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May 5, 2023

We are committed to making an impact on the world of medicine.

May 18, 2022

In 2020, OnlineMedEd launched its Scholarship for Future Black Physicians. Worth $12,000, the scholarship is a...

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December 29, 2021

Life as a med student is not an easy one. The workload is unrelenting, with hours required to pack it all in always...

October 12, 2020

Though most students have a general idea of how their medical school journey may unfold, it is virtually impossible to...

August 21, 2020

With the COVID-19 pandemic dominating both the global news cycle and inter-cultural zeitgeist, it is easy to forget...

July 28, 2020

When English physician Edward Jenner inoculated the eight-year-old son of his gardener against smallpox in 1796, he...

July 21, 2020

Those who enter medical school are rarely in any doubt.

June 24, 2020

Last week, in the wake of global Black Lives Matter protests brought on by the killing of George Floyd, we committed to...

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March 20, 2020

All medical students look forward to Match Day—and all medical students look forward to the time off between Match and...

March 18, 2020

Burnout is a serious problem in the medical profession, starting as early as the second year of medical school, but...

March 17, 2020

Brush up on critical knowledge that will help you excel in the next stage of your medical journey with these four...

March 16, 2020

Waiting to hear back from the programs where you’ve applied for your residency is an incredibly stressful time as a med...

March 13, 2020

If we could formulate an antidote for Match Day concerns, anxieties, malaises, etc., it would be this; and if you take...

March 12, 2020

Not matching into residency isn’t the end of your medical career. Here’s what to do next.

March 4, 2020

Everyone has Match Day anxiety of some kind. No matter how smart we are, how good our applications, how flawlessly we...

February 18, 2020

We can all agree on one thing: becoming a doctor is one of the single most difficult pursuits on the planet. The...

February 11, 2020

Your health is their health. Medical professionals spend so much time trying to keep their patients healthy that it’s...

February 3, 2020

Thank you to these groundbreaking American doctors, inventors, and scientists.

January 9, 2020

Keeping that spark. Keeping a New Year’s resolution is a challenge for anyone. Studies show that 80% of people who make...

December 16, 2019

Death isn’t something med students like to think of, but the truth is that it comes with the job.

October 25, 2019

For healthcare professionals across all levels, work is more than a career—it’s a calling. But even turning your...

August 28, 2019

Clinical rotations can be an exciting time for medical students, but they can also be among the most stressful...

October 15, 2018

1. Set aside time to study for a little bit each day This is probably the most important tip on this list. Time...

February 20, 2018

Finding out you’ve failed Step 2 CK is a downer, to say the very least. There’s no easy way to put it. You probably...

February 13, 2018

So you got accepted into medical school. You’re smart and hard-working, of course. Until med school, you always found...

February 8, 2018

So you’ve taken and passed your Step 1 boards. Now what? Not only do you get to start studying for Step 2, say goodbye...

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January 30, 2018

There’s something quite wonderful about getting through a heavy pile of flashcards—it’s almost as if you’ve just...

January 17, 2018

Studying for the USMLE is a lot like getting ready to run a marathon. Not only is pacing essential to build endurance,...

January 12, 2018

Finding the perfect resources that best prepare you for the USMLE Step 2 and 3 can be challenging. There are endless...

January 3, 2018

Mental health in medical school is no joke, and the truth of this becomes all the more apparent once you begin your...

December 14, 2017

Picture this: you just got home from a long day at the hospital, take off your scrubs, microwave some dinner, and...

December 7, 2017

“Test, exam, board, step”—these words tend to make a medical student’s hands get clammy, mouth get dry, heart beat...

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