The AMA is your powerful ally in medical school and throughout the journey from the classroom to physician residency. Get practical advice on top issues impacting the lives, well-being and training of medical students. Discover expert insights to guide preparation for USMLE step exams and COMLEX. Learn how to build a standout CV and explore more than 1,000 student leadership opportunities. As the residency match process gets underway, look to FREIDA Online®, the AMA Residency & Fellowship Database™, the essential resource for choosing the medical specialty to feed your passion. And whether you’re preparing for residency match interviews or mastering a rank-order list, the AMA provides the tips and resources to help medical students, IMGs and others on the road to a successful residency.
Essential Tools & Resources
FREIDA™, the AMA Residency & Fellowship Database
The Road to Residency Made Simple
Choosing a Medical Specialty
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Get prepared for exams
Plan for residency
Choosing a specialty
Dive deep with this advice to help guide medical students as they ponder which specialty training to pursue.
Applying for residency
While finalizing their applicant portfolio for residency programs, medical students should answer these key questions.
Interviewing for residency
Ask the right questions and practice beforehand. Learn more about that and other tips for M4s interviewing with residency programs.
Journey to medical practice
Medical Residency Personal Finance
PSLF waiver could offer a Halloween treat for physicians
Under a Public Service Loan Forgiven Program (PSLF) waiver that expires Oct. 31, physicians can get credit for years of qualifying payments.
AMA STEPS Forward®
Practice innovation strategies: Physician burnout
Find proven approaches on how to engage health system leadership, understand physician burnout and how to address it, and develop a culture that supports well-being.
2022 Medical Student National Advocacy Week
Medical Student National Advocacy Week is a grassroots campaign taking place Oct. 10-14, 2022 all across the United States.
USMLE® Step 1 & 2
Kaplan USMLE Step 1: Blood accidentally drawn from femoral vein
Prep with help from Kaplan Medical. When compared to an arterial blood sample, the venous sample will most likely show what differences?
Med School Prep Checklist
Start medical school off on the right foot with tips and insights based on feedback from current and past students. Get yours today and set yourself up for success!
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