Residents

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

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

Wikipedia meets medical research? Rise of the online journal club 12/2/2015

Wikipedia-style journal clubs are building collaborative channels for physicians to stay current on the latest research in their fields. Here are five key benefits to look for if you’re planning to join an online journal club.

Stopping burnout a top priority for physicians in training 11/16/2015

As burnout and suicide continue to plague the medical profession at much higher rates than the general population, the physician community took action Monday at the 2015 AMA Interim Meeting. New policy is aimed at ensuring physicians in training have access to potentially life-saving mental health services.

Get published using these 5 writing and research tips 11/15/2015

Publishing papers is more challenging than in previous years—but knowing how to carefully think about your research, even before you write it, can help you pen an effective paper that has a greater chance of seeing print. Gear up for a productive writing process with these five tips from a medical publishing maven who understands your perspective.

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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.

For details, call 1-(800)-262-3211 during the hours of 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. CST, Monday to Friday, or contact us by email.

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

Explore your options

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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