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.

March 26
My first experience administering injections involved sitting in an ICU room, ten years old, drinking bitter diet Shasta colas and watching thrillers from the 90s starring Sandra Bullock.
March 24
Mishaps in clinical communication often stem from false assumptions. When communicating with patients I’ve learned that nothing can be taken for granted because what we assume is common knowledge may in fact not be so common.
March 19
Having learned so much about the sequela of disease in my years of medical school, I suppose it shouldn’t have surprised me when I eventually had to not only take care of a patient at the foot of death’s door, but also to help her and her family deal with her transition “to the other side.”
March 18
We’ve heard the reports from the “Happiest Place on Earth": measles is back and so far there are more than 141 confirmed cases
March 17
The growing wearable sensor market is yielding ever-increasing amounts of consumer-derived digital data.
March 13
Primary care doctors are a critical piece of the American healthcare system, but they are becoming scarce as the need for them continues to grow.