AMA Foundation launches new plan to address LGBTQ health disparities
John D. Evans to chair AMA Foundation Commission for National LGBTQ Fellowship Program.
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.
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.
Grants will help residents displaced by record hospital closure
Nearly 600 residents and fellows were sent scrambling for new positions after a 500-bed Philadelphia hospital closed. Donations from the AMA and others will help pay relocation costs.
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.
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