Transitioning to practice


Supporting you today. Protecting your future.

As you continue the journey to being a young physician, the AMA has guidance and resources on deciding where to practice, negotiating an employment contract, managing work-life balance and other essential tips about starting in practice.

#FightingforDocs webinar: Burnout

A panel of experts discuss the drivers of physician burnout and examine solutions to address the burnout crisis.

One of the most important decisions in your career as a physician is choosing a practice setting. Find the latest advice and learn how the AMA can help with this decision.

Go behind the scenes of the credentialing process to discover what happens every step of the way and why credentialing is so important for patients, physicians and health care institutions.

Visit FREIDA™, the AMA Residency & Fellowship Database® to learn how you can prepare for it.


Get advice on how to handle medical school student loan debt, manage personal finances and start your medical career on strong financial footing.

Improving the well-being of today’s physicians is essential to the future of medicine. We offer guidance and resources to support wellness throughout your career.

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