Find hands-on, practical information to help you navigate the important milestones during residency and training.

Residency Programs

AMA Residency & Fellowship Database™

Research over 10,000 accredited graduate medical education training programs using FREIDA Online®, the AMA 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

Three teams tapped to create a healthier nation 6/13/2016

Three health care technology solutions are 1 step closer to wider availability following the AMA Healthier Nation Innovation Challenge. The top choice: a smartphone app that already is saving lives and bridging communication gaps in health care.

The one thing most young physicians put off—but shouldn't 6/7/2016

A recent report found that young physicians are unprepared in key ways for accidents and illnesses that could leave them disabled or worse.

Making residency more family friendly 6/1/2016

With pregnancy and parenthood common during training, 2 recent studies examined the challenges residents encounter when becoming parents. Find out what the study discovered about childcare, breastfeeding and parental leave policies.

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Meet the AMA Healthier Nation Innovation Challenge Winners

Congratulations to the 3 winners of the 1st-ever AMA Healthier Nation Innovation Challenge! Selected from more than 100 submissions, each team receives a share of $50,000 in prizes, as well as access to the AMA’s network of accelerator and entrepreneurship partners.

As part of the AMA's ongoing effort to drive physician-led innovation, the challenge asked physicians, residents and medical students across the country to share their innovative solutions for improving the health of the nation.


Get Involved

Residents and fellows are invited to become a leader by joining one of the 8 Standing Committees. Applications are now being accepted. For additional information, please contact


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

Who Should Be Screened for Lung Cancer?

Clinical practice guidelines do not encourage a patient-centered approach to screening for lung cancer. This study suggests that a greater number of lung cancer deaths could be prevented by using a risk-based model for screening.

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