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Equity, Diversity, & Inclusion Initiatives

The AAMC leads and supports initiatives and projects to advance equity, diversity, and inclusion in the academic medicine community.

AAMC Next Grant

AAMC Nurturing Experiences for Tomorrow’s Community Leaders (NEXT) Grant

The AAMC NEXT Grant provides funding to institutions to develop or enhance a learning opportunity for medical students, residents, and other interprofessional learners that seeks to improve community health and eliminate health disparities with community partners.


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Action Collaborative for Black Men in Medicine

The Action Collaborative will be a network community that will focus on systemic solutions to increase the representation and success of Black men interested in medicine sponsored by the AAMC and the National Medical Association (NMA).

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Addressing and Eliminating Racism at the AAMC and Beyond

A framework that serves as a strategic imperative; guides the AAMC’s own internal efforts; and helps amplify, support, and accelerate the efforts of our member institutions to catalyze change in academic medicine.


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Advancing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Medical Education

These tools, data, and publications offer a view of the current DEI work in medical education being led by the AAMC and are organized according to pillars to guide the actions of individuals, organizations, and communities.

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Diversity in Medical School Admissions

This collection includes updates and information for the academic medicine community after the Supreme Court rulings on race-conscious admissions.



Holistic Review

Holistic Review refers to mission-aligned admissions or selection processes that take into consideration applicants’ experiences, attributes, and academic metrics as well as the value an applicant would contribute to learning, practice, and teaching.

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Indigenous Health Educators Alliance (IHEAL)

Indigenous Health Educators Alliance (IHEAL)

IHEAL is a national collective of scholars and leaders committed to advancing the inclusion of Indigenous principles and practices in health professions education and training.

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Medical Career Fairs

Medical career fairs offer workshops on medical school admissions, opportunities to meet admissions officers and current medical students, as well as hands-on activities.

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Population Health Education

The AAMC seeks to improve the integration of public health concepts into medical education, and enhance and expand a diverse and culturally prepared health workforce.

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Promising Practices to Improve Hispanic Health

This webinar series is designed to increase awareness, foster discussion, and catalyze further research among health professions faculty on how to best advance Hispanic health.

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Summer Health Professions Education Program (SHPEP)

The Summer Health Professions Education Program (SHPEP) is a free summer enrichment program focused on improving access to information and resources for college students interested in the health professions.

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Unconscious Bias

At medical schools and teaching hospitals, unconscious biases can compromise diversity and inclusion efforts across the board. The AAMC provides resources and trainings to help members address unconscious biases.

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