How medical education has gone from sore spot to bright spot
An important centenary caused the medical education community to take stock. What emerged from the AMA and innovative medical schools was transformative.
AMA COVID-19 response: Meeting the needs of the medical education community
Learn AMA’s response to the educational disruptions related to COVID-19 and how we can work together and move forward with recovery. Let’s start the conversation now.
Resident medical liability lawsuits: Why and how often they happen
Medical liability cases are a challenge for any doctor, and even more for physicians still in training. Dive into the numbers behind this phenomenon.
Redesigning training to capture the big picture
Susan E. Skochelak, MD, heads two national efforts that aim to change the culture and curriculum of medical education. Together, they’re all about improving patient care.
Medical resident well-being: What helps, what hurts?
Many activities residents pursue to increase their personal wellness seem to have little effect. Learn with the AMA about what does matter.
Ask an attending: What are the keys to success as a resident?
A veteran attending physician shares his expectations for residents and how they can meet them early in their training.
Virginia med students, residents help open 25 more GME spots
A shortage of graduate medical education slots has become the norm. But starting in July, Virginia will begin funding new residency positions.
Parental leave in GME: Two physicians recognized for research
Two physicians will conduct one of the first studies in more than 20 years on present-day parental leave across medical specialties in graduate medical education (GME). They received a grant from the Joan F. Giambalvo Fund for the Advancement of Women.
Report reveals complexities of GME reform
Graduate Medical Education (GME) is in need of changes that address the rapidly changing health care system and to better prepare physicians-in-training for the future. A new report asked physicians, residents and other stakeholders from around the nation to identify GME-related issues or concerns. A recent repo...