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International Medical Schools Whose IMGs Enter U.S for Residency

2020-05-15T14:33:35-04:00

International medical graduates (IMGs) play an essential role in the US health care system and comprise about 25% of physicians in practice. All IMGs go through the US medical licensing examination and verifying of credentials to receive certification from the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG) to become eligible to enter the practice in the United States. In 2020, according to the National Residency Matching Program (NRMP), of the number of U.S. citizen international medical school students and graduates (IMGs), 61% percent matched to PGY-1 positions, representing the highest match rate since 1991. Of the non-U.S. citizen IMGs, 61.1% matched to first-year positions in [...]

International Medical Schools Whose IMGs Enter U.S for Residency2020-05-15T14:33:35-04:00

Reasons to Study Medicine Abroad in Europe

2020-04-23T20:56:14-04:00

Thousands of international students consider studying medicine abroad in Europe in English for a variety of reasons every year. Here are some of the top reasons why: Low Tuition fees International students who are interested in studying medicine in Europe can take advantage of enrolling in medical programs that have lower tuition fees than the United States or the U.K. The average annual tuition for attending medical school in the United States is roughly $60,000 a year. In many European countries, attending medical school is only a fraction of that cost, even for international students. Instruction of the medical program is [...]

Reasons to Study Medicine Abroad in Europe2020-04-23T20:56:14-04:00

Some IMGs May or May Not Be Able to Practice in the USA after 2023

2020-04-20T12:20:31-04:00

Students enrolling in an international medical school who want to ultimately practice in the U.S.A may be affected as they graduate in 2023 and beyond. The Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG) declared that effective in 2023, physicians applying for ECFMG Certification will be required to graduate from a medical school that has been appropriately accredited. In order to do this, accreditation agencies must go through a formal process of recognition that uses criteria comparable to globally accepted criteria. This does not mean that individual medical schools need to be accredited through this process, but the national accreditation agency or [...]

Some IMGs May or May Not Be Able to Practice in the USA after 20232020-04-20T12:20:31-04:00

Medical Students During the COVID-19 Pandemic

2020-04-16T20:38:36-04:00

The COVID-19 pandemic has permeated throughout the world quickly and especially placed health professionals, doctors, nurses, and essential workers on the front line. Medical students are impacted by this pandemic in a variety of ways and many of them are facing disruptions in their education. As each country slips into national emergencies, medical schools are closing their campuses, and shifting their courses virtually. Other medical students are joining their local health workforce to help fight the pandemic.  Faced with shortage of personal protection equipment (PPE), medical students are also endangering themselves by assisting front-line responders. The AMA (American Medical Association) in [...]

Medical Students During the COVID-19 Pandemic2020-04-16T20:38:36-04:00

What is the International Medical Admissions Test (IMAT)?

2020-04-16T12:38:56-04:00

The International Medical Admissions Test or IMAT is an exam for enrolling into select medical schools or faculties of medicine mainly in Italy.  Cambridge Assessment Admissions Testing is working in tandem with Italian Ministry of University and Research (MUIR) on administering this exam. The IMAT is a subject-specific test in English for students want to enroll in medicine and surgery and dentistry courses. These courses are taught in English, with placements available to international students. How much is the IMAT exam? As of 2016, The registration fee is €120 (£105 or $164). However, the fees for 2020 have not been published yet. [...]

What is the International Medical Admissions Test (IMAT)?2020-04-16T12:38:56-04:00

UChicago receives $3.4M NIH grant to develop brain-controlled prosthetic limbs

2018-10-23T07:00:00-04:00

Washington – To foster development, production, and marketing of next-generation medical devices designed to meet growing pediatric needs, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) awarded $5 million to the National Capital Consortium for Pediatric Device Innovation (NCC-PDI), led by Children’s National Health System and University of Maryland, College Park.New Consortium members include BioHealth Innovation Inc., a Maryland-based innovation intermediary that supports the transformation of research projects into new business opportunities, and MedTech Innovator, a California-based virtual startup accelerator that matches healthcare industry leaders with early-stage and emerging growth medtech companies for mentorship and support. NCC-PDI’s affiliated members include industry leaders such as Smithwise, Epidarex, [...]

UChicago receives $3.4M NIH grant to develop brain-controlled prosthetic limbs2018-10-23T07:00:00-04:00

Development, production of medical devices designed just for kids

2018-10-22T07:00:00-04:00

Washington – To foster development, production, and marketing of next-generation medical devices designed to meet growing pediatric needs, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) awarded $5 million to the National Capital Consortium for Pediatric Device Innovation (NCC-PDI), led by Children’s National Health System and University of Maryland, College Park.New Consortium members include BioHealth Innovation Inc., a Maryland-based innovation intermediary that supports the transformation of research projects into new business opportunities, and MedTech Innovator, a California-based virtual startup accelerator that matches healthcare industry leaders with early-stage and emerging growth medtech companies for mentorship and support. NCC-PDI’s affiliated members include industry leaders such as Smithwise, Epidarex, [...]

Development, production of medical devices designed just for kids2018-10-22T07:00:00-04:00

FibriCheck’s FDA OK for digital heart rhythm monitor

2018-10-20T07:00:00-04:00

In this second report from SmarTech Publishing on the ceramics 3D printing market, “Ceramics Additive Manufacturing Markets 2017-2028,” readers will learn about the most up to date market data and analysis of market trends at the professional and industrial level. The report breaks down the ceramic 3D printing opportunity across numerous user industries as well as different additive manufacturing (AM) technologies, materials and material supports, part types, and geographical market regions.The report provides updated information on all major players and movers in the ceramic AM market, including Lithoz, 3D Ceram Sinto, Admatec, Prodways, Tethon 3D, 3D Systems, Kwambio, voxeljet, ExOne, HP, [...]

FibriCheck’s FDA OK for digital heart rhythm monitor2018-10-20T07:00:00-04:00

Manufacturing industry news, updates

2018-10-19T07:00:00-04:00

In this second report from SmarTech Publishing on the ceramics 3D printing market, “Ceramics Additive Manufacturing Markets 2017-2028,” readers will learn about the most up to date market data and analysis of market trends at the professional and industrial level. The report breaks down the ceramic 3D printing opportunity across numerous user industries as well as different additive manufacturing (AM) technologies, materials and material supports, part types, and geographical market regions.The report provides updated information on all major players and movers in the ceramic AM market, including Lithoz, 3D Ceram Sinto, Admatec, Prodways, Tethon 3D, 3D Systems, Kwambio, voxeljet, ExOne, HP, [...]

Manufacturing industry news, updates2018-10-19T07:00:00-04:00

ADMT’s manufacturing, design milestone

2018-10-18T07:00:00-04:00

In this second report from SmarTech Publishing on the ceramics 3D printing market, “Ceramics Additive Manufacturing Markets 2017-2028,” readers will learn about the most up to date market data and analysis of market trends at the professional and industrial level. The report breaks down the ceramic 3D printing opportunity across numerous user industries as well as different additive manufacturing (AM) technologies, materials and material supports, part types, and geographical market regions.The report provides updated information on all major players and movers in the ceramic AM market, including Lithoz, 3D Ceram Sinto, Admatec, Prodways, Tethon 3D, 3D Systems, Kwambio, voxeljet, ExOne, HP, [...]

ADMT’s manufacturing, design milestone2018-10-18T07:00:00-04:00

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