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What we do matters

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Grants and Awards Received by the AAMC

Federal Grants

Health and Human Services: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

Health and Human Services: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

  • CDC’s Collaboration with Academia to Strengthen Public Health Workforce Capacity provides $200,000 for the second year of a five-year cooperative agreement that supports enhanced teaching concepts of population health and provides practical, hands-on experience at the community level for public health, medical, and nursing students. Principal Investigator: Malika Fair
  • CDC’s Collaboration with Academia to Strengthen Public Health Workforce Capacity also provides a one-year $277,650 supplemental award for a Workforce Investment Project for the AAMC to host a national collaborative workshop on educational responses to the opioid epidemic, convening educational leaders from academic medical centers to share share educationally sound and effective teaching and assessment practices, programs, and/or curricula. Principal Investigator: Malika Fair

Health and Human Services: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Health and Human Services: National Institutes of Health

  • Faculty Roster is a five-year, $2,493,178 contract (whose costs are split 50:50 between NIH and the AAMC) that supports a continuously updated database with comprehensive information on the educational, employment, and demographic backgrounds of faculty members at medical schools in the United States. Project Director: Hershel Alexander

Foundation Grants

The Arnold P. Gold Foundation

  • The Arnold P. Gold Foundation Humanism in Medicine Award is a three-year, $45,000 grant that supports the recognition of a medical school faculty physician who exemplifies the qualities of a caring and compassionate mentor in the teaching and advising of medical students. Program Contact: Mary Halicki

The California Wellness Foundation

  • Diversity and Inclusion Culture & Climate Self-Assessment Tool and Scorecard is a three-year, $325,000 grant to develop and pilot a Diversity and Inclusion Culture & Climate Self-Assessment tool and scorecard at eight urban-based, undergraduate public universities and graduate medical and health professional schools in California, and inform legislative and educational policymakers about the pilot as a strategy for increasing the number of underrepresented minorities in the health care workforce. Project Director: Laura Castillo-Page

Jewish Healthcare Foundation

  • Medical Education Reform: Accelerating Systems-based Practice is a $40,000 grant that supports meetings in Pittsburgh and Washington, D.C., to create a national framework for the reform of medical education to identify gaps in current activities, curriculum, interprofessional participation, and systems-based practice competencies. Project Director: Janis Orlowski

Patrick and Catherine Weldon Donaghue Medical Research Foundation

  • Advancing Implementation Science in Community/Academic Partnered Research is a multi-year $660,000 grant to develop, test, and deploy new models for partnership between academic medicine and community organizations focused on the development and rapid deployment of innovative and sustainable interventions that improve population health and address local health hospitals. Project Director: Alex Ommaya

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

  • Summer Health Professions Education Program is a one-year $999,912 grant that will support technical assistance and direction to help increase diversity in health fields, as its predecessor, the Summer Medical and Dental Education Program, did for more than 24,000 students. Project Director: Norma Poll-Hunter

Samueli Foundation

  • Responding to Our Members' Educational Needs as They Continue to Address the Opioid Epidemic is a multi-year $145,000 award to support the AAMC's efforts to educate, support, and lead efforts of our members and affiliate partners to address this ongoing national health epidemic, through AAMC Curricular Innovation Awards for educational training programs that address non-pharmacologic approaches to pain management and Challenge Grants to respond to the training and development needs of academic medical centers. Project Director: Lisa Howley

Financial Conflict of Interest in Public Health Service-Funded Research

The AAMC has adopted a policy  to recognize, disclose, manage, and report financial conflicts of interest related to Public Health Service-funded research. To request information concerning any existing significant financial interest related to PHS-funded research that constitutes a financial conflict of interest, please contact Frank R. Trinity, Chief Legal Officer, Association of American Medical Colleges, 655 K Street NW, Washington, D.C. 20001, legal@aamc.org.

AAMC Awards

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At our annual meeting, the AAMC presents awards honoring people and programs making significant contributions to academic medicine.