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What to expect and how to make the most of your second year of medical school

New challenges and opportunities abound during second year—here’s advice from third-year students, who also share what they wish they had known.

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09.19.18

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Resident wellness, LGBTQ care and kindness among thought-provoking OMED talks

This year’s lineup of TED-style talks will leave you with fresh ideas, bold insights and actionable tips for practicing medicine in 2018.

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09.18.18

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Babies and boards: What it’s like juggling caring for babies and the demands of medical school

For many women, medical school coincides with their childbearing years. From pregnancy and breastfeeding to returning to school and matching into residency, these med school moms tell all.

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09.18.18

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The academic medicine life: Why it’s a calling for some DOs

In addition to a more flexible schedule, the academic route offers an opportunity to diversify your skill set—by treating patients, teaching students, and conducting research—and to build strong mentoring relationships.

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09.18.18

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Violence against physicians: Facing an elevated risk at the hands of the patients they serve

According to a 2013 report by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, health care workers are four times more likely to experience violence than those in private industry with 80 percent of serious cases caused by interactions with patients.

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09.18.18

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School of rock: Here are 5 ways to manage residency interviews, audition rotations like a rockstar

Residency interviews and audition rotation performance are both incredibly important, but they occur within the same time period. Equip yourself for success and an easier fourth year with these expert tips.

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09.17.18

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AOA submits comments to CMS on proposed Physician Fee Schedule rule

The proposed rule would collapse payment for levels 2-5 of both new and established patient office visit codes into two payment rates.

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09.12.18

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Notes from afar: Najaha Musse, OMS II, shares 5 tips for medical students on serving abroad

If you are fortunate enough to travel to another country and assist in the care of patients in medically underserved areas, here’s what you should know before you go.

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09.11.18

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From Ethiopia to the US to Haiti: A journey to support underserved patients

Born in Ethiopia before emigrating to the U.S., Najaha Musse, OMS II, was given a crash course in Haiti this summer on how socioeconomic factors impact health.

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09.11.18