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Medical Education

The AAMC advances the continuum of medical education to meet society’s evolving health needs. Serving as the academic home for medical educators, the AAMC offers a range of resources, initiatives, and learning opportunities to support the medical education community.


Now Open: Opioid Education Challenge Grant Request for Proposals

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New Conversations on Trust in Health Care

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MedEdPORTAL Calls for Submissions

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Building Better Curriculum Webinar Series

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The AAMC leads and supports initiatives and projects to advance medical education:

Curriculum Inventory
Humanities and Arts in Medical Education
Interprofessional Education
Transition to Residency
Role of Medical Education in the Opioid Epidemic
Competency-based medical education
Core Entrustable Professional Activities (EPAs) for Entering Residency
Education in Pediatrics Across the Continuum (EPAC) Project
Quality Improvement and Patient Safety (QIPS)


The AAMC publishes a variety of resources on topics related to medical education:

Academic Medicine
MedEdPORTAL - The AAMC Journal of Teaching and Learning Resources
CI in Context
Curriculum Reports
Other AAMC publications


The AAMC offers a variety of training opportunities for medical educators to advance in their careers:

Leadership Education and Development (LEAD) Certificate Program

Medical Education Research Certificate (MERC) Program
MedEdPORTAL Faculty Mentors

Teaching and learning in the health professions
Teaching for Quality (Te4Q)


The AAMC offers a number of opportunities for medical educators to get involved, network with colleagues, and share their work:

Attend a meeting or webinar
Group on Educational Affairs spring meetings
Learn Serve Lead: The AAMC Annual Meeting
Building Better Curriculum Webinar Series
Other meetings
Other webinars

Join a group
Group on Educational Affairs
Group on Regional Medical Campuses
Group on Information Resources
Other AAMC Groups, Councils, and Organizations

Present at a regional or national conference
AAMC regional and national conference opportunities

Review or submit to a journal
Academic Medicine

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