Learn Everything AMSA offers for your Wellness
As medical students and future physicians, our duty is to take care of ourselves as well as we do for our patients. Learn about the programs and benefits AMSA has for you. Take a look at the resources below, or download this guide as a PDF.
As an AMSA member, you have 28 days of unlimited professional online counseling. Pricing after 28 days ranges from $40 to $70 per week (billed monthly)
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Adam & Eve
AMSA members get 50% off a single item plus free shipping with code: AMSA50.
Visit adameve.com to take advantage of these savings.
Do No Harm Film
Do No Harm brings to light the critical issue of physician and trainee burnout and suicide. We encourage AMSA members to support, watch, and talk about this film. See the discount here.
AMSA Health Insurance Marketplace
This insurance marketplace has been designed to provide multi-level health benefits solutions for members and their families. These include health insurance, dental/vision insurances, long term disability, and pet insurance. You can visit the Insurance Marketplace here.
Medical Malpractice Insurance
In partnership with AMSA, the Academic Group offers all AMSA members a preferred rate of 10% off standard policy pricing.
Integrative Medicine Scholars Program
You will learn about integrative medicine from experts and will be encouraged to facilitate personal use of self-care techniques based on what you are learning in this program.
Humanistic Elective in Activism, Reflective Transformation, and Integrative Medicine (HEART-IM)
This program provides up to twenty-five (25) fourth-year medical students with a unique and rewarding way to conclude their medical school careers and prepare for their future work as healer-physicians.
Discuss your own personality, strengths, and challenges in an objective way. The cost of the AMSA Self-Awareness Assessment is $45; registration includes the online assessment, a personalized report, and online video debrief for results interpretation. Register for the assessment here
Resources for your Wellness
Some traditional practices have been found to provide multiple benefits to our wellbeing and overall health. Learn how to apply them to your daily life in this list of resources we’ve collected for you.
Practicing Yoga can help reduce pain, anxiety and depression. Evidence reveals it can also positively impact brain health. Add this practice to your everyday life however you can make the time.
Use them as breaks from studying, working, or stressful situations. In 15 minutes or less.
Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health
with Jurian Hughes
Seated with Standing
Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health
with Jurian Hughes and Danny Arguetti
Yoga Mat Recommended
Breathing techniques have shown to reduce symptoms of stress, insomnia and increase alertness. Learn how to take a breath by reviewing these resources.
The art of meditation has proven to reduce anxiety, improve sleep, increase focus and self acceptance. Give it a try and you won’t regret it.
Physician Support Line
Medical school can be a particularly challenging time. Physician Support Line offers free and confidential peer support to American physicians and medical students by creating a safe space to discuss immediate life stressors with volunteer psychiatrist colleagues who are uniquely trained in mental wellness and also have similar shared experiences of the profession.
For U.S. based Medical Students and Physicians.