First-year medical students at the University of Pittsburgh wrote a new oath that referenced racial disparities in medicine and the coronavirus pandemic. The class of 2024 recited the Oath of Professionalism along with the traditional Hippocratic Oath at their white coat ceremony. Medical societies and institutions have been increasingly taking […]
Frontline workers and public health officials like Dr. Anthony Fauci are inspiring a new wave of medical school hopefuls: The number of applicants is up 18% this year over last year, according to the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC). A more competitive pool of applicants will require candidates to […]
In New York, the state hit the hardest by the coronavirus in the US, there are almost 40,000 reported cases. In an attempt to conserve personal protective equipment and limit the spread of the virus, many medical schools around the country – including those in New York – have taken […]
NYU’s announcement that it will make medical school tuition free has other top schools across the country grappling with how they can stay competitive to land top students. Business Insider spoke with several private, top-ranked medical schools to gauge their reaction to NYU’s decision. But barring a large gift and […]
New York University said last Thursday that it would offer free tuition to its current and future medical students. NYU hopes that this move will help with the shortage of doctors in the US and encourage more students to go into primary care. Many physicians voiced their scepticism about this […]
Despite the six-figure salaries, working as a dentist, doctor, or lawyer isn’t the path to wealth it once was, thanks to staggering student-loan debt. Mike Meru, an orthodontist who went to dental school at the University of Southern California, owed over $US1 million in student loans as of Thursday, according […]
A few years ago my mother told me she was donating her body to science. I investigated why this is a good alternative to a traditional funeral. In New York, the Associated Medical Schools of New York help licence whole body donation programs amongst medical colleges in the state. These […]
• Roy and Diana Vagelos recently donated $US250 million to Columbia University’s College of Physicians and Surgeons. • The former Merck CEO met his wife at the school, where he earned a medical degree in 1954. • The donation is intended to help medical students avoid debt. Attending medical school […]
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