sore spot to bright spot
An important centenary caused the medical education community to take stock. What emerged from the AMA and innovative medical schools was transformative.
Which undergrad majors are best for med school?
Identifying the undergraduate coursework that will make you the best medical school applicant is an inexact science. Learn why with the AMA.
Microaggressions happen in medical school. Here’s how to stop them.
It takes big commitment to deter microaggressions, the negative racial slights that harm medical students’ training. Learn more with the AMA.
Chronic disease management has a new tool: The H&P 360
A study in the journal Academic Medicine shows how a modified H&P can help collect more biopsychosocial information to better identify care barriers.
The 11 factors that influence med student specialty choice
Personal interest and content of specialty are the most popular motivating factors for medical students when they pick a career path.