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Our COVID-19 Policies

As a company, we believe equal access to medical education and healthcare are of great importance. The safety of our visitors, precepting physicians, and their patients is something we hold in high regard. In an effort to keep all parties safe, we updated our policy regarding clinical experiences.

We are waiving all change fees on new and existing reservations as a result of COVID-19-related program site cancellations, travel restrictions, or university restrictions.

We will update our policy as the situation develops. 

To view our full COVID-19 policy, click on the link below. We will continue to update our policies as necessary.

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AMO In the News

Forbes Final

The American Immigration Council finds that “foreign-trained doctors make up slightly more than 25% of all physicians in the US, playing an important role in the healthcare system, particularly in filling medical shortfalls in disadvantaged communities.”

AMO works with US medical schools to provide research and clinical experience to international medical students to prepare them for this role and recognizes the importance of immigrants in healthcare.

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AMO on Builtin Chicago

In a world where lockdowns and shelter-in-place orders restrict physical movement, digital technology is filling the void to keep households connected, supplied, entertained and informed. 

Amid the increased demand for digital products and services — and the logistical challenges associated with a massive work-from-home transition — many Chicago tech companies have not forgotten those who are struggling right now. #UnitedWeTech.

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AMO on The American Bazaar

With the U.S. continuing to be one of the worst coronavirus affected countries in the world, there is an increased need for medical professionals to join the fight against COVID-19. Yet, about 65,000 unlicensed medical graduates from international schools are not allowed to join in efforts to contain the spreading pandemic.

Keeping this in mind, AMO started a petition to allow IMGs (international medical graduates) to assist U.S. hospitals in any capacity. 

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On Our Blog

COVID-19’s Impact On Education Around the Globe

Posted: January 21, 2021

Filling COVID-19-Related Gaps in Medical Experience

Posted: January 5, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccines and At Home Testing Reach the U.S.

Posted: December 15, 2021

Coming Soon To a Hospital Near You: COVID-19 Vaccines

Posted: November 24, 2020

Can You Gain Immunity Against COVID-19?

Posted: May 6, 2020

Celebrating World Hygiene Day During COVID-19

Posted: May 4, 2020

Connecting Wet Markets, Animal Trafficking, and COVID-19

Posted: April 30, 2020

How AMO is Giving Back During COVID-19

Posted: April 21, 2020

COVID-19's Effect on the 2021 Main Residency Match

Posted: May 7, 2020

COVID-19 Specialty Profile: Critical Care

Posted: April 20, 2020

Social Distancing is Going to Last How Long?

Posted: April, 16, 2020

Wearing Face Masks in the Time of COVID-19

Posted: April 8, 2020

COVID-19: Giving Back to the Community

Posted: April 6, 2020

The Case for Clinical Experience Amid COVID-19

Posted: March 31, 2020

U.S. COVID-19 Cases Demand All Hands On Deck

Posted: March 26, 2020

COVID-19: Common Mental Stressors and Solutions

Posted: March 24, 2020

A Letter From the CEO of AMOpportunities Regarding COVID-19

Posted: March 19, 2020

COVID-19 Specialty Profile: Emergency Medicine

Posted: March 18, 2020

Want to Avoid Spreading COVID-19? Wash Your Hands

Posted: March 17, 2020

Social Distancing: All Your Questions, Answered

Posted: March 16, 2020

COVID-19 Specialty Profile: Infectious Disease

Posted: March 16, 2020

Could COVID-19 Change the Future of Healthcare?

Posted: March 10, 2020

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