AMA medical student membership: Match prep, discounts & benefits


Prepare for residency by joining the American Medical Association, the largest medical association in the nation. You’ll get exclusive benefits and free access to:

  • FREIDA™, the AMA Residency and Fellowship Database® to search and target residency programs
  • Leadership and training opportunities to help distinguish you as a resident candidate
  • USMLE® and COMLEX-USA® test prep

Search FREIDA for a residency or fellowship

Get access to the member-only residency calculator and dashboard where you can save, compare and rank programs.

  1. FREIDA™, the AMA Residency & Fellowship Database®

    1. Search over 12,000 ACGME-accredited residency and fellowship programs on FREIDA™. AMA members get access to the FREIDA Residency Calculator and members-only dashboard where you can add personalized notes, save, compare and rank programs.

  2. Free study aid of your choice—with four year membership

    1. First Aid for the USMLE Step 1 or up to $60 off UWorld USMLE® or COMLEX-USA® QBanks

  3. Full access to JAMA Network®

    1. Access the authoritative source for cutting-edge research, informative review and thought-provoking opinion across medical specialties. Receive print copy of JAMA®, plus unlimited online and mobile access to all JAMA journals.

  4. AMA Research Challenge

    1. Find research opportunities for medical students and showcase your research for the chance to win $10,000.

  5. Laurel Road

    1. Receive an additional 0.25% rate discount when refinancing a student loan. Entirely online application allows you to check rates in minutes—without impacting your credit score.

  6. 1000+ leadership opportunities

    1. Shape AMA policy, increase relevant skills, network with peers, and interact with members with similar interests or backgrounds.

  7. Lenovo

    1. Receive up to 30% off laptops, tablets, desktops, servers, accessories and more.

  8. Hertz

    1. Save up to 25% on car rental base rates at participating locations worldwide. Additional benefit includes complimentary additional driver in the U.S.

  9. Advocacy training

    1. Learn how to be a public health advocate and meet with legislators on Capitol Hill at the Medical Student Advocacy Conference.

Become a member & enjoy great benefits!