Brendan Murphy

Brendan Murphy

AMA Affiliated Groups

News Writer,

Brendan Murphy joined the AMA in 2016. Prior to joining the writing team at AMA Wire, he reported on various topics, including health care. His work has appeared in The Wednesday Journal, Columbia Missourian, Vine Line and, among other publications. He is a graduate of the University of Missouri School of Journalism.

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Preparing for Medical School

October 2020: Kaplan MCAT stumpers put premeds to the test

Genomes, double-displacement reactions and pituitary gland tumors. Prep for the Medical College Admission Test (MCAT) with these questions from Kaplan.

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Q&A: This intern helps M4s pursuing ob-gyn spots find their way

Loss of in-person visits pose a challenge for medical students. Learn how AMA member Liz Southworth, MD, is helping to fill the gap.

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Virtual residency interviews: Tips to help M4s manage new stressor

Virtual residency interviews get underway soon. Here’s how students can manage the stress that comes with this new Q&A mode.

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International Medical Education

Pandemic brought challenges for IMGs, and AMA responded

IMGs are key to the physician workforce during a pandemic straining the U.S. health system. Learn about the AMA’s advocacy for IMGs and their patients.

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International Medical Education

How IMGs have changed the face of American medicine

The AMA’s IMG Recognition Week kicks off with a look at the numbers that detail this vital part of the U.S. physician workforce.

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Improve GME

3 innovative proposals earn funding to change residency training

Learn how the projects selected for AMA grants will ease transition to practice, address health inequities and improve residency selection.

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Medical School Life

1st-year medical students write physician oath for tumultuous times

Amid the pandemic and civil rights protests, incoming class of Pittsburgh medical students puts its own spin on an oath they swear as future doctors.

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GME Funding

Medical students: What you need to know about the GME landscape

Future residents can learn with the AMA about the funding and workforce issues residency programs will face in the coming years.

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