Blog RSS AMSA On Call Blog RSS http://www.amsa.org/AMSA/Homepage/TakeAction/AMSAOnCall.aspx http://backend.userland.com/rss Patient safety within the hospital setting <div class='content_module'> <p><strong>by Shiva Kolangara</strong></p> <p><strong></strong> </p> <h4>Thinking about medical error and patient safety within the hospital setting</h4> <p> Medical errors are considered the 8th ...</p></div> http://www.amsa.org/AMSA/Homepage/TakeAction/AMSAOnCall/15-04-23/Patient_safety_within_the_hospital_setting.aspx TNPete http://www.amsa.org/AMSA/Homepage/TakeAction/AMSAOnCall/15-04-23/Patient_safety_within_the_hospital_setting.aspx aa2f94ae-900d-4857-a883-c842bfdf99d1 Thu, 23 Apr 2015 20:11:00 GMT Why You Should Attend the Kaplan Medical School Insider Event <div class='content_module'><strong>by <a href='http://www.medschoolpulse.com/2015/04/08/attend-kaplans-medical-school-insider-event/#author'>Owen Farcy</a></strong> <hr/> <p><strong>Join us on Monday, May 4th at 8PM ET for this year’s Medical School Insider event.</strong></p> <p>Five ...</p></div> http://www.amsa.org/AMSA/Homepage/TakeAction/AMSAOnCall/15-04-15/Why_You_Should_Attend_the_Kaplan_Medical_School_Insider_Event.aspx David East http://www.amsa.org/AMSA/Homepage/TakeAction/AMSAOnCall/15-04-15/Why_You_Should_Attend_the_Kaplan_Medical_School_Insider_Event.aspx 787e2087-eb13-4dd6-941c-978d5d13fba3 Wed, 15 Apr 2015 20:01:14 GMT The Importance of Health to Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness <div class='content_module'> <p><strong>By: Anna Zelivianskaia<br/> M.D. Candidate 2016 - University of Illinois-Chicago College of Medicine</strong></p> <h3>“Of all the forms of inequality, injustice ...</h3></div> http://www.amsa.org/AMSA/Homepage/TakeAction/AMSAOnCall/15-03-25/The_Importance_of_Health_to_Life_Liberty_and_the_Pursuit_of_Happiness.aspx David East http://www.amsa.org/AMSA/Homepage/TakeAction/AMSAOnCall/15-03-25/The_Importance_of_Health_to_Life_Liberty_and_the_Pursuit_of_Happiness.aspx c0564949-6208-410e-91af-ac2fb300469d Wed, 25 Mar 2015 19:35:31 GMT The Challenges of an Out-of-State Medical School <div class='content_module'><strong>by <a href='http://www.medschoolpulse.com/2015/03/12/challenges-state-medical-school/#author?utm_source=partner-amsa&amp;utm_medium=partner&amp;utm_term=&amp;utm_content=blog&amp;utm_campaign=grad-mcat'>Emily Hause</a></strong> <p> </p> <p>Usually when I ask students where they would like to go to medical school, the answer ...</p></div> http://www.amsa.org/AMSA/Homepage/TakeAction/AMSAOnCall/15-03-18/The_Challenges_of_an_Out-of-State_Medical_School.aspx David East http://www.amsa.org/AMSA/Homepage/TakeAction/AMSAOnCall/15-03-18/The_Challenges_of_an_Out-of-State_Medical_School.aspx 3820d1f2-c337-4c5c-be16-bccb7a495503 Wed, 18 Mar 2015 18:18:33 GMT Building, Maintaining, and Using Your Network <div class='content_module'> <p><strong>Petros Minasi, Jr.</strong></p> <p>At the end of this month, AMSA will once again host its annual national convention, this year ...