The American Resident Project is a platform that enables young physician leaders to connect, share their ideas, and explore new concepts to transform the American health care system. The following are examples of their innovation.

Sachin Jain, MD, MBA, CEO of CareMore Health System, conducted a review of 150 U.S. academic entities affiliated with U.S. medical schools that focus on health policy. The results of this review are highlighted in a recent blog post on the NEJM Catalyst blog.
In the last few years, the importance of patient data has been stressed in a variety of ways. There has been increased attention on the electronic medical record (EMR), and how clinicians and patients can easily and safely access it. Because of the increased prevalence of the EMR, there has also been increased interest in how to effectively share information amongst health systems.
As a parent of a toddler, I am constantly trying to balance my desire to teach and guide my daughter with her desire to showcase her independence. Likewise, we (doctors) must not underestimate that what we know may not be as important as self-discovery.
The ability to data share via internet groups and apps holds potential to be an incredible advancement in the future of medical treatment, research and health tracking. “Crowdsourcing” is already proving to be a relevant hot topic in the health world. But how can crowdsourcing improve, or potentially hinder, patient outcomes?
It’s important for us as medical students to recognize, as we embark on our journeys, that we’re all on the same team. Every physician and surgeon in the hospital is trying to optimize the patient’s health at the end of the day.
Collaborative, team-based health care is becoming an increasingly popular way to practice medicine. The days of a top-down approach in which doctors simply dictate care to patients who know very little about their diseases have been replaced by a 360-degree view of the health experience.