I AM A LOOKING TO GO

Join AMSA for Legislative Advocacy: What It Takes To Make Change

December 02, 2020

RSVP to join us on Thursday, December 10 at 7:00pm ET for Legislative Advocacy: What It Takes To Make Change It’s safe to say that it’s been a difficult year! An overhaul to medical education, a raging pandemic that is still not under control, front-line workers and trainees left to fight without crucial tools, assaults…

CLICK HERE  

Language Disparities in the U.S. Healthcare System

November 06, 2020

This post was created in partnership between AMSA’s Global Health Action Committee and AMSA Partner Canopy Learn. “No puedo respirar,” she said at the other end of the phone line. Lucia’s son would normally accompany her to primary care visits to act as a translator. However, the COVID-19 pandemic made this impossible. “Can you call…

CLICK HERE  

Join AMSA Post-Election Outlook: What’s in Store?

November 02, 2020

RSVP to join us on Friday, November 20 at 7:00pm(E) for AMSA’s Post-Election Outlook: What’s in Store? Leading up to the general election on November 3, it’s safe to say that most of America is wondering “What’s in Store?” as we move past this election. Many claim that this is the most influential election of…

CLICK HERE  

The Physician as Voting Advocate

October 28, 2020

During a recent AMSA Activism Update, Dr. Alister Martin, an ER surgeon at Massachusetts General Hospital, recalled his encounter with a young Latinx patient with diabetes. She had been admitted twice in a week with DKA. When Martin asked why she wasn’t taking her insulin, she told him about recently losing her job and health…

CLICK HERE  

The Labyrinth of Isolation: The Compounding Impact of the Pandemic on African American/ Black Mental Health

October 28, 2020

By: Josephine Akingbulu, BA, MPH, Jamar Stevenson, BA, Kaosoluchi Enendu, BS This post is one of a series of mental health pieces from the AMSA WSL Committee. Approximately 42 million people in the United States of America identify as Black. That is about 13.2% of the total population which is comprised of African American, as…

CLICK HERE  

Mental Health of Medical Students in Light of COVID-19 Pandemic

October 28, 2020

By: Ramneek Hoonjan Ramneek Hoonjan is a medical student in the Trinity School of Medicine, and served as the previous chair of the AMSA WSL Committee This post is a series of mental health pieces from the AMSA WSL Committee. It is no surprise that medical students have high rates of burnout, depression and suicidal…

CLICK HERE  
1 3 4 5 6 7 52