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Medical School Debt

Diagnosing and Curing Our Sick Health System

Allen Frances | Posted 12.10.2014 | Politics
Allen Frances

You couldn't invent a worse healthcare system than the nightmare we have created in the U.S. Our medical costs are almost twice as high per person as they are in most other similar countries but produce only mediocre outcomes.

Med Student Crowdfunds His Tuition, Aims To Help World's Neediest People

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 07.08.2014 | Impact

Forget the big paycheck and impressive social status -- Tim Cheves wants to become a doctor to help others because he knows firsthand how powerless so...

Medical Students Face Growing Residency Shortage and Student Loan Crisis

Steve Rhode | Posted 08.11.2013 | Business
Steve Rhode

Huffington Post Reader Question I am responding to your advice to "Gail, M.D." who went to a foreign medical school, acquired $350K in debt (likely a...

Of Dreams and Debt: Do Big Degrees Still Pay Off?

Bob Hildreth | Posted 04.22.2013 | College
Bob Hildreth

Becoming a doctor, lawyer or business person have long served as paths out of poverty, as well as symbols for many of the American Dream. But now, if a student isn't careful, these once-prestigious careers may be paths into poverty or heavy student debt. What has gone so wrong?

10 Medical Schools That Leave You VERY Deep In Debt

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 05.24.2012 | College

Is $229,132 in student debt worth it? This is the question students must answer when they contemplate attending West Virginia School of Osteopathic...