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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10 keys M4s should follow to succeed during medical residency

Always have a fresh pair of socks handy, and nine other hard-won bits of advice from the AMA’s top physician expert on graduate medical education.

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Accelerating Change in Medical Education

Podcast series a study aid for USMLE health systems science content

Learn with the AMA about a new way to let your ears help you study for new content that has a growing role in licensing examinations.

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Federal Advocacy

Why medical students are out to cut telehealth’s red tape

Telehealth is one of three key issues that medical students will be advancing in congressional meetings. Learn more with the AMA.

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Accelerating Change in Medical Education

These medical student-led projects make an impact during pandemic

COVID-19 has presented complex challenges for U.S. health care. Medical students are using health systems science concepts to tackle those problems.

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Medical School Life

Groundwork laid for away rotations to resume this year

There is optimism that away rotations may resume prior to the 2021–22 residency application cycle. Learn more with the AMA.

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Population Care

Fellowship program offers chance to transform nation’s LGBTQ+ care

$750,000 AMA Foundation grant open to develop program to improve care for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer patients.

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Resident & Student Finance

M4s: Know the do’s and don’ts for homebuying during residency

As a medical student transitioning to residency, you may be pondering a home purchase. Whether that makes sense depends on these factors.

Medical School Diversity

Microaggressions happen in medical school. Here’s how to stop them.

It takes big commitment to deter microaggressions, the negative racial slights that harm medical students’ training. Learn more with the AMA.

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