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.

Siobhan M. Wescott, MD


Members Move Medicine: A mentor to Native American med students

AMA member Siobhan M. Wescott, MD, is working tirelessly to raise the chronically low number of American-Indian students entering medical school.

Mildred M.G. Olivier, MD


Members Move Medicine: Reducing disparities in the profession

AMA member Mildred Olivier, MD, was inspired by her Haitian-born parents to join the field of medicine and remains involved in global health.

Physician Diversity

To make a difference for women in medicine, address implicit bias

Patrice A. Harris, MD, MA, president-elect of the AMA addresses the need to look on many fronts at implicit bias against women in medicine.

Resident with arms crossed holding stethoscope

Resident & Student Health

Learn about 2 big risk factors for medical resident burnout

Research finds nearly half of residents report at least one physician burnout symptom. Find out who’s likelier to experience medical resident burnout and why.

Six honorees for Women in Medicine event

Medical School Diversity

6 women awarded for research on gender bias in medical training

Two research projects will explore timely issues related to women in medicine—gender bias in medical student evaluations and why women leave medicine during training years.

Nara Tashjian, a fourth-year medical student and MBA candidate


Members Move Medicine: A full schedule of learning and activism

AMA member Nara Tashjian will graduate with a medical degree, an MBA, and experience as an advocate, free-clinic director and medical missionary.

Dr. Frank Clark. Clark oversees the AMA Minority Affairs Section Governing Council.


Members Move Medicine: Family tragedy sparks passion for medicine

AMA member Frank Alexander Clark, MD, saw firsthand the devastating impact of illness in his family. That pushed him to seek a medical career despite the hurdles.

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