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All hands on deck needed to confront physician shortage crisis

About 83 million Americans live in areas that don’t have sufficient access to a primary care physician. That is not acceptable. Here is how to fix it.

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Sustainability
Fighting for Physicians
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4 expert tips on conducting research as a resident physician

A former residency program director and a fellow who made waves with his research offer insight on how residents can get direction to succeed as researchers.

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Research During Residency
Thriving in Residency
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3 keys for medical student advocates on Capitol Hill

Every visit with Congress is a sales pitch. Follow this expert advice for medical students to take their part in reshaping medicine’s future.

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Medical School Life
Succeeding in Medical School
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Are nurse practitioners easing shortages in underserved areas?

Years of research show the same story in state after state, regardless of their scope of practice laws. Dive deeper with the AMA.

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Scope of Practice
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AMA Reimagining Residency initiative

The goal of the Reimagining Residency grant program is to transform residency training to best address the workplace needs of our current and future health care system.

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AMA Advocacy Insights webinar series: What’s exacerbating the physician shortage crisis—and what’s needed to fix it

In this Advocacy Insights webinar, learn about the physician shortage crisis and ways to help bolster the physician workforce.

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Advocacy Insights Webinar Series
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How ob-gyn is transforming the residency-interview process

The specialty of obstetrics and gynecology is working to help residents and programs find their ideal matches and make learners ready on day one. Learn more with the AMA.

Preparing for Residency
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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.

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ChangeMedEd Initiative
The Road to Residency
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ChangeMedEd®: Innovation groundwork teams & grants

In support of our work to catalyze innovation in medical education, the AMA's efforts and focus have entered an important new phase. Learn more. 

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