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Residency Programs

Residency & Fellowship Database

Research the nearly 10,000 accredited graduate medical education training programs using FREIDA Online®, the AMA’s residency and fellowship database. Learn about programs and institutions nationwide to find the program that’s right for you.

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Health Care News

6 key aspects residents need for well-being 1/20/2016

According to a new expert-authored solution for preventing burnout, tools to develop personal well-being should be an essential part of residency programs. Learn the six key aspects for resident and fellow well-being and some of the tools programs should provide to help their trainees thrive.

3 things residents want to recover post-call 1/6/2016

Duty hour literature often focuses on residents’ need for sleep in recovering after lengthy shifts, but are there other methods of recovery that are also valuable to residents? A recent study on residents’ activities post-call identified two processes in addition to sleep for how residents want to recover. Find out what they are.

5 medical publishing pitfalls residents often overlook 12/16/2016

If you’re hoping to get published in the coming year, take time to learn common mistakes residents make in the publishing process to ensure your plan is a success. Avoid these five missteps when writing or submitting research to journals.

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Tell the AMA about your experiences and challenges as a resident. Participate in a live AMA research interview to share your story.

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Get Involved

Find leadership opportunities through the AMA Resident Fellow Section. Available positions include: a resident position on AMPAC, ACGME Board, Surgical Caucus Executive Committee, AMA Council on Legislation, AMA Council on Long Range Planning and Development, and an internship with the FDA.

Applications are due by Feb. 1, 2016.

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Prepare for Practice

Understand Employment Agreements and Hospital Bylaws

Learn how to understand your employment contracts when hiring physicians for your practice or when finding employment with a group practice, hospital or other employment setting.

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Navigating the Transition from Residency to Practice

Find practical tips and tricks to handle the transition from residency to practice. Get strategies on handling financial concerns, balancing stress, preparing your CV and assessing practice options.

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Financial Management

Managing Medical Student Loans

More than 70% of physicians under 40 are dealing with student loan debt. Learn about options for repayment

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Refinancing Student Loans

Discover the benefits of refinancing your student loans. Learn how to get the best refinancing offer, findpersonalized offers and use a simple application process to apply.

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Discounts for Your Personal and Professional Life

Find savings on the things you need during your journey from residency to practice. Save money on car rental, travel and study aids, or find help to organize your personal and professional finances.

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Research & Publications

Treating High Blood Pressure in Patients With Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Obstructive sleep apnea is associated with higher levels of blood pressure, which can lead to greater cardiovascular risk. This study looks at the effects of sleep apnea treatments to control blood pressure.

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