Call for abstracts

Submit your research abstract to the AMA Research Challenge: extend the reach of your work, enhance your CV and compete for $10,000. Free to AMA members!

Deadline: July 16, 2024.

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AMA Research Challenge participating institutions

Find the list of participating institutions for the AMA Research Challenge, the largest national, multi-specialty medical research conference for students and residents.

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Help Move Medicine

Medicine doesn’t stand still, and neither do we. AMA members don’t just keep up with medicine—they shape its future.

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How medical student research can resonate with residency programs

For medical students with a passion for scholarship, making research a centerpiece of their residency application is a logical choice.

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Will a research year boost your residency application? No guarantee

A productive research year can make a residency applicant stand out, but that shouldn’t be your primary motivation, the experts say.

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AMA Research Challenge: How to prepare an abstract

Read the transcript from the AMA Research Challenge video, "How to prepare an abstract."

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AMA Research Challenge: How to plan a career in academic medicine

Learn how to plan a career in academic medicine from physician experts.

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AMA Research Challenge

The AMA Research Challenge is the largest national, multi-specialty research event for med students, residents and fellows, and international medical graduates.

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Medical student research retrospective: Aimen Vanood, MD

As a medical student, Dr. Vanood was among the first to study COVID-19’s neurological manifestations. Learn how it affected her career trajectory.

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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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To publish research in medical school, avoid these 4 mistakes

Getting published in a medical journal while still in medical school is a lofty goal. It won’t happen if you overlook some key ingredients. Learn more.

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