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Highlights from Learn Serve Lead 2014: The AAMC Annual Meeting

November 7-11, 2014 - Chicago, Ill.

AAMC Annual Meeting Photos

More than 3,600 leaders of