Inside the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC)

The Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) is a not-for-profit association representing all 141 accredited U.S. and 17 accredited Canadian medical schools; nearly 400 major teaching hospitals and health systems, including 51 Department of Veterans Affairs medical centers; and 90 academic and scientific societies. Through these institutions and organizations, the AAMC represents 148,000 faculty members, 83,000 medical students, and 115,000 resident physicians.

Through its many programs and services, the AAMC strengthens the world’s most advanced medical care by supporting the entire spectrum of education, research, and patient care activities conducted by our member institutions. The AAMC and our members are dedicated to the communities we serve and steadfast in our desire to earn and keep the public’s trust for the role we play in improving the nation’s health.

The AAMC serves and leads the academic medicine community to improve the health of all.

Inside the AAMC

Opportunities for Professionals

Opportunities for Professionals and Students

Opportunities for Students

  • NEW: University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine Experience In Research application is now live! Application Deadline: Friday, January 30, 2015
  • NEW: AGA Research Foundation announces AGA Investing in the Future Student Research Fellowship Application Deadline: February 6, 2015
  • Jose “Pepe” Morales, Jr. Mentorship Program for Undergraduate or Graduate Students; Interest in a career in health care management. Application Deadline: December 31, 2014
  • HIV Vaccine Research Grants for Medical Students Seeking African American/Black and Latino/a medical students interested in HIV vaccine research DEADLINE: January 28, 2015
  • HSHPS Professional Development Workshop: Data Systems June 28-30, 2015 at the HHS/National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, MD. The workshop aims to help prepare scholars interested in Hispanic health research strengthen their skills and knowledge to perform analytical studies of national health datasets to better contribute to Hispanic health care research and provision of adequate health care to Hispanics and other underserved populations.
  •  HSHPS Graduate Fellowship Training Program paid and unpaid training opportunities for graduate and doctoral students and recent graduates interested in working on Hispanic health research in a government agency or academic institution. Deadline for spring 2015: Dec. 10, 2014. Deadline for summer 2015: Feb. 1, 2015.
  • University of Chicago Committee on Diversity and Inclusion, and the Departments of Medicine, Pediatrics and Surgery host Visiting Clerkship Diversity Program (VCDP)
  • The Harvard Catalyst | The Harvard Clinical and Translational Science Center Program* for Faculty Development and Diversity in the Office for Diversity and Community Partnership at Harvard Medical School is pleased to offer two great research programs this coming summer: Visiting Research Internship Program (VRIP), for first and second year medical students AND The Summer Clinical and Translational Research Program (SCTRP) (Attachments)
  • Summer Public Health Scholars Program (SPHSP) Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons College of Dental Medicine, School of Nursing, and the Mailman School of Public Health
  • University Hospital Medical Center Introduces David Satcher, MD Clerkship for Rising 4th Year Underrepresented (URM) Medical Students – Deadline: May 15, 2015 (Attachment)
  • American Pediatric Society/Society for Pediatric Research Student Research Opportunity – Deadline: January 23, 2015
  • Video: Pathways to Medicine Program by Morehouse President Valerie Montgomery Rice
  • HHMI Research Opportunities for Medical Students at U.S. Schools For 2nd and 3rd Year Students: 1) HHMI Medical Research Fellows Program, 2) The Medical Research Fellows Program at Janelia, 3) The Medical Research Fellows Program at K-RITH; For 1st Year Students: HHMI Summer Medical Fellows Program
  • Michigan State University Extension: So you’re thinking about medical school?
  • Connect with the National Minority Association of Pre-Medical/Health Students (SNMA-MAPS) on facebook
  • Duke University School of Medicine (DUSOM) Seeks 4th Year Medical Students for Visiting Student Scholarship sponsored by the Office of Diversity and Inclusion (Attachment)
  • Washington University School of Medicine (WUSM) Seeks 4th Year Medical Students for The Office of Diversity Programs (ODP) Visiting Elective Program. (Attachment)
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