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AMSA Recognizes National Physician Suicide Awareness Day – TAKE ACTION! Pass H.R.1667

  AMSA Recognizes National Physician Suicide Awareness Day Join AMSA in ACTION to Protect Health Care Providers & Prevent Burn-out Now! Pass the Dr. Lorna Breen Health Care Provider Protection Act (H.R.1667)   AMSA recognizes National Physician Suicide Awareness Day on September 17, 2021. We thank the  Dr. Lorna Breen Heroes’ Foundation and the Campaign…

Incarceration during the COVID-19 pandemic, a potential mental health crisis

Author: Conor Burke-Smith, second-year medical student, Iowa This post is a series of mental health pieces from the AMSA WSL Committee Much has been written about the potential negative effects of the COVID-19 pandemic and mental health. Many have felt isolation to a greater extent than ever before in their lives. Anxiety exists about various…

Pre-Med Tips for Shadowing a Physician

KAPLAN TEST PREP One of the best ways to demonstrate your commitment to medicine in a tangible way on your application to medical school is by shadowing a doctor as a part of your clinical experience. When reviewing your application, the admissions committee will want to see that you’ve done your research and are sure that a career in medicine—which…

Anxious About Med School? Addressing the Anxiety of Med Students

This post was created in partnership with BetterHelp. As a BetterHelp affiliate, we may receive compensation from BetterHelp if you purchase products or services through the links provided on this page.   Let’s face it, college students have a lot to worry about but medical students have it even worse. Not only do you have…