New med students have low distress levels, but that changes quickly and can worsen in residency and in practice. The AMA is pushing initiatives to help improve well-being at all levels.
James L. Madara, MD, tells delegates how the AMA’s strategy is built around the changing needs of patients and incorporates physician perspective into new technology.
A transformational national curricula redesign initiative has created graduates who are better prepared to improve medical practice.
A nascent program aims to allow med students to matriculate to residency when they demonstrate expertise not when the calendar deems them graduates.
By embedding trainees in a care setting from the start, UC Davis accelerates the transition from student to resident to practicing primary care physician.