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Med School Needs an Overhaul

As the number of Covid-19 infections rises and the death toll mounts, the media is doing a good job of focusing on the safety of the health-care workforce and the capacity of hospitals to deal with a surge of desperately ill patients. What has received less attention is that many doctors haven’t been adequately trained in medical school to deal with a situation like this.

Most medical schools don’t require students to do coursework on pandemic response or practical preparation for a widespread and sustained emergency. American medical training as a whole doesn’t include a strong grounding in public-health issues or disaster preparedness. Instead, two of the nine specific curricular…

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 Med School Needs an Overhaul

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The Match

The Match provides unparalleled medical matching services in the United States. It is 100% objective, 100% accurate, and 100% committed to a fair and transparent process. With its internationally recognized algorithm, comprehensive data reports, and advanced technology, The Match is helping applicants achieve their dreams.

Canadian Resident Matching Service

The Canadian Resident Matching Service (CaRMS) is a national, independent, not-for-profit, fee-for-service organization that provides a fair, objective and transparent application and matching service for medical training throughout Canada.

Physicians for a National Health Program

The answer to our health care crisis is clear. We propose a publicly financed, non-profit single-payer national health program that would fully cover medical care for all Americans.

Student Doctor Network

Student Doctor Network is helping build a diverse doctor workforce by providing a wide range of free resources to help students in their educational journey.

Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society

Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society (AΩA) is committed to improving diversity based on evidence that inclusion of talented individuals from different backgrounds benefits patient care, population health, education, and scientific discovery.

American Medical Student Association

At AMSA, we see a better way forward. We see opportunities to reshape medicine as future physicians. Our vision is a world where health care is accessible, medicine is affordable and systems support the diversity we see around us.

Australian Medical Students' Association

The Australian Medical Students’ Association (AMSA) is the peak representative body for Australian medical students. The key mandate of the Association is to connect, inform and represent every one of Australia’s 17,000 medical students.

Canadian Federation of Medical Students

We are an organization representing over 8,000 medical students from 15 Canadian medical student societies from coast to coast. We represent medical students to the public, to the federal government, and to national and international medical organizations.

European Medical Students´ Association

EMSA envisions a united and solidary Europe in which medical students actively promote health.

International Federation of Medical Students Associations

The International Federation of Medical Students Associations (IFMSA), founded in 1951, is one of the worlds oldest and largest student-run organisations. It represents, connects and engages every day with an inspiring and engaging network of 1.3 million medical students from 133 NMOs in 123 countries around the globe.

Phi Delta Epsilon Medical Fraternity

Phi Delta Epsilon Medical Fraternity creates physicians of integrity with a lifelong commitment to our guiding principles.

Student National Medical Association

The Student National Medical Association (SNMA) is committed to supporting current and future underrepresented minority medical students, addressing the needs of underserved communities, and increasing the number of clinically excellent, culturally competent and socially conscious physicians.

AAMC

The AAMC serves and leads the academic medicine community to improve the health of all.

Arnold P. Gold Foundation

The Arnold P. Gold Foundation infuses the human connection into healthcare. We engage schools, health systems, companies, and individual clinicians in the joy and meaning of humanistic healthcare, so that they have the strength and knowledge to ensure patients and families are partners in collaborative, compassionate, and scientifically excellent care.

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