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Medical School Life

Our 10 most popular stories of 2018

Physician burnout. Picking a medical specialty. Making romance work in medical residency. These topics drew your eyes this year. Find out what else did.

Physician Health

9 major institutions create healthier environment for physicians

Physician burnout continues to receive growing attention and more health care organizations are beginning to find solutions to improve well-being. Learn more.


Physician Health

How to beat burnout: 7 signs physicians should know

It is important to recognize and understand the signs and symptoms of physician burnout. Here’s how to know that something’s wrong.


Physician Health

Can "puppy breaks" help bark away physician stress?

Find out how this hospital is using therapy animals to reduce stress and promote well-being. Learn how your organization can do it too.

Leadership Viewpoints

Confronting harassment within medicine head on

The AMA House of Delegates took unanimous action on the issue, reaffirming the Association’s age-old commitment to equity, fairness and respect.


Physician Health

AMA seeks more data on physician, medical student suicide

The new policy aims to identify patterns and target help for doctors and medical students experiencing distress.

Interim Meeting

Top 5 issues to watch at the 2018 AMA Interim Meeting

Track the big issues that physicians, residents and medical students will consider at their meeting Nov. 8–13 in National Harbor, Maryland.

Neurology residents suffering burnout in alarming numbers.

Physician Health

What neurologists are doing to combat high burnout

Neurologists are experiencing high levels of burnout. Here is what the American Academy of Neurology is doing to mitigate burnout among neurologists.

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