Choosing a specialty? Explore these key considerations
Dive deep with advice, info to help guide medical students as they ponder which type of medical or surgical specialty residency training to pursue.
What's the true residency rate? Inside the Match Day numbers
Unmatched residency applicants may be more common than the commonly reported figures let on. Find out the reasons why.
Didn’t match? Get expert advice on next steps for the road ahead
Step 1: Don’t panic. Learn with the AMA how to manage the shock of not matching and still find a residency program that works for you
So you matched to a residency program—now what?
As a medical student transitioning to residency, your life will change big time. Learn with the AMA about how to prepare for your career’s next stage.
Accelerating Change in Medical Education
The 5 skills residency program directors expect on day one
Start physician residency strong by grasping what is expected of you from the very first day of your graduate medical education training.
Resident & Student Finance
You made it—will your wallet? How to budget in medical residency
Whether you’ll be a medical resident, surgical resident or training in another specialty, knowing how far your money will go is essential.
M4s: Make the most of your post-Match time in medical school
Medical school is grueling. Then comes residency. Here's what you can do, in your final months as a medical student, to get ready.
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.
FREIDA™ Specialty Guide
The AMA’s specialty guide offers the details medical students need to know to simplify the specialty selection process.