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Future Physicians for Change: Dare to Blaze the Path Forward

by Rohini Kousalya Siva, MD, MPH, MS, National President of the American Medical Student Association (AMSA) Once a year, we come together as a diverse force of future physicians banded together with a common goal: to make positive change in healthcare. To dare to envision a better realm of medicine — to overcome barriers that...

AMSA Calls for Immediate Ceasefire in Gaza

The American Medical Student Association (AMSA) expresses deep concern for the ongoing conflict in Israel and Gaza, acknowledging the profound impact on innocent lives and healthcare professionals on the frontlines. Two weeks ago the World Health Organization (WHO) reported distressing figures from the Gaza Strip, revealing that 3,760 children tragically lost their lives. A similar...

Quiz yourself—Spanish medical terminology with Canopy Learn!

The problem A majority of physicians struggle with language barriers, often with the 45 million Spanish-speakers in the United States. The risks of miscommunication are too high in the hospital setting to ignore. What can you do? Patient-centered care requires meaningful communication. Practice your medical Spanish terminology with this short quiz, courtesy of Canopy Learn,...

Your international experience: Making it count

Your international experience: Making it count You’ve completed an international elective or global health experience; so, what’s next? Explore how you can maximize the value of that experience and what next steps you should be taking upon your return with Dr. Joseph C. Kolars of the University of Michigan Medical School. Dr. Joseph C. Kolars is the...