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How Georgetown University School of Medicine raised awareness of barriers to healthcare access for immigrants

November 21, 2022

A chapter event with purpose As of 2020, 26% of documented immigrants and 42% of undocumented immigrants lacked health insurance, according to the Kaiser Family Foundation. Faced with striking statistics like these, the Georgetown University AMSA chapter held a panel to raise awareness of these issues so future physicians can better understand how to help…

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Feasting on the Spoils of Genocide

November 18, 2022

Written by Jeff Koetje, MD, AMSA Reproductive Health Programming Strategist. Outside of AMSA, Jeff serves as Curator of Critical Epistemologies and Meaning-Making for a center of excellence for liberationist theologies, the Activist Theology Project.   Feasting on the Spoils of Genocide: Reflecting on the Mythology and Meaning of Thanksgiving Day as a White Person  …

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Financial Support in Exchange for Service: The National Health Service Corps

November 15, 2022

For 50 years, the Health Resources and Services Administration’s National Health Service Corps (NHSC) has been building healthy communities by connecting highly qualified health care providers to underserved areas nationwide. The NHSC provides financial support to skilled health care workers in exchange for service in high-need rural, urban, and tribal areas that are designated Health…

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WANT TO BE A DOCTOR?

November 14, 2022

 Find Out What It Takes to Become One Whether you’ve decided that this is your calling, or still making up your mind, it’s important to know what it really takes to become a doctor. Our blog covers how long it takes, what factors to consider, and everything else you need to know to get closer…

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Abortion Training – Essential Component of Medical Education, Ensuring Options Post-Roe

November 12, 2022

Written by Dania Abid, AMSA Vice President for Programming Development. Dania is a 3rd year medical student at the Idaho College of Osteopathic Medicine. She is completing her clinical rotations at Stony Brook, Long Island and is passionate about female reproductive health and advocacy.   Abortion Training – Essential Component of Medical Education, Ensuring Options…

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Our Voices, Our Votes, Our Future

November 05, 2022

Written by Rohini Kousalya Siva, AMSA National President-elect & Board of Trustees Reproductive Health Project Liaison, Rohini is a 4th year medical student at Eastern Virginia Medical School.   Our Voices, Our Votes, Our Future It has been 135 days since the U.S. Supreme Court reversed nearly 50 years of precedent and overturned its 1973…

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