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.
Membership Moves Medicine™
- Get expert advice on contract negotiation, licensing and certification, and resident life
- Access interest rate discounts when you refinance your student loan
- Full-access to the JAMA Network™
Overcome residency challenges
Prepare for practice
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
Transition from Resident to Attending
Learn how to negotiate an employment contract
Residents and fellows, attend the AMA & HCA Healthcare webinar to learn the ins and outs of negotiating contracts with prospective employers.
Meet 4 medical students, 1 fellow vying for $10,000 research prize
Five participants rose to the top to reach the AMA Research Challenge Finals. Learn more about their journey in medicine and research.
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