Medical student research

Medical student research

Research resources and programs that advance your work and bolster your CV

Give your CV a major boost by doing research before applying for residency. Take advantage of our resources and programs that bring you from the basics all the way to our AMA Research Challenge—compete for a $10,000 prize!

Member-exclusive resources to help you succeed in med school

Research tips for medical students

Editor-in-chief of JAMA and the JAMA Network, Kirsten Bibbins-Domingo, MD, PhD, shares advice on finding research opportunities and how to best showcase your work.

Supporting you today. Protecting your future.

While you’re in medical school, the AMA is fighting to protect your investment in years of medical education and training. We represent the profession with a unified voice to:

  • Reduce administrative burden and excessive prior authorization
  • Reform Medicare payment and ensure proper reimbursement
  • Support physician well-being and fight burnout
  • Prevent scope of practice expansions and ensure physicians remain leader of the health care team


Explore the benefits of AMA membership

In addition to our medical student resources, the AMA offers members a wide range of great benefits, discounts and opportunities.