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 policy advocacy skills, 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.

Residents save with AMA membership

  • $160 for a four-year membership—only $40 per year
  • Laurel Road student loan refinance: 0.25% rate discount

Supporting you today. Protecting your 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. 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®.

  3. 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.
  4. AMA Morning Rounds®

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

  5. 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

  6. GradFin

    1. Did you know there's more than one path to student loan forgiveness? GradFin has helped borrowers receive $98,000 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.

  7. Lenovo

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

  8. Auto & transportation discounts

    1. Access member-exclusive savings on the purchase or lease of a Volvo or Mercedes-Benz vehicle. Save on car rental base rates with Hertz.4

  9. UPS

    1. Enjoy exclusive discounts on mailing and shipping, copier services, and UPS Smart Pickup® service.

Become a member & enjoy great benefits!

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 PSLF qualified for an average of $90k in student loan forgiveness as of 8/30/22.

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.