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AAMC-CDC Cooperative Agreement


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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Academic Partnerships to Improve Health External Link focuses on improving the health of individuals and communities through alliances among academic associations, universities, and CDC. In August 2017, CDC awarded the AAMC and three other national academic associations funds to support public health workforce activities to enhance population health education for medical, nursing, and public health students.


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Call for Applications: AAMC Nurturing Experiences for Tomorrow’s Community Leaders (NEXT) Award

The AAMC NEXT Award provides funding to develop or enhance a learning opportunity for students and trainees that addresses local community health needs. Applications are due Oct. 1, 2019. Read more.


Navigating a Foodborne Outbreak: Preparation for Interprofessional Practice

A free, self-paced, interactive, online module that demonstrates the importance of interprofessional practice among health professionals to improve and protect population health.


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History of the AAMC-CDC Cooperative Agreement

The AAMC entered into its first Cooperative Agreement with the CDC in 2000 to enhance collaborations between the academic medical and public health practice communities. Achievements of the cooperative agreement include 133 extramural grants projects among constituents, Regional Medicine-Public Health Education Centers and other AAMC-based projects, two published reports, three cycles of a competitive grants program to improve public health content in medical education, student opportunities at CDC, and a multi-professional grants activity to improve preparedness among eight health professions groups.

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