How to confront the challenges of an unprecedented Match cycle
For medical students and residency programs, the residency-selection process is further complicated by the pandemic. Learn about adjusting to this new normal.
Preparing for Medical School
DO vs. MD: How much does the medical school degree type matter?
Learn about key differences between MD and DO medical school programs and what role degree type should play in your medical school choice.
FREIDA™ Program Administration Resources
View and modify program director and contact person information, such as name and address, or post a vacant position on FREIDA.
Without travel, costs of residency interviews to decline sharply
With in-person interviews being discouraged, some medical students will save thousands of dollars on residency application and interview costs.
Residency Match 2021: How COVID-19 is forcing major adjustments
With residency application interviews going virtual and away rotations cut back, programs and applicants will be viewing each other through a different lens.
AMA COVID-19 daily video update: Dealing with upheaval to physician practices and medical education
The AMA is leading the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. See daily video updates on how the AMA is fighting COVID-19 by supporting medical education during the pandemic and more.
These 3 AMA medical student members have met their Match
After years of training, AMA members who matched with residency programs ponder how they will impact medicine in the next stage of their physician training.
Drive your Match journey
Learn how to take control of your program research, interviews and more on the road to residency.
Chart your future
You worked hard to succeed in medical school, now own your next adventure. AMA is your ally on the journey to residency and beyond. We’re here to help you succeed every step of your medical career.
Essential Tools & Resources
FREIDA™, the AMA Residency & Fellowship Database®
Medical Specialty Guide
"Shadow Me" Specialty Profile series
USMLE prep resources
Making the Rounds podcast (Apple podcasts)
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