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Two-week course preps students for internal medicine residency

The elective at University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine aims to build graduating medical students’ confidence in tackling new roles as residents.

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Preparing for Residency
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6 MIN READ

What I wish I knew about residency program research in medical school

The first step to landing a physician residency position is picking the right programs. David Lee, MD, shares tips on his targeted approach to applying.

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Succeeding in Medical School
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General medical education: Council on Medical Education reports & issue briefs

Download PDFs of reports on this topic from the Council on Medical Education presented during the AMA Interim and Annual Meetings.

Council on Medical Education
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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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Health Care Definitions
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AMA helps you from medical school graduation to residency

You worked hard to succeed in medical school, now own your next adventure. AMA is your ally on the journey to from medical school graduation to residency and beyond.

Preparing for Residency
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Medical school graduation social media kit

Congratulations on your medical school graduation! Showcase your achievements (and update your social media profiles) using our transition to residency toolkit.

Preparing for Residency
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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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Succeeding in Medical School
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On medical school graduation day, believing anything is possible

Work with your health care teammates, be ready to ask for help, and do your part to reimagine medicine. And when mom calls, take time to chat.

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Leadership Viewpoints
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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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