Brendan Murphy

Brendan Murphy

AMA Affiliated Groups

Senior 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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Winning formula: Why judges pick top medical research projects

Why have past AMA Research Challenge winners stood out? Learn what judges have said and how this year’s entrants can build on that feedback.
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4 tips to help resident physicians become telehealth superusers

Resident physicians are doing more patient interactions over telehealth. These tips can allow them to get the most out of telehealth visits as learners and clinicians.
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3 ways virtual medical research competitions benefit entrants

A virtual format presents unique opportunities for medical students, residents, IMGs and fellows entering the 2022 AMA Research Challenge.
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How medical student research can resonate with residency programs

For medical students with a passion for scholarship, making research a centerpiece of their residency application is a logical choice.
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Resident & Student Health

Why more resident physicians are looking to unionize

Doctors at a handful of residency programs have recently opted to unionize. An emergency medicine resident union member explains the trend.
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Resident & Student Health

Gay, lesbian and bi medical students report worse emotional climate

Gay, lesbian and bisexual medical students report less favorable perceptions of their learning environments, with a link to more burnout. Learn more.
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4 expert tips on conducting research as a resident physician

A former residency program director offers insight on how resident physicians can find the time and direction to succeed as researchers.
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USMLE Step 2 FAQs: Study tips and insight on the exam’s future

Step 1's switch to pass-fail could have a ripple effect on medical students' approach to Step 2 study prep. Learn more with experts and the AMA.
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