</p></div> http://www.amsa.org/AMSA/Homepage/TakeAction/AMSAOnCall/15-02-18/Building_Maintaining_and_Using_Your_Network.aspx David East http://www.amsa.org/AMSA/Homepage/TakeAction/AMSAOnCall/15-02-18/Building_Maintaining_and_Using_Your_Network.aspx dea797a3-b67b-40b4-8b94-5ddbf1fa2e68 Wed, 18 Feb 2015 18:36:26 GMT Healthy exercises to start the year <div class='content_module'> <strong>Tracy Lee, OMS II<br/> A.T. Still University-SOMA<br/> Wellness Coordinator<br/> </strong> <p><strong>AMSA Trainee Wellness and Professionalism Committee</strong></p> <p><strong></strong>As promised in my last ...</p></div> http://www.amsa.org/AMSA/Homepage/TakeAction/AMSAOnCall/15-02-11/Healthy_exercises_to_start_the_year.aspx TNPete http://www.amsa.org/AMSA/Homepage/TakeAction/AMSAOnCall/15-02-11/Healthy_exercises_to_start_the_year.aspx 3f0764b3-db02-41fb-9c4e-9394ff2c2375 Wed, 11 Feb 2015 15:15:00 GMT New Year, New You! <p><strong>Tracy Lee, OMS II<br/> A.T. Still University-SOMA<br/> Wellness Coordinator<br/> AMSA Trainee Wellness and Professionalism Committee</strong></p> <p> </p> <p>Welcome to the New Year! ...</p> http://www.amsa.org/AMSA/Homepage/TakeAction/AMSAOnCall/15-01-28/New_Year_New_You.aspx TNPete http://www.amsa.org/AMSA/Homepage/TakeAction/AMSAOnCall/15-01-28/New_Year_New_You.aspx 1232c766-f834-4b58-8cfc-6c05c5023966 Wed, 28 Jan 2015 14:30:00 GMT The Pre-Med Plan in a Nutshell <div class='content_module'> <p>With the New Year, comes a fresh start. Last month we discussed shaping your <a href='http://www.kaptest.com/mcat/medical-school/medical-school-personal-statement?cmp=blog:MCAT_120612'>personal statement</a>, but in the ...</p></div> http://www.amsa.org/AMSA/Homepage/TakeAction/AMSAOnCall/15-01-21/The_Pre-Med_Plan_in_a_Nutshell.aspx David East http://www.amsa.org/AMSA/Homepage/TakeAction/AMSAOnCall/15-01-21/The_Pre-Med_Plan_in_a_Nutshell.aspx 7dfe59c7-7929-42f3-bbfd-c8d74d20f390 Wed, 21 Jan 2015 20:08:00 GMT It's Never Too Early to Think About Your Personal Statement <div class='content_module'> <p>There is no doubt that the medical school application is complex. As a pre-med, regardless of where you are in ...</p></div> http://www.amsa.org/AMSA/Homepage/TakeAction/AMSAOnCall/14-12-17/It_s_Never_Too_Early_to_Think_About_Your_Personal_Statement.aspx David East http://www.amsa.org/AMSA/Homepage/TakeAction/AMSAOnCall/14-12-17/It_s_Never_Too_Early_to_Think_About_Your_Personal_Statement.aspx 2f483868-4d2c-4d5a-b140-b8bb58fe3fff Wed, 17 Dec 2014 16:48:00 GMT Perspective: We lay down; now it's time to stand up <div class='content_module'> <p><strong><img style='width: 400px; height: 268px; border-width: 0px; border-style: solid;' alt='Livy Low image' src='http://www.amsa.org/AMSA/Libraries/TNP/B4hnpaICUAE3Uu_crop.sflb.ashx' /></strong></p> <p style='text-align: left;'><em>(Photo courtesy Livy Low</em>)</p> <p><strong>Hannah Keppler<br/> Student, Albert Einstein College of Medicine</strong></p> <p>Last Wednesday, thousands of students at more ...</p></div> http://www.amsa.org/AMSA/Homepage/TakeAction/AMSAOnCall/14-12-16/Perspective_We_lay_down_now_it_s_time_to_stand_up.aspx TNPete http://www.amsa.org/AMSA/Homepage/TakeAction/AMSAOnCall/14-12-16/Perspective_We_lay_down_now_it_s_time_to_stand_up.aspx b974d2e8-aefe-41fe-8c8a-8f17fda0cd29 Tue, 16 Dec 2014 12:00:00 GMT Surviving Pre-med: When Work-Life Balance Matters Most <div class='content_module'> <p><em>AMSA and national partner Kaplan have teamed up for a blog series featuring AMSA leadership from across the country. We ...