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To help filter through the large volume of news about the novel coronavirus, Ross McKinney Jr., MD, AAMC chief scientific officer, with his team in the Scientific Affairs unit at the AAMC, has developed a new, limited run science-focused newsletter. Read most recent edition (PDF)

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AAMC Services

AAMC Services are modifying some program operations during this rapidly changing situation due to coronavirus. We will update this page to keep you informed. Please follow the direction of your institutions and local health officials to ensure your health and that of those around you. Your safety and health are our highest priority.

Visit these Services pages for the latest updates:

AAMC Services Operating Status

Fee Assistance Program (FAP)

Revised Operations. Learn More.

Medical College Admission Test (MCAT)

Revised Operations. Learn More.

Visiting Student Learning Opportunities (VSLO)

Revised Operations. Learn More.

American Medical College Application Service (AMCAS)

2020 Cycle: Normal Operations
2021 Cycle: Under Evaluation. Learn More.

Summer Health Professions Education Program (SHPEP)

Under Evaluation

Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS)

Normal Operations
Careers in Medicine (CiM) Normal Operations
Convey Normal Operations
Extramural Electives Compendium Normal Operations
Financial Information, Resources, Services, and Tools (FIRST) Normal Operations
Medical Minority Applicant Registry (Med-MAR) Normal Operations
Medical School Admission Requirements (MSAR) Normal Operations
Medical Student Well-Being Normal Operations
Postbaccalaureate Premedical Programs Normal Operations
Summer Enrichment and Pipeline Programs Normal Operations
Summer Makeup Course Directory Normal Operations

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AAMC Meetings

For the latest information on AAMC meeting cancellations, visit the AAMC Events page.

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Clinical Care

AAMC Resources

COVID-19 Clinical Guidance Repository

AAMC member activities for novel coronavirus (PDF)

AAMCNews: Retired doctors want to return to work to fight COVID-19. Here's what they need to know. (April 8)

AAMCNews: A nightmare approaches: Hospitals painfully prepare for life and death decisions (April 7)

AAMCNews: Where is all the PPE? (March 27)

Webinar: Communicating Your COVID-19 Response (March 27) 

50-State Survey: Temporary Medical Licensure Measures in Response to COVID-19 (March 26)

AAMCNews: When everything changes: On the front lines of COVID-19 (March 26)

AAMCNews: Delivering more care remotely will be critical as COVID-19 races through communities (March 23)

AAMCNews: The new coronavirus affects us all. But some groups may suffer more (March 16)

COVID-19 Webinar for Clinical Leaders (March 16)

Webinar on the Novel Coronavirus Outbreak for Clinical Leaders (March 16)

AAMCNews: “This is what we do”: Academic medicine mobilizes to prepare for COVID-19 (March 6)

Webinar: What Health Care Providers Need to Know about 2019-Novel Coronavirus (February 18)

Upcoming AAMC Events

Webinar: Telehealth in the time of COVID-19 (April 8, 4:00 pm ET)

Other Resources

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Global Cases by Johns Hopkins CSSE

CDC Interim Guidance on Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

CDC Information for Healthcare Professionals

CDC Webinar: Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Update and Infection Prevention and Control Recommendations

FDA Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Resources

VA Guidance for Health Professions Trainees (PDF)

NIH Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Outbreak Situation Summary

COVID-19 Potential Implications for Individuals with Substance Use Disorders

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Advocacy & Policy

AAMC Resources

Joint Letter to Congress on Research Infrastructure During COVID-19 Outbreak (April 7)

AAMC Recommends Priorities for CARES Act Relief Fund (April 3)

CMS Releases Interim Final Rule on COVID-19 Regulatory Changes Fund (April 3)

Lawmakers Introduce Bill to Remove Restrictions on Fetal Tissue Research   (April 3)

Department of State Eases Restrictions on Physicians to Address COVID-19 (April 3)

MACPAC Discusses Medicaid Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic (April 3)

AAMC Letter to HHS on Priorities for $100B Provider Relief Fund (April 1)

President Signs $2 Trillion COVID-19 Relief Bill (March 27)

Joint Letter to Congress on Inclusion of Support for Physician Practices in Economic Stimulus Package (March 25)

Expansion of Telehealth with 1135 Waiver COVID-19 Public Health Emergency Declaration (March 25)

AAMC Statement on Third Supplemental Funding Package (March 25)

AAMC Letter to CMS on Novel Coronavirus Regulatory Flexibility (March 20)

Higher Ed Letter to Congress on Coronavirus Impacts to the Research Enterprise (March 19)

AAMC Letter to Vice President and Congress on Novel Coronavirus Legislative Recommendation (March 19)

Health Care Associations Letter to Vice President, Congressional Leaders on Coronavirus Response (PDF) (March 18)

Letter: Higher Education Community Urges Ed Dept to Delay Sec. 117, Title IX Regulations (March 18)

Letter Community Letter Supporting Distance Learning for GI Bill Recipients (March 18)

AAMC, hospital associations issue joint letter to U.S. Surgeon General (PDF) (March 15)

AAMC Letter to Vice President and Congress on Novel Coronavirus Response (PDF) (March 11)

AAMC releases recommendations on coronavirus (March 11)

President Signs Coronavirus Supplemental Funding Package (March 6)

Coronavirus, FY21 NIH Budget Center Stage in House Labor-HHS Committee Hearing (March 6)

White House, Lawmakers Ramp Up Preparations for Coronavirus Funding (February 28)

Group Letter to Senate Supporting Emergency Spending to Fight Novel Coronavirus (PDF) (February 28)

Group Letter to House Supporting Emergency Spending to Fight Novel Coronavirus (PDF) (February 28)

Other Resources

VA Guidance for Payout of GI Bill Student Benefits

Medicare General Information, Eligibility, and Entitlement (PDF)

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