New Medical College Admissions Test in the works
- Med school applicants' decline seen ending. // AHA News;11/4/2002, Vol. 38 Issue 43, p2
Reports on the projected increase in medical school applications in the U.S. by the Association of American Medical Colleges in 2003. Number of examinations administered by the Medical College Admission Test program in 2002; Decline in the number of applicants in 2002.
- MCAT revisions finalized. Monette, Michael; Hemond, Chris // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;6/12/2012, Vol. 184 Issue 9, pE473
The article focuses on Medical College Admission Test, a computer-based standardized examination for prospective medical students in the U.S and Canada. The Association of American Medical Colleges recently approved final revisions to the exam which makes it a 6.5 hour exam rather than the...
- AAMC Launches New Campaign To Increase Medical School Diversity. Hayes, Dianne // Diverse: Issues in Higher Education;12/14/2006, Vol. 23 Issue 22, p11
The article reports that the Association of American Medical Colleges has launched a new marketing campaign to encourage an untapped pool of minority undergraduate biology majors to consider a career in medicine. The association, has launched a Web site, www.AspiringDocs.org, which offers...
- Wanted: Well-Rounded Physicians. Lynn Sorrel, Amy // Texas Medicine;Oct2015, Vol. 111 Issue 10, p2
The article focuses on the revised Medical College Admission Test (MCAT) in the U.S. Topics discussed include the aim to gauge cultural competency among students by testing self-identity, social stratification, and multiculturalism, the Association of American Medical Colleges' (AAMC) revision...
- A Check-Up on Women in U.S. Medical Education. // Women in Academia Report;3/5/2013, p8
The article offers information on an Association of American Medical Colleges report that reveals the percentage of women that applied to U.S. medical schools in 2011.
- There Is a Small Gender Gap in Entering Students at U.S. Medical Schools. // Women in Academia Report;11/5/2013, p3
The article reports on the new data from the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) showing small gender gap among entering students at American medical schools in 2013.
- AAMC expects 30% increase in medical school enrollment by 2016. // Medical Economics;6/10/2012, Vol. 89 Issue 11, p20
The article informs that a new study by the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) has found that U.S. medical schools are on their way to achieve the 30% enrollment increase of primary care physicians (PCPs) and specialty physicians needed to care for the aging Baby Boomer generation...
- More Doctors on the Way. // Futurist;Sep/Oct2012, Vol. 46 Issue 5, p4
The article discusses a report from the Association of American Medical Colleges that states U.S. medical school enrollment will increase 30% by 2016.
- Scientific Thinking, Integrative Reasoning Skills, and the New MCAT. Schneider, Carol Geary // Peer Review;Fall2012, Vol. 14 Issue 4, p4
The article offers information on the changes made in the design of the Medical College Admission Test (MCAT). It discusses the changes that were introduced in the MCAT at the annual meeting of Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) that was held in November, 2011 which includes...