About the AMA Foundation
Learn how to participate in the Foundation’s mission to bring together physicians and communities to improve the nation’s health.
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.
Members Move Medicine: 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.
Members Move Medicine: 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.”
Every doctor you’ve admired has dealt with burnout
Seven high-achieving doctors talk about their experiences with physician burnout. Learn their advice for addressing physician burnout.
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.
Members Move Medicine: “A chance to make a difference every day”
AMA member Shilpen Patel, MD, is a physician leader, patient advocate, medical researcher and new technology developer.
Better training needed to address shortcomings in LGBTQ care
Social and legal barriers are being hurdled, but LGBTQ medical care has room for improvement, expert panelists said at the AMA’s Chicago headquarters.