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

Preventing resident burnout: Mayo Clinic takes unique approach 4/22/2016

A cardiology fellow at the Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education at Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Florida launched a program-wide wellness initiative that helps physicians in training reduce stress and prevent burnout through activities not usually associated with medicine.

Residency training environments primed for transformation 4/22/2016

An initiative to address the evolving needs of patients, trainees and the health care system could soon bring dramatic changes to residents’ clinical learning environments. Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) leadership spoke with AMA Wire about how this initiative will support improvements in training and what it may mean for residents and the future of graduate medical education.

Master the publishing process 4/22/2016

Working toward getting your research published? Physician publishing experts—including 2 editors in chief—offer practical advice, from conceptualizing your research to writing your paper, targeting the best publications and overcoming rejection.

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Apply to win the AMA Healthier Nation Innovation Challenge

Apply to win $50,000 in innovation grants by telling us how to help shape 21st century medicine in one of 3 areas:

  • Making technology work for learning
  • Advancing digital health
  • Evolving digital medicine

The top 5 ideas will be invited to present at the AMA Healthier Nation Innovation Challenge event on June 11.

Submit an innovation: April 14–May 16
Provide feedback & support your favorite ideas: April 14–May 16

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Get Involved

Various leadership roles are now available with the AMA Resident & Fellow Section (AMA-RFS). Open positions for the general council include vice chair, speaker, vice speaker, delegate, alternate delegate and member-at-large. Residents and fellows are also invited to take part in Convention Committees, or apply for a limited number of at-large delegate positions.

Applications for all positions are due April 18.

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Prepare for Practice

Business of Medicine Presentation: Understanding Employment Contracts

Whether you are interviewing, reviewing a contract or accepting an offer, attend this dinner presentation on April 7 and get expert advice on understanding your benefits, resources to help you navigate the employment contract process and more. Seating is limited.

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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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