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Staying Sane: Addressing the Growing Concern of Mental Health in Medical Students

September 08, 2015

By: Cheri Dijamco, MS4 at UT School of Medicine at San Antonio Social Media Coordinator, Grassroots Organizing Action Committee It is well­ known that suicide rates among physicians in the U.S. are high compared to the general population. According to the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, approximately 300 to 400 physicians commit suicide each year, which…

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EAF Advocacy Trip: Update 1

September 08, 2015

Join AMSA Education & Advocacy Fellow Dr. Alison Case as she visits AMSA Chapters across the country! Alison has recently returned from her Midwest tour visiting AMSA chapters, rallying against global AIDS relief funding cuts, and offering advocacy workshops on meeting with elected officials.   Last week Alison Case, the AMSA Education and Advocacy Fellow, helped to launch…

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Dustin Jones: Dear Future Physician

August 26, 2015

The following is a cross-posting of Dustin’s original post: http://www.dustinjonespt.com/blog/dear-future-physician It is posted here on AMSA On Call with Dustin’s permission. I was recently asked by Dr. Mark Cucuzzella to provide his medical students with some insight from my experience as a PT working with the elderly. The following is my response… Dear Future Physicians:…

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Medical student professional liability insurance

August 14, 2015

The risk Hospitals and clinics in the United States and throughout the world require medical students to carry medical professional liability insurance (malpractice insurance). Whether a student is on a clinical elective, a rotation, or just observing, the institution providing the training will require students to be insured in the event of a lawsuit. AMPI RRG, LLC makes obtaining…

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Leveraging Social Media for Medical School Admissions

July 27, 2015

If you feel overwhelmed by the deluge of medical school admissions information that’s out there, you’re in good company. The internet comes in handy when applying to medical school—but it also makes it easy to lose precious hours tracking down the new MCAT scoring scale or finding out about the acceptance rate of your target…

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