Vijaya Appareddy, MD: From assisting her father to helping patients
AMA member Vijaya Appareddy, MD, was first introduced to medicine by watching her father, a plastic surgeon, treat his patients.
Medical School Life
Medical student leadership opportunities
Take on leadership opportunities at the local, state or national levels to represent medical students and address their concerns.
Sabesan Karuppiah, MD, MPH: Helping as many people as he can
AMA member and IMG Saby Karuppiah, MD, MPH, became a doctor to help people because his mother struggled with lack of health care during her childhood.
Grants to fund research on women’s advancement in medicine
Separate projects explore gender differences in in orthopedic surgery and women physicians’ experiences during critical career transitions.
Resident & Student Health
Student SOS: 6 ways to avoid “distress” in medical school
Studies show nearly 50 percent of medical students experience burnout. Take time to learn the key signs of “student distress,” so you can boost well-being during medical school.
Hunter Pattison, MD: An advocate for local, national peers
AMA member Hunter Pattison, MD, is an emergency medicine resident who sees the impact of organized medicine at the local, national and specialty levels.
Tamaan K. Osbourne-Roberts, MD: Treating patients, shaping policy
AMA member and family physician Tamaan K. Osbourne-Roberts, MD, sees policymaking an extension of Hippocratic Oath’s call to apply “all measures which are required.”
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