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4 ways to excel as a physician advocate in residency training

Resident physicians can have a powerful voice. Learn how AMA member Amanda Calhoun, MD, MPH, is using hers to improve care and advance health equity.

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Health Equity
Thriving in Residency

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Want to switch residency programs? 5 things you should know

Not every residency match is made to last, as more than 1,000 residents transfer programs each year. Learn more about the process with the AMA.

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Residency Life
Thriving in Residency
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Why doctors marry doctors: Exploring medical marriages

Find out how often physicians marry other doctors or other health professionals and why these relationships can carry big upsides.

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Medical Resident Wellness
Thriving in Residency
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These 8 traits make great doctors, and residents can develop them

Resident physicians often aspire to be walking medical encyclopedias. Learn about the characteristics that truly distinguish outstanding doctors.

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ChangeMedEd Initiative
Thriving in Residency

Making the Rounds

Get the latest advice, interviews and discussions on the most important topics affecting the lives and careers of medical students and residents.

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PGY-2s see 27% higher rate of burnout than interns. Here's why.

Second-year resident physicians take on more responsibility. Because of it, they get increased exposure to inefficiencies in the care system. 

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Medical Resident Wellness
Thriving in Residency
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2 huge steps to ease transition from medical school to residency

Targeted coaching for resident physicians and individualized learning plans when starting intern year are key. Learn more with the AMA.

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Preparing for Residency
Thriving in Residency
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Managing medical student-loan repayment

Get tips for managing your medical student loans and understand your options for repayment.

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Medical Residency Personal Finance
Thriving in Residency
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Resident physicians: Is your social media habit a healthy one?

Like it or not, social media posts can provide insight into physician well-being. A doctor who has studied the topic among resident physicians offers tips.

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Medical Resident Wellness
Thriving in Residency
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Residency is hard enough. Tackle burnout by cutting out burdens.

LSU Health Shreveport makes it much easier for residents to meet ACGME common program requirements as part of its broader well-being effort. Learn more.

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Medical Resident Wellness
Thriving in Residency