Physicians are raising awareness of the reproductive toll that work stress, long hours, sleep deprivation and years of training can exact.
Some clues on why health care fails Black Americans can be found in the Flexner Report.
The institutions are expensive, often operated for profit and eager to accept applicants. But graduates have trouble landing residencies and jobs.
An ultra-Orthodox mother navigated strict cultural norms to become one of the few Hasidic female doctors in the country.
In 1959, Marion Hood received a letter that said, “I am sorry I must write you that we are not authorized to consider for admission a member of the Negro race.”
The Ivy League school said it was dismissing allegations that students had looked up online course materials during remote exams.
As coronavirus tore through New York, a group of medical students graduated early to help the hospitals under siege and found courage they didn’t know they had.
The university accused 17 students of cheating on remote exams, raising questions about data mining and sowing mistrust on campus.
The horrors of Covid-19 may give proponents of the liberal arts an unexpected opening.
Medical schools and students alike have had to adapt to remote cadaver dissections and bedside-manner training via video.
Medical schools are producing more graduates, but residency programs haven’t kept up, leaving thousands of young doctors “chronically unmatched” and deep in debt.
Across states and schools, medical students’ access to the coronavirus vaccine has varied widely, creating some confusion and stress.
The magazine’s Ethicist columnist on ending friendships with those who back the president, identifying as L.G.B.T.Q. on medical-school applications — and more.
Common conditions often manifest differently on dark skin. Yet physicians are trained mostly to diagnose them on white skin.
The American Academy of Pediatrics recently joined other prominent medical organizations in confronting its history of discrimination.
Admissions tests for many graduate schools have gone online. But not the MCAT, the exam for aspiring doctors. It must still be taken in person, pandemic or not.