Residency Life

Thriving in residency


Turn to the AMA for timely guidance on making the most of medical residency. Get resources and 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. 

Succeed in residency with AMA benefits

  • Laurel Road student loan refinance: 0.25% rate discount.
  • Access to the JAMA Network™, ClassPass gym discounts & more!

Supporting you today. Protecting your future.

Improving the well-being of today’s resident physicians is essential to the future of medicine. We offer guidance and resources to support resiliency and balance throughout your residency training.

Magnifying glasses

Presenting research at any stage of your career is vital to a physician’s development, and offers an opportunity to make a major impact. 

Getting started, however, can be one of the more daunting aspects of pursuing a research project. Find the latest tips and advice about publishing medical research in residency with the AMA. 


Residency is just the beginning. The salary you earn as a resident is a fraction of what your salary will be down the road. Still, your loans are due. Get advice on how to handle medical school student loan debt, manage personal finances and start your medical career on strong financial footing.

AMA is your ally on the journey to medical school, residency and beyond.