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What is residency?

Residency serves as a crucial phase in a physician's training, following the completion of medical school.

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4 MIN READ

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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4 MIN READ

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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How to get started in research

Pursuing med student research opportunities is a great way to deepen your experience. Learn more with the AMA.  

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22 MIN READ

Meet Your Match: How to transfer residency programs, with David Savage, MD

In this episode of Making the Rounds, learn how those considering a transfer should approach that decision.

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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.

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20 MIN READ

Meet Your Match: Reapplying to Match, with Drs. Keirns and Irwin

In this episode of Making the Rounds, learn strategies for reapplying for the Match.

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3 MIN READ

How to secure letters of recommendation that sparkle

Learn the fundamentals of the endorsements that have a big say on who gets into their top-choice residency program.

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Residency Match: 4 tips for writing a standout personal statement

Writing great personal statements for residency is crucial for getting into the program you want. Make sure your statement is good to go with these tips from the AMA.

Preparing for Residency