AMA Affiliated Groups
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Lyndra was a staff writer for AMA Wire from 2016 to 2017.
How four med students landed a major publishing deal
If you’ve an idea for a book but don’t think med students have a chance at getting published, think again. Medical student authors share top tips for students on how to turn book ideas into reality.
Study examines time 1st year medical residents spend on patient records
First-year residents struggle to balance responsibilities with patient care. One task they find onerous is filling out electronic health records. A study looks at how much time is spent on charts.
Unique program prepares physicians for careers in research or academic medicine
Interested in a career in research or academic medicine? Learn how one novel program helped physicians in training develop successful research projects, earn grants and transition to “high leadership positions” in medical education. These program outcomes can help you better assess your plans for an academic research career.
How an inner city care team is reducing hypertension disparities
Underserved patients can face tough life choices. Do they buy blood pressure medication or groceries to feed their children? One inner city team studied community care programs in India to help patients attain their goal blood pressure.
Resident & Student Finance
How a new funding model could create debt-free medical education
Debt-free medical education could be the case for future physicians in training. One suggestion for a new funding model looks at an all-payer system. What would the benefits be for health care?
Resident & Student Health
4 tips for dating a medical student
Medical students face particular dating challenges if your significant other understand the unique demands you face. The fiancé of a second-year resident shares advice on maintaining a healthy relationship.
6 tips for balancing a two-physician family
Managing a family with two working physicians requires artful balance and strategy. Weather daily pressures as busy physicians and parents with these 6 tips.
Transition to Practice
Where new physicians practice: 3 key postresidency trends
The Association of American Medical Colleges looks at 3 top trends among recent residents. Find out how many practice in medically underserved areas, in same state they did their residency, or get faculty positions.