Category: News & Events

3 Factors To Consider When Choosing A Pre-Med Program


When you are choosing your pre-med program, it is best to consider the different ways it will help you reach your ultimate goal of a PhD. pre-med programs are designed to help you build the skills and experience required to succeed in a medical degree program. Choosing the right pre-med program can make every stage of your medical journey easier: from admissions to residency. Read more

Attend the HMI Information Session – California – April 16-18 2018


Are you interested in attending medical school? Then join us! We’re hosting three different information sessions for Fall 2018 and Spring 2019 admissions. Our first session will be held on Monday, April 16, from 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the UCLA Career Center (third floor, Room B). Our sessions are for high school and college graduates and will focus on highlighting our program offerings in bot
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Medical University of Lublin Student Becomes International Regional 2 Director of American Medical Student Association


Carlos Quinonez, third year medical student at the Medical University of Lublin, will begin serving his term as International Regional 2 Director of the American Medical Student Association (AMSA) on May 1, 2016. Quinonez was elected for the position during the AMSA National Convention, which took place this year in Washington D.C. The position of Regional Director is one of the most vital in N
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On February 9th 2015, Resident of the Year at Grady Memorial Hospital visits the University of Lublin


HMI is pleased to provide University of Lublin students with the opportunity to attend a lecture by Dr. Rohan Mankikar, a well-respected HMI alumnus. Dr. Mankikar has received multiple awards including Resident of the Year at Morehouse School Of Medicine/Grady Memorial Hospital in Atlanta, GA where he serves as chief resident. In June of 2014, Dr. Mankikar was awarded the Arnold P. Gold Humanism H
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Annual Graduation Ceremony on May 10, 2014


Hope Medical Institute’s Annual Graduation Ceremony will be held this year on May 10, 2014 at the beautiful Renaissance Hotel in Portsmouth, Virginia overlooking the Chesapeake Bay. Graduates and guests should RSVP by calling the HMI office at 757-873-3333. Many distinguished guest and speakers will be in attendance. Read more

Solving the Shortage in Primary Care Physicians


By CATHERINE RAMPELL New York Times Published: December 14, 2013 Again and again, we hear that the country has too few doctors, particularly for primary care. And Obamacare is supposed to make the shortage much worse in the coming years as more Americans become insured and try to shoehorn themselves into already crowded medical offices. But why, exactly, are doctors in such short supply?
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Where Have All the Primary Care Doctors Gone?


More and more, my family and friends are asking for my help in finding a primary care doctor. That they would be having trouble finding one doesn’t surprise me. We’ve all been reading warnings about an impending doctor shortage for several years now. What is alarming to me is that there are no sure-fire solutions in place that will bail us all out in time. Read more

Change in minimum passing requirements for USMLE Step 1


This announcement describes a change in the Step 1 examination minimum passing score that will affect examinees testing on or after January 1, 2014.

As stated in the USMLE Bulletin of Information and as explained in a previous posting to the USMLE website, the minimum passing score for each USMLE Step examination is reviewed periodically and may be a
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Chair of MNS Department Delivers Commencement Address at Hope Medical


Buffalo, New York – June 5, 2013 – Dr. Marion Olivieri, professor and Chair of the Department of Math and Natural Sciences, was one of two feature speakers at the Hope Medical Institute and their affiliated medical universities graduation ceremony in Newport News, Virginia on June 1. The other speaker was U.S. Congresswoman Virginia Foxx of North Carolina. Hope Medical Institute in an inter
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Dr. Niket Sonpal, Graduate of Hope Medical Institute hosts “Chief’s Weekly” at Kaplan


Dr. Sonpal is the 2013-2014 Chief Resident at Lenox Hill Hospital – Northshore LIJ Health System and the co-author for the bestselling Master the Boards: USMLE Step 2 CK and Master the Boards: Internal Medicine. He's written over 75 scientific publications and co-authored Kaplan Medical's newly developed Step 2 High Yield course. He has spoken and presented at over 14 national
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