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Petition to Remove Barriers for IMGs to Help Fight COVID-19 in Illinois

Please sign the petition!As the current COVID-19 pandemic reaches 1.4 million cases in the United States (U.S.) and 76,000 in the state of Illinois, the growing pandemic is placing enormous strain on Illinois’ health care safety net. International Medical Graduates (IMGs), who make more than one-quarter of all resident physicians, already play a vital part […]

The Doctor Will See You Now … Online

“As health care systems across the country focus on fighting the coronavirus pandemic, many have halted nonessential and non-emergency services. But plenty of people still need medical care for other reasons. What should you do if you need a doctor right now?For some, the answer lies in telemedicine. CNN Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta speaks […]

USMLE Transitions Step 2CS to Telemedicine

“Prior to COVID-19, the USMLE program was in the very early stages of exploring alternate formats and methods of delivery of the exam, as part of overall efforts to enhance the USMLE. As a result of COVID-19, these plans have been accelerated and are focused on a testing solution that employs a telehealth model, where […]

MEDICAL SPANISH CLASSES STARTING MAY 4th

¡Hola! Chicago Clerkships is offering live, low-cost, online small-group classes for those who wish to learn the basics of medical Spanish. Spanish language skills have become increasingly necessary for healthcare providers in the United States. For roughly 53 million people residing in the US, Spanish is their native language or they are bilingual (raised speaking […]

NEW: Live, online medical Spanish classes

Spanish has become increasingly necessary for healthcare providers in the United States. For roughly 53 million people residing in the US, Spanish is their native language or they are bilingual. Chicago Clerkships is offering live low-cost online small group classes for those who wish to learn the basics of medical Spanish. Classes begin on May […]

Telemedicine is the future! US clinical experience online, with hospital LOR.

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Chicago Clerkships is offering telemedicine rotations in pediatrics, internal medicine, neurology, family medicine, psychiatry and ob/gyn.  These rotations provide you with the following experience: Two sessions per week, 3-5 patients encounters per session, for four weeks. Opportunity to take the medical history and direct the nurse or medical assistant […]

COVID-19 Update

As of Sunday, March 15, 2020, Illinois had 64 confirmed cases of COVID-19, 449 have tested negative, and 195 tests are pending result.  No fatalities from the virus have been documented in Illinois. The fatalities are generally in the elderly and immuno-compromised, and usually when they do not get proper care (such as those on […]

Corona Virus?

Our hospital and outpatient sites continue to receive medical students and externs. If you have been bumped from a rotation due to the corona virus, contact us!

U of Washington’s sub-internship positions for international medical graduates–worth sharing again!

Each year the Department of Surgery at the University of Washington offers 4 visiting sub-internship positions to international medical graduates who are interested in pursuing a preliminary position in our residency program. Hospital surgery rotations are difficult for IMGs to secure, so we think this is worth sharing again.

Mayo Clinic Study: Telemedicine, eConsults, and Other Remote ID Clinical Services Make So Much Sense — Why Isn’t Everyone Doing it?

The ID group at Mayo Clinic just published a small but important study on the use of remote ID telemedicine consults for hospitals that have no ID services on-site. Comparing 100 cases who had “eConsults” with 300 historic controls, the investigators found that the cases with ID eConsults had a substantially better clinical outcome — […]

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