Residents

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

The physician's essential art of balancing emotion and logic 7/12/2016

Physicians have to toggle between the emotional and rational parts of their minds to be effective in both establishing a therapeutic relationship and logically determining the best course of treatment. But, how do you find the appropriate balance?

Resident burnout: Unearthing the bigger picture 7/6/2016

To fortify our understanding of burnout among residents, we have to widen the list of themes we consider, a leading scholar told a gathering of physicians from across the medical continuum. Learn what guidance he had to offer.

Ink on the page: Get your quality improvement project published 6/22/2016

Medical journals welcome quality improvement research from trainees, but those papers are often faulted for inconsistent approaches and formats. Get inside insights on how to construct your paper to get your research published and enhance your CV.

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Get Involved

Showcase your research at the 14th annual AMA Research Symposium

Residents and fellows, enter your research in one of three categories:

  • Clinical vignette
  • Clinical medicine
  • Improving health outcomes(cardiovascular disease, diabetes)

All abstracts must be submitted online by Aug. 17 for consideration.

 

SUBMIT ABSTRACT

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.

Understand employment contracts

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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