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For residents entering final year, a peek at the job market

If history repeats itself, most final-year medical residents will get more than 100 job solicitations—but some will get more than others.

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How final-year resident physicians can narrow down job options

Recruiting firm survey shows nearly 60% of final-year residents get over 100 job solicitations. Learn how to separate the wheat from the chaff.

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Why the NFL holds lessons for employed physicians

As physician employment becomes more dominant, autonomy is threatened. Learn more with the AMA about the potential of physician unions.

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Before inking hospital employment, check the medical staff bylaws

An attorney specializing in hospital-medical staff matters explains why that is an essential step.

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3 tips to avoid lifestyle creep as a young physician

Physicians’ spending tends to creep upward after finishing residency or fellowship. Learn with the AMA about how to avert that pattern.

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Medical Resident Wellness
Transitioning to Practice
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One attachment every hospital employment contract should have

Medical staff bylaws can be make or break to a young physician’s hospital employment experience. Learn more with the AMA.

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Physician employee, partner or owner? 3 paths for young doctors

Physician practice options can overwhelm. Learn from experienced doctors how practice setting influences autonomy, financial risk and more.

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Transition from Resident to Attending
Transitioning to Practice
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What I wish I knew in residency about private practice

It wasn’t easy for AMA member Daniel E. Choi, MD, to start his physician private practice. He wishes he’d known that it would turn out OK. Learn more.

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Transitioning to Practice
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Solo? Group? Academia? Pros and cons to these practice settings

Residents and fellows deciding on a practice setting should be armed with all the relevant details. Learn more with the AMA.

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Transitioning to Practice