</em></p></div> http://www.amsa.org/AMSA/Homepage/TakeAction/AMSAOnCall/14-12-04/Surviving_Pre-med_When_Work-Life_Balance_Matters_Most.aspx David East http://www.amsa.org/AMSA/Homepage/TakeAction/AMSAOnCall/14-12-04/Surviving_Pre-med_When_Work-Life_Balance_Matters_Most.aspx e4769e40-b693-4d09-a50e-efff722b94e9 Thu, 04 Dec 2014 18:35:00 GMT Reflections from an LGBTQ Premedical Student <div class='content_module'> <p><em>AMSA and national partner Kaplan have teamed up for a blog series featuring AMSA leadership from across the country. We ...</em></p></div> http://www.amsa.org/AMSA/Homepage/TakeAction/AMSAOnCall/14-11-26/Reflections_from_an_LGBTQ_Premedical_Student.aspx David East http://www.amsa.org/AMSA/Homepage/TakeAction/AMSAOnCall/14-11-26/Reflections_from_an_LGBTQ_Premedical_Student.aspx 922fe5e4-c565-469b-930e-5ea3259398b5 Wed, 26 Nov 2014 15:48:07 GMT The "Excellence in Advocacy" Challenge <div class='content_module'> <strong>The AMSA Grassroots Team</strong><br/> Advocacy is a rather loose term that can be defined as the “public support for or ...</div> http://www.amsa.org/AMSA/Homepage/TakeAction/AMSAOnCall/14-11-24/The_Excellence_in_Advocacy_Challenge.aspx TNPete http://www.amsa.org/AMSA/Homepage/TakeAction/AMSAOnCall/14-11-24/The_Excellence_in_Advocacy_Challenge.aspx 9bd22dd8-496a-42cf-876b-efb1fa90357a Mon, 24 Nov 2014 21:35:29 GMT Pre-med Resources: Peer Mentors and Study Groups <div class='content_module'> <p><em>AMSA and national partner Kaplan have teamed up for a blog series featuring AMSA leadership from across the country. We ...</em></p></div> http://www.amsa.org/AMSA/Homepage/TakeAction/AMSAOnCall/14-11-20/Pre-med_Resources_Peer_Mentors_and_Study_Groups.aspx David East http://www.amsa.org/AMSA/Homepage/TakeAction/AMSAOnCall/14-11-20/Pre-med_Resources_Peer_Mentors_and_Study_Groups.aspx d2a461c8-f67b-4731-a63b-af1716a9ea62 Thu, 20 Nov 2014 20:32:02 GMT Kaplan MCAT Students Bring Smiles to Guatemala: Alma's Story <div class='content_module'> <em>This blog article was originally posted to the <a target='_blank' href='http://www.medschoolpulse.com/2014/10/28/pre-health-students-bring-smiles-guatemala-almas-story/?utm_source=partner&amp;utm_medium=blog&amp;utm_term=students&amp;utm_content=med-school-pulse&amp;utm_campaign=grad-nscs'>Med School Pulse</a>, Kaplan's pre-medical blog. <a target='_blank' href='http://www.kaptest.com/?utm_source=partner&amp;utm_medium=blog&amp;utm_term=students&amp;utm_content=med-school-pulse&amp;utm_campaign=grad-nscs'>Kaplan Test Prep</a> is the ...</em></div> http://www.amsa.org/AMSA/Homepage/TakeAction/AMSAOnCall/14-11-19/Kaplan_MCAT_Students_Bring_Smiles_to_Guatemala_Alma_s_Story.aspx David East http://www.amsa.org/AMSA/Homepage/TakeAction/AMSAOnCall/14-11-19/Kaplan_MCAT_Students_Bring_Smiles_to_Guatemala_Alma_s_Story.aspx ad8bc6e4-6932-47b5-860a-0f58d737fe55 Wed, 19 Nov 2014 21:27:13 GMT