Supporting you today. Protecting your future.

The AMA is your powerful ally from the classroom to Match, through residency and beyond. Through tireless advocacy, meaningful connections and valuable resources, we are helping reshape our health care system to better take care of medical students like you.

Whether it’s choosing the physician specialty that fits best, preparing for residency interviews or mastering your rank-order list, the AMA helps medical students, IMGs and others navigate their way to a successful residency.


Explore AMA match resources.


AMA Research Challenge

Presenting research at any stage of your career is vital to a physician’s development. The AMA Research Challenge is the largest national, multi-specialty research event for medical students, residents and fellows, and international medical graduates to showcase and present research.

Five finalists will present their research on Dec. 7, 2022, for a chance to win $10,000. Tune in on the AMA’s YouTube channel to watch the presentations.


We know residency is a big deal. Fear not–the AMA has tips, tricks and tools to set you up for success.

Member benefit: FREIDA™ Residency Calculator

Budget for medical residency application costs and interviews

FREIDA's Specialty Guide

Explore over 130 medical specialties, selection process and more

Applying for residency

Expert interview tips, important timelines and other key steps


You are essential to the future of medicine, invest in yourself with AMA guidance and resources to keep you happy and healthy on your road to residency.

Find balance with GymPass

Access thousands of fitness resources

Build friendships and network

Find your community


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

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