Blog RSS AMSA On Call Blog RSS 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 The first time you touch a cadaver is unforgettable for most medical students. But across the country, future physicians are ... 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 Video goes viral: U.S. Senate Hearing on Single-Payer System <div>The U.S. Senate’s subcommittee on primary health and aging held a hearing with the theme, “What can the U.S. learn ...</div> Kim Cunningham 39821cf3-60cb-48d7-b9ec-cb653880fcd7 Fri, 28 Mar 2014 19:00:00 GMT Charting A Course to Medical School: AMSA's Map for Success, Final Post <div class='content_module'>We have really enjoyed posting this series for potential medical school applicants. Below are some additional resources that may help ...</div> Kim Cunningham bbcc211c-ae7e-4d84-9317-f161864184f6 Thu, 27 Mar 2014 09:30:00 GMT Charting A Course to Medical School: PART XI <div class='content_module'> <div><strong>This is one of the topics most of you have been waiting for! Let's talk about </strong><strong>Financial Aid ....</strong></div> <br/> Financial ...</div> Kim Cunningham 9460af3e-4065-4489-9607-8d4f5ab12c8d Tue, 25 Mar 2014 11:23:00 GMT Charting A Course to Medical School: PART X <div class='content_module'><strong>Interviewing</strong><br/> <br/> The interview factors greatly in the decision making process of an admissions committee. It is important, though, to remember ...</div> Kim Cunningham a9e6f056-a12e-4ca2-952e-15a9183a3c96 Fri, 21 Mar 2014 11:00:00 GMT Charting A Course to Medical School: PART IX <div class='content_module'> <div><strong>Considering a Foreign Medical School?</strong></div> <div><br/> </div> It is widely believed that pre-medical students apply to foreign medical schools only after being ...</div> Kim Cunningham 8ec12936-7f33-4d13-a674-40e8692bbd85 Mon, 17 Mar 2014 12:00:00 GMT Charting A Course to Medical School: PART VIII <div class='content_module'>We hope you are enjoying this series and that it's helping you chart your own course to medical school. There ...</div> Kim Cunningham 8c6fbbb7-0346-4211-bb30-ca9999f39467 Thu, 13 Mar 2014 10:20:00 GMT Are You Stressed? How to Cope <div class='content_module'> <div><img src='' alt='' /><br/> </div> <div><br/> </div> Breathing exercises are an excellent way to release the tension and give self a sense of calmness. Short and long ...</div> Kim Cunningham 165d9399-e584-4b26-acc1-a0045fbbe042 Wed, 12 Mar 2014 13:51:00 GMT Single Accreditation System for MDs and DOs <div class='content_module'>Recently, the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME), the American Osteopathic Association (AOA), and the American Association of Colleges ...</div> Kim Cunningham c5589195-1941-4514-84ad-a92f78f78ad1 Wed, 12 Mar 2014 11:08:00 GMT Connecting the Dots Throughout Medical School <div class='content_module'><strong>By Kesha Baxi <br/> Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences<br/> MS1</strong><br/> <br/> <em>"You can't connect the dots looking forward; you can ...</em></div> Kim Cunningham 36f03cfd-328a-4b44-b80e-4bd71a5fdef8 Tue, 11 Mar 2014 09:24:00 GMT