More physicians today are working in nontraditional roles, performing multiple positions, withdrawing from the workforce and/or working reduced hours.

To assist physicians in navigating the workforce, the American Academy of Pediatrics and the AMA Women Physicians Section (WPS) are committed to working together to explore these workforce issues and help members find the best practice options for them and their patients.

Part-time work options resources

The American Academy of Pediatrics provides information on part-time work issues for pediatricians.

Explore work possibilities with the American Academy of Pediatrics Women in Pediatrics.

Physician re-entry resources

The American Academy of Pediatrics provides resources for physicians and organizations on navigating physician re-entry and managing workforce issues.

Find more information on physician re-entry.

Employment resources

  • Search for residency and fellowship programs with FREIDA Online®, the AMA Residency & Fellowship Database™, housing over 10,000 residency programs and over 200 combined specialty programs. Users can search the database for programs that offer part-time or shared graduate medical education programs.
  • Job seekers can access more than 4,500 physician jobs online at the JAMA CareerCenter®. 
  • A growing number of physicians are working part time or considering part-time work. Taking this self-assessment tool (PDF) will help explore work/practice options and address career goals.

AMA resources for physician re-entry

Resume writing tools and resources

Learn how to write an effective resume, manage finances and develop career skills at the AMA Career Planning Resource.

Practice sustainability resources

Find a collection of interactive, educational modules developed by physicians to help physicians address common practice challenges.

Improve Physician Professional Satisfaction.

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