Inside the numbers behind the record-setting 2019 Match
Match Day 2020 takes place on Friday, March 20. In advance of that career-defining event, here’s a look at how things played for 2019 applicants.
Accelerating Change in Medical Education
How medical school coaches can help with clerkships, Match
Medical training is a time of constant change that can make medical students feel chronically unsettled. A coach’s guidance can be invaluable.
Ask these questions before finalizing your Match rank-order list
From strategies other applicants are using to advice on what makes the perfect fit, these considerations will help shape your Match rank-order list.
A resident’s advice on Match ranking: You are in control
This physician recommends work-life balance and geography as two key considerations in the Match-ranking process.
The Match journey made simple
The AMA helps you navigate the transition from medical school with confidence and embark on the next stage of your career.
Match ranking advice: Trust your gut
When it comes to ranking residency programs, one physician advises medical students to follow their hearts.
Which factors do applicants weigh most when picking residency programs?
Which are the top factors you are considering in your Match rank-order list? Learn how they compare with what your colleagues are seeking.
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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