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This Year’s Top Medical Schools
US News and World Report’s annual ranking of the top medical schools is out, and once again Harvard nabbed the top spot. New York University and Columbia University medical schools round out the top three. Did your alma mater make the top 10? The rankings also look at the best medical schools for primary care training.
All Specialties April 12th 2022
Getting Into Medical School is Getting Harder – Despite Doctor Shortages
Fewer than half (41%) of people who apply to medical school get accepted. Today’s acceptance rate is the lowest it’s ever been, even though people submit an average of 17 applications each to medical schools. Why such a low acceptance rate? One reason is that more people are applying to medical school than ever before. In 2019, before the pandemic, more than 53,000 people applied to U.S. medical schools, a 25% increase over the past decade. The lack of acceptance into medical school comes as the country is forecast to be short as many as 131,300 doctors in the coming 10 years, according to the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC).
Allergy & Immunology December 6th 2021
Most and Least Active Physicians by Specialty
This 2020 Physician Specialty Data Report by the Association of American Medical Colleges identifies the most and least active physicians when considering patient care, teaching, and research. The top 10 active specialties are the usual suspects and only showed minor growth since 2014, but the least active specialties all grew by double digits.
Uncategorized August 31st 2021
10 Surprising Facts About Today’s Medical Students
This 2020 survey of more than 2,600 medical students reveals some interesting insights into the current cadre of medical students: insights regarding everything from business interests to waning empathy to the impact of COVID-19 on their training. Check out the full results, both the good and the bad – and sometimes, the ugly.
Uncategorized August 24th 2021
Oldest and Youngest Doctors by Specialty
Which specialties will be most affected by changing age demographics among doctors? That’s the question the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) asks in their latest survey of “Active Physicians by Age and Specialty”, which tallied up the results of 935,000 practicing physicians in the US. Where does your specialty fall on the list?
Allergy & Immunology August 9th 2021
Back From the Brink, Med Student’s Plea Brings Promise of Change
From MedPage Today comes this inspirational story about Christopher Veal, a medical student at UVM’s Larner College of Medicine who is calling on medical school leaders to change their culture and adjust their programs to screen for suicidal ideation and mental health early on in student life. Veal decided to speak up after a friend and fellow med student took his own life, as Veal once attempted.
Allergy & Immunology March 16th 2021