With no USMLE Step 1 scores, challenges and opportunities arise
Moving USMLE Step 1 from a numerical score to pass-fail has created an evaluation void. How might medical educators fill it?
Compendium of graduate medical education initiatives
The AMA addresses concerns regarding the challenges faced by the current graduate medical education (GME) system with a report on GME initiatives to help inform future GME advocacy.
Resident & Student Health
Residents and fellows gain additional caregiver, medical leave
In the coming years, resident physicians and fellows will have increased flexibility to attend to matters outside of the hospital.
2020 vision: 4 ways residency has changed in the new millennium
The realities of graduate medical education have shifted significantly over the years. This generation of residents is equipped to handle four key changes.
Without travel, costs of residency interviews to decline sharply
With in-person interviews being discouraged, some medical students will save thousands of dollars on residency application and interview costs.
Accelerating Change in Medical Education
Medical education in 2020: How we got here, where we’re headed
Learn about the AMA’s influential role in setting standards for U.S. medical education, and what’s being done to redesign undergraduate and graduate training for the 21st century.
USMLE Step 1 moves to pass-fail: Answers to 7 key questions
Educators and students had long been advocating for changes to Step 1 scoring. Learn more with the AMA about why the shift happened and what comes next.
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