Blog RSS AMSA On Call Blog RSS Pre-Med Checklist from Kaplan MCAT Experts <div class='content_module'> <p><img style='float: right; margin-top: 2px; margin-bottom: 2px; margin-left: 20px; width: 230px; height: 186px;' src='' alt='' />Medical school admissions are extremely competitive: more people are taking the MCAT and applying to medical school than ever before. ...</p></div> Kris ebe0e2df-8f4d-4722-89ae-74f0432df5e3 Wed, 13 Aug 2014 18:34:06 GMT To save lives and money, choose single-payer health care <div class='content_module'> <p><strong>By Morolake Amole</strong></p> <p>The problem with health care in the United States is not that we suffer from inadequate medical ...</p></div> Kris bd4fa38f-4d50-44b4-90a0-4df573c2e4d3 Wed, 13 Aug 2014 13:30:00 GMT Vanderbilt University School of Medicine Student Wellness Program <div class='content_module'> <p><strong>By Tracy Lee, OMS II<br/> A.T. Still University-SOMA<br/> Wellness Coordinator<br/> AMSA Trainee Wellness and Professionalism Committee </strong></p> <p>Welcome to Wellness Wednesdays! ...</p></div> Kris 7a73e7fb-5182-47ee-945f-615289fede4c Wed, 06 Aug 2014 15:45:58 GMT AMSA Lobby Day Expanding Health Care Coverage for All <div class='content_module'> <p><strong>Brandon Sandine<br/> Health Care For All Coordinator<br/> American Medical Student Association&nbsp;</strong></p> <p>On Wednesday May 21st and Thursday May 22nd members ...</p></div> Kris 581c1391-40fb-4aa5-9035-9e30726b1cf7 Thu, 31 Jul 2014 14:36:44 GMT A Word from AMSA's 2014-2015 National President <div class='content_module'> <p><img style='float: right; margin: 5px 5px 5px 25px; width: 160px; height: 243px;' src='' alt='Britani Kessler, DO' />Hey AMSA! This is Britani Kessler, your new National President. My first month in office has been a whirlwind of ...</p></div> Kris cf418954-1f0e-49f6-bf1f-e86823a72195 Thu, 05 Jun 2014 15:46:29 GMT Medical Student Leaders: What You Need to Know to be an Effective Agent of Change at Your Medical School <div class='content_module'> <p><em>Written by Stephen R. Smith, MD, MPH, Professor Emeritus of Family Medicine, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, and founding member ...</em></p></div> Kris 302e05ab-07d8-4897-b4c3-4e12adc7fcee Fri, 09 May 2014 19:12:10 GMT Activism and Advocacy: How Medical Students at the 1969 AMSA Convention Changed the History of Healthcare Advocacy in the United States <div class='content_module'> <p><strong><em>Written by Stephen R. Smith, MD, MPH, Professor Emeritus of Family Medicine, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, and ...</em></strong></p></div> Kris 4aa6a5b4-6c06-4167-9a8b-f41364b4bf5c Fri, 02 May 2014 12:14:11 GMT An Open Letter to Future Physicians <div class='content_module'> <p><strong>by Mailet Lopez, Founder/CEO of</strong> </p> <p>Dear Future Physicians, <br/> <br/> You will be the most important person in the world to ...</p></div> Kris 4b8e3301-7c96-457e-a66b-7ffb957da7b7 Thu, 24 Apr 2014 13:23:28 GMT Call for Programming <div class='content_module'>Did you attend AMSA's Annual Convention in New Orleans? Have a great idea for a future programming session? Know someone ...</div> Kim Cunningham b5db5295-8544-4ae2-8f53-b996159a6e81 Wed, 23 Apr 2014 13:35:23 GMT Concierge Medicine <div class='content_module'>Concierge medicine has become increasingly popular in recent years. These physicians are frustrated with the health care system and want ...</div> Kim Cunningham b08ab0b3-1615-40b2-9148-f7c29341aee8 Fri, 18 Apr 2014 09:40:00 GMT Medical Humanities Institute <div class='content_module'> <div><strong>By Aliye Runyan, M.D.</strong></div> <div><strong>AMSA Education and Research Fellow</strong></div> <div><br/> </div> The AMSA Medical Humanities Institute was held the first weekend of ...</div> Kim Cunningham 48ebadee-2ec0-458a-9409-e4bace7b5553 Wed, 16 Apr 2014 13:16:21 GMT AMSA Supports Dr. Murthy Appointment for U.S. Surgeon General <div class='content_module'>AMSA, representing almost 40,000 physicians-in-training in the United States, supports the appointment of Dr. Vivek Murthy for U.S. Surgeon General. ...</div> Kim Cunningham c0f5801b-01f3-4b35-89a0-e3a6fd35d48a Wed, 16 Apr 2014 11:00:00 GMT Newly Elected AMSA National Leaders <div class='content_module'>Britani Kessler, fourth year medical student at Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine, will begin serving her term as ...</div> Kim Cunningham 28ffe0e4-d812-405f-9e13-a93ef054427f Wed, 09 Apr 2014 14:18:00 GMT Virtual Cadavers in Training <div class='content_module'> <p>The first time you touch a cadaver is unforgettable for most medical students. But across the country, future physicians are ...</p></div> Kim Cunningham 16241d07-1d8c-4c5f-9a62-9c1ab74d420e Fri, 04 Apr 2014 11:00:00 GMT Match Day: Like Sorority Rush? <div class='content_module'><strong>By Owen Farcy</strong> <div><strong>Kaplan Test Prep</strong> <div><br/> Last week's Match Day saw many celebrations throughout the country as 4th year medical ...</div></div></div> Kim Cunningham 00f6e9bc-cfd1-4aac-83b5-1b1095d397d0 Mon, 31 Mar 2014 10:04:00 GMT