Make a successful leap from medical school to residency with tips, tricks and tools from the AMA.

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The Match journey can be full of unexpected twists and turns.

From researching programs to interviewing, we have your back as you approach the final countdown to Match Week and beyond.

Videos to help you prepare

Review tips and advice



Review options/alternate paths if you don't match

Make the most of the coming year and improve the odds of matching the next time around. 

Review tips and advice

FREIDA™, the AMA Residency & Fellowship Database®, enables unmatched students to research residencies from more than 12,000 programs both during and following SOAP. Access is free, but extra benefits—such as a dashboard that helps users save, rank and keep notes on each program—are available to AMA members.  

Research residencies


Simplify the search for a residency or fellowship with FREIDA™.

FREIDA™ specialty guide

Get details on major specialties as well as training information. 

FREIDA™ by the numbers

Discover which residency programs are capturing the interest of your peers.

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