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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Medical School Diversity

Inequities in medicine take personal toll on physicians, students

Two physicians and a medical student shared stories of how inequities and racism in medicine have personally impacted them as patients and trainees.
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Private Practices

4 things medical students should know about private practice

Trained emergency physician Omar Maniya, MD, now leads a primary care practice. Learn his advice for medical students about this practice setting.
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Transition to Practice

What resident physicians considering an academic career should know

Residents pondering a career in academic medicine can gain helpful insights from physicians who have thrived in that setting. Learn more with the AMA.
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Medical School Diversity

New effort to help Native American pre-meds pursue physician dreams

Learn about this yearlong course from Harvard, Brigham and Women’s Hospital geared toward Native American community and tribal college students.
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Accelerating Change in Medical Education

How medical students spearheaded an entrepreneurship curriculum

Students at a New Jersey medical school wanted to learn about innovation in medicine so they introduce their own curriculum on the topic.
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Physician Health

What should happen when a resident physician gets belittled

Effectively addressing bullying in the health care workplace involves modeling by senior staff and institutional interventions. Learn more.
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Preparing for Medical School

January 2022: Kaplan MCAT stumpers put pre-meds to the test

Catalyzed enzymes, relative boiling points, and the temporal lobe function. Prep for the Medical College Admission Test (MCAT) with these questions from Kaplan.
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Population Care

3 keys for treating patients with intellectual disabilities

Patients with intellectual or developmental disabilities face a fragmented system of care. Here are some essential tips for medical students and doctors.