What is Telehealth

Telehealth, also referred to as telemedicine, is defined by the American Medical Association as a digital health solution that connects a patient and clinician through real-time audio and video technology. Telehealth has two components: 

  • Available Real-Time 
    • Real-time, audio-video communication 
    • Real-time, audio and telephone communications 
    • Connects physicians and patients in different locations 
  • Accessible Any time 
    • Store-and-forward technologies 
    • Remote patient-monitoring (e.g. blood pressure monitors) 
    • Online digital visits and brief check-in services 

Online Telehealth Clinical Experiences

AMOpportunities Brings U.S. Clinical Experiences to You

With the rapid growth of telehealth, medical education providers are racing to ensure the next generation of healthcare providers have the tools they need to offer telehealth services. Medical trainees who participate in online telehealth clinical experiences are part of a multifaceted experience which includes: 

  • Physician supervision throughout the experience, which includes orientation to telehealth and introductions to patients during each consultation, exam, and other medical appointments
  • Real-time virtual doctor-patient consultations
  • Interaction with precepting physician, giving you an opportunity to have your questions answered 
  • Evaluation of your performance and feedback with what you are doing well and how you can improve
  • Valuable experiences with precepting physician and other medical students  

In addition to expanding patient care knowledge, visitors will learn how to address common technology issues and challenges that can arise in telehealth. 

Flexible Virtual Rotations

Real-World Experiences with Flexible Scheduling 

Looking to participate in a clinical experience but too busy with medical school, family responsibilities, or your medical career? There’s a solution! AMO’s Flexible Virtual Rotations allow you to participate in an AMO program remotely, on your own schedule and at your own pace. 

During an online telehealth clinical experience with AMO, participants will live-stream with their precepting physicians, assisting with patient exams, appointments, and consultations. With the flexible format, your hours are based on your schedule, giving you the opportunity to create the experience that works best for you.

Here are some benefits to virtual rotations: 

SAVE MONEY
A remote clinical experience means you don't have to worry about travel expenses and the cost of living in the U.S. for four+ weeks (e.g. housing, transportation, health insurance, food, and fun). With a virtual rotation, you will save on all travel expenses. The only item you need to pay for is the clinical experience, which can be as little as $1,999 for four weeks. 

EARN AN LOR
Upon completion of your virtual rotation, you are eligible to receive a merit-based letter of recommendation from your precepting physician. This letter can be used to apply for residency or jobs in the future! 

ADD TO YOUR CV
Stand out from other medical graduates and professionals. A virtual rotation will give you the online patient interaction and the skills you need to be successful in this new field of medicine. 

BOOK NOW
Spots for our clinical experiences go fast—hundreds apply every week. Our solution? A Book Now feature which allows you to reserve your virtual rotation seat as soon as you are accepted! Our AMO Advisors are here to help you with any questions or concerns you have. If you have questions feel free to email advisors@amopportunities.org.

STAY SAFE
Expand your medical knowledge from the comfort of your home! In doing so, you can avoid the stressful process of obtaining a visa and ensure that you are not exposing yourself or your loved ones to COVID-19.

How to Apply

We Make Applying Easy and FREE!

Through our partnerships with U.S. hospitals, clinics, and universities, you receive priority when it comes to reserving an online telehealth clinical experience. Secure your spot with a top medical institution or leading healthcare provider today! 

Take these steps to apply: 

  1. Create an account at https://app.amopportunities.org/signup
  2. Search online telehealth clinical experiences
  3. Submit your free application
  4. Once you are accepted, reserve your spot! 

Preparing for Your Experience

Here are a few things to consider when it comes to preparing for your online telehealth experience:

  • Check for differences in time zones. 
  • Ensure your internet connection is strong. 
  • Be proactive. Keep in touch with your AMO Coach after reserving your experience. They can answer questions you have. 
What is Telehealth

You probably video chat or FaceTime your friends and family but, what about your healthcare provider? The adoption of telehealth in healthcare systems around the globe is making this an increasingly common occurrence—especially during our current global pandemic. In the following post, we outline what telehealth entails, its vast benefits, and its place in the future!

Online Telehealth Clinical Experiences

Remote learning is becoming increasingly prevalent. And why shouldn’t it be? It is a cost-effective and convenient way to expand your knowledge. Because of this, we are extending our clinical experience services to offer online telehealth clinical experiences. Securing the documents needed to apply for residency in the U.S. has never been so easy!

Could COVID-19 Transform Healthcare?

Since the virus’s inception, COVID-19 continues to spread. At present, more than 100 countries have lab-confirmed cases of the infection, despite efforts to contain its spread. In this post, we outline the effect of COVID-19 on healthcare providers and how healthcare may change because of it.

Online Telehealth FAQs

If you are considering booking one of our online telehealth clinical experiences, you probably have questions. Online clinical experiences are as much of a new frontier for medical education as telehealth is for the healthcare industry.

Medical Terminology vs Plain English

The medical field requires professionals to be book smart, innovative, receptive, and skilled. It also requires these individuals to have an expansive vocabulary. Medical terminology is essential in both standardizing care and when communicating with other healthcare professionals. It is important to realize, nevertheless, that medical terminology, like all things, has its place. 

For me I consider myself as the fortunate one whose clinical rotation was not affected by Covid. Everything was coordinated so well. I got appropriate clinical exposure as I could learn about many cases of infertility and about procedures like egg retrievals, embryo transfers, Hysteroscopies, saline infusion sonographies and could clear my doubts as well. In addition, telehealth medicine helped me understand and simultaneously gave me time to read, ask questions and learn about it in the best way.
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Shradda from India OBGYN in Chicago, IL

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