Medical School Life
Medical student leadership opportunities
Take on leadership opportunities at the local, state or national levels to represent medical students and address their concerns.
Resident & Student Health
Student SOS: 6 ways to avoid “distress” in medical school
Studies show nearly 50 percent of medical students experience burnout. Take time to learn the key signs of “student distress,” so you can boost well-being during medical school.
Hunter Pattison, MD: Members Move Medicine: An advocate for local, national peers
AMA member Hunter Pattison, MD, is an emergency medicine resident who sees the impact of organized medicine at the local, national and specialty levels.
Members Move Medicine: Treating patients, shaping policy
AMA member and family physician Tamaan K. Osbourne-Roberts, MD, sees policymaking an extension of Hippocratic Oath’s call to apply “all measures which are required.”
Every doctor you’ve admired has dealt with burnout
Seven high-achieving doctors talk about their experiences with physician burnout. Learn their advice for addressing physician burnout.
Medical School Diversity
6 women awarded for research on gender bias in medical training
Two research projects will explore timely issues related to women in medicine—gender bias in medical student evaluations and why women leave medicine during training years.
AMA awards research grants to advance the study of women in medicine
The AMA, AMA Women Physicians Section and AMA Foundation announce the winners of the 2018 Joan F. Giambalvo Fund for the Advancement of Women grants program.
Members Move Medicine: “A chance to make a difference every day”
AMA member Shilpen Patel, MD, is a physician leader, patient advocate, medical researcher and new technology developer.