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Program Director Resources for FREIDA Online®

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Using FREIDA Online®, the AMA Residency & Fellowship Database®, residency and fellowship program directors and coordinators can view and update program information, view a sample of an expanded program listing, post an open position or stay current on changes in medical education and issues of general medical interest.

Your Username and Password

Username: ACGME 10-digit program identifier
Password: assigned to you by the AMA

For ANY uncertainty about your username and password, contact us at [email protected]. A personal AMA web account login will not allow access to modify basic program information.

View Your Listing

Log in with your username (ACGME 10-digit program identifier) and password (assigned to you by the AMA). Visit the FREIDA Online Search page, and enter your program’s ACGME 10-digit program identifier in the search box.

Modify Your Listing

The information on FREIDA Online comes primarily from the Program Survey. Modify basic program information by logging in and following the links. (Do not create an account.) Basic information includes the names of the program director and contact person, contact information and whether the program is accepting applications. Submitted information will be reviewed before the change appears.

Modify expanded program information by emailing Include your ACGME 10-digit program ID.

Can’t Find Your Listing?

If your program was newly accredited by the ACGME within the past few months, email [email protected] with your 10-digit program ID number and contact information.

View Expanded Listing Sample

Download an Expanded Program Listing Sample (PDF) or contact [email protected] for more information on how to expand your program’s listing.

The National GME Census

The American Medical Association (AMA) and the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) jointly conduct the National GME Census. The primary data collection mechanism for the census is through the AAMC's GME Track, a secure web-based application that, among other services, includes the Program Survey and Resident Survey modules. The information on FREIDA Online comes primarily from the Program Survey.

In May 2015, GME program directors and institutional sponsors received an email with details and dates of the National GME Census. The Program Survey portion became available for update on May 20, 2015. Programs that completed and approved their Program Survey on or before July 10 had their program information uploaded to FREIDA Online in August. A second FREIDA Online update occurred in October for those who completed their survey by Sept. 30. A final upload for the 2016 version of FREIDA Online took place in February 2016. Programs can make edits to their program information throughout the year.

For questions about GME Track, phone (202) 862-6171 or email [email protected]. For questions regarding the National GME Census, call the Census Support Hotline at (800) 866-6793, or email [email protected].

Post an Open Position

The AMA Resident and Fellow Section maintains a list of vacant positions, which could include unfilled positions after "The Match" or positions that become vacant throughout the year. These positions are separate from those listed in FREIDA Online. Post an open residency or fellowship position.  

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