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AMA Residency and Fellowship Database

FREIDA Online®, the AMA Residency & Fellowship Database®, features profiles of more than 10,000 ACGME-accredited graduate medical education training programs. Learn about programs and institutions nationwide.

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Access more than 11,000 ACGME-accredited Residencies and Fellowships in FREIDA™, the AMA Residency & Fellowship Database®.


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.


4 tricks to a successful residency program search

Finding a residency program is a priority for medical students no matter your level of training. These tips can help you navigate FREIDA Online®—the Fellowship and Residency Electronic Interactive Database—to find a program fits your needs and specialty interests.


Online database simplifies residency, fellowship search

FREIDA Online®, the AMA Residency & Fellowship Database™ is the go-to resource for med students for 20 years. Hear from students and academic advisors how the database, with more than 10,000 entries, makes a difference.


4 things to consider when researching medical residency programs

Before interviews and applications, your search for the right residency program begins with doing your homework. Here are four factors to keep in mind.

Member Eligibility & Dues

AMA membership for ECFMG

The AMA offers membership to international medical school graduates (IMGs) who are currently ECFMG-certified and are waiting to match into a U.S. residency program (GME position).


Residency Match: 4 tips for writing a standout personal statement

Writing a great residency personal statement is crucial for getting into the program you want. Make sure your statement is good to go with these tips from the AMA.

Career Planning Resource

Choosing a medical specialty

Gain insight into choosing a specialty, and guidance about the steps to take in medical school to enter a chosen training program.


Advanced PGY-2 positions and the Match: What you should know

About 10 percent of medical students match into advanced PGY-2 and preliminary PGY-1 positions in tandem. How does that process work? 


Residency match made simple: From M4 to PGY-1 in 6 steps

Find out more about benchmarks and steps to keep in mind as you search for the right medical residency program.