The AMA is your powerful ally during residency training and throughout the journey to medical practice. Discover expert advice about navigating the fast-paced demands of training, getting scientific research published, maintaining health and well-being and handling medical school student loan debt. As you continue on the path to becoming a young physician, the AMA has guidance and resources for deciding where to practice, negotiating an employment contract, managing work-life balance and other essential tips about starting in practice.
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Creating a standout CV
Learn how to write a physician curriculum vitae to emphasize the most important professional accomplishments.
Choosing a practice setting
This list of pros and cons of each practice setting helps residents and fellows decide what arrangement may fit best.
Evaluating a prospective employer
When reviewing an employment offer, consider these issues that go beyond the written contract.
Journey to medical practice
Sept. 30, 2022: National Advocacy Update
Physicians’ unified message to Congress: Reform Medicare pay now in the latest National Advocacy Update.
AMA STEPS Forward® Saving Time Playbook for physicians: 3 strategies
Saving time for physicians and other team members is crucial—but this cannot be accomplished by telling physicians to become more efficient.
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