Career Development

Employment for each career stage


Practicing physicians, residents and fellows, and medical students can find position listings, contact information, employer profiles, program descriptions and requirements for open positions around the country. Find multiple position listing resources and vacancy submission forms for program directors.

Practicing physicians can browse listings of physician jobs, build and upload resumes, view employer profiles, read news about medical careers and medical education articles in the JAMA CareerCenter®.

Residents and fellows have multiple resources to help them reach their next career step:

Find a selective list of available residency and fellowship positions. This list is compiled by the AMA’s Resident and Fellowship Member Section group based on submissions from residency and fellowship program directors.

Note: These listings are positions that would not traditionally be filled through the National Resident Matching Program.

Develop leadership skills CME

Browse CME from American Association for Physician Leadership designed for physicians interested in developing their professional development.

Finding an employed position

The JAMA CareerCenter is a fully interactive page for physicians to find and view paid and volunteer positions in nearly every specialty, from employers around the United States and beyond.

Job seekers can build and store their curriculum vitae and cover letters and create email alerts for positions desired.

Users can also research employers, salaries and links to medical education– and career-related articles from JAMA® journals and news from the AMA Wire®.

Visit the JAMA CareerCenter®

Re-entering clinical practice

Locate resources from several organizations to address a physician’s needs when re-entering into clinical practice. These guidelines and recommendations intend to assist physicians and ensure access to care for patients. Find information on state and medical school–based physician re-entry programs.

Find physician re-entry resources.

Post an open position in your program by using our Residency and Fellowship vacancy submission form. This form is only to provide information on openings or vacancies in your institution for posting.

To remove your posting, email [email protected], clearly identifying the listing to be removed. Otherwise, listings will be automatically removed after the listed "Start date" unless we receive notice to extend the listing.

Learn more about which specialty to choose.