Fourth-year medical students forge a path through virtual residency interviews, deciding where they will spend years of their life, often without ever having visited.
Three medical students at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine recently published an article in response to an important decision that will change how applicants to medical residency programs will be evaluated beginning in 2022.
Nov 23, 2020 No comments
As a welcome gift to the incoming first year medical school class at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, second year students offer 10 essential principles, or “anchors,” to steady their new peers as they navigate the exciting adventure ahead.
Aug 11, 2020
When Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine students heard their clerkships were cancelled due to COVID-19, they sprang into action, creating a way to help from home. CovidUp2Date, a social media campaign, confronts COVID-19 rumors with facts by providing daily updates about the pandemic from reputable sources.
Apr 17, 2020
Many people are not familiar with a rare disease called inclusion body myositis (IBM). Most have never heard of it. On Jan. 22, 2019, Harry Benjamin Larman and students Janelle Montagne, Sahana Jayaraman and Kyla Britson presented their clinical and basic science research on IBM at the first event in this year’s Partnering Toward Discovery […]
Feb 15, 2019
Through triumphs, inspiration and heartache, our medical students offer rich, vivid accounts of their time at the school of medicine. Here are some of our favorites: The Hidden Joys of Medical School The rigor of medical school provides little time to celebrate or reflect on one’s accomplishments. The truly exhilarating moments, however, come most unexpectedly. […]
Oct 4, 2018
The Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) is well known to premedical students. Founded in 1876, the AAMC — comprised of all 151 accredited U.S. medical schools and 17 Canadian medical schools — is a not-for-profit organization that coordinates medical school applications, the Medical College Admission Test and the Electronic Residency Application Service, which is […]
Aug 16, 2018
As a fourth-year medical student at Johns Hopkins, I have had the privilege of working with attending physicians in a number of outpatient clinics. My roles in the clinic have varied. In most clinics, I see the patient independently, take a history, and perform a physical exam. I then describe the course of the illness, […]
Apr 4, 2017
On Feb. 10, the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine held its ninth annual Medical Student Research Symposium. The symposium, which coincides with the culmination of the Scholarly Concentration program that takes place during the first and second years of medical school, is an opportunity for Johns Hopkins medical students to showcase and exchange ideas […]
Mar 1, 2017