Personal Member Benefits & Discounts

AMA resident & fellow membership, discounts and benefits


When you join the American Medical Association, the largest medical association in the country, you’ll enjoy exclusive perks and benefits:

  • Professional development: Build advocacy skills by helping to shape AMA policies that affect residents; network and gain leadership skills with access to exclusive leadership opportunities.
  • Influence AMA policy: The Resident & Fellow Section (RFS) gives voice to and advocates for issues that impact residents and fellows
  • Career coaching: Get expert advice on contract negotiation, licensing and certification as you take the next steps in your career.
  • Loan refinance discount: Receive a 0.25% rate discount through Laurel Road when refinancing a student loan.

Help Move Medicine

Medicine doesn’t stand still, and neither do we. AMA members don’t just keep up with medicine—they shape its future.

  1. Resident & Fellow Section (RFS)

    1. RFS provides a forum to discuss issues and influence policy of importance to residents and fellows, gives access to exclusive leadership opportunities, and prioritizes development of peer and mentor relationships across states and specialties.

  2. UpToDate

    1. AMA resident members save up to 20% on UpToDate® subscriptions.
  3. ClassPass

    1. Get worldwide access to thousands of top-rated gyms, fitness studios and more—all with one app. AMA members get a 14-day free trial plus 10% bonus credits on ClassPass memberships.

  4. Full access to JAMA Network®

    1. Access the Journal of the American Medical Association, including a free print subscription and online access to 12 specialty journals through The JAMA Network®.

  5. AMA Residency & Fellowship Database®

    1. Search over 7,000 ACGME-accredited fellowship programs on FREIDA™. AMA members get access to the members-only dashboard where you can add personalized notes, save, compare and rank programs.
  6. AMA Morning Rounds®

    1. Receive an e-newsletter with a national summary of the day’s health policy, medical and pharmaceutical news.

  7. Laurel Road

    1. Receive an additional 0.25% rate discount when refinancing a student loan1. Entirely online application allows you to check rates in minutes — without impacting your credit score.2

  8. GradFin

    1. Did you know there's more than one path to student loan forgiveness? GradFin has helped borrowers receive $110,000 in forgiveness on average.3 Schedule a free 30-minute consultation with a GradFin student loan specialist to develop your personalized plan and find financial peace of mind.

  9. Lenovo

    1. Receive up to 50% off laptops, tablets, desktops, servers, accessories and more.

  10. Auto & transportation discounts

    1. Access member-exclusive savings on the purchase or lease of a Volvo or Mercedes-Benz vehicle.

  11. Hertz

    1. Save up to 25% off car rental base rates at participating locations worldwide.4

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1 The 0.25% AMA member interest rate discount is offered on new student loan refinance applications from active AMA members. The AMA discount is applied to your monthly payment and will be reflected in your billing statement. The AMA member discount is only available at loan origination and at no other time, and will go into effect on the date the loan funds are disbursed. This offer cannot be combined with any other discounts from Laurel Road affiliated partners or employers.

2 Checking your rate with Laurel Road only requires a soft credit pull, which will not affect your credit score. To proceed with an application, a hard credit pull will be required, which may affect your credit score.

3 GradFin Members that met the requirement for Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) qualified for an average of $116,679.74 in student loan forgiveness as of 01/08/2024.

4 Discount applies to pay later base rate only. Discount will vary depending on date, length of rental, car class, location and other factors. Taxes and fees excluded. Terms and exclusions apply.