Chicago, IL | 11.22.14

The future physician leaders that make up the American Medical Student Association are passionate about improving health care in this country, starting with the culture of medicine.

October 23
Despite the tremendous amount of change inside and outside of medicine, the four year medical school model has remained relatively untouched. But things look like they might be changing…
October 22
There’s been a lot of hype about wearables, many of which are intended to help their wearers work out more, take their medicines on time or count their calories. But are wearables all they’re cracked up to be?
October 21
Medical students and future physicians tend to be trustworthy customers/borrowers, and the government knows that the country needs doctors. However, no one teaches us about debt in medical school.
October 20
Today we’re reading about challenges for doctor-patient communication, dual-degrees fostering a new type of physician and treating the disease verse treating the illness.
October 17
What kind of art makes the best medicine? New studies are convincing hospitals that an evidence-based approach to art actually improves health outcomes.
October 16
It’s difficult to have a conversation about controlling the costs of health care without discussing the skyrocketing costs of medical education and the debt used to finance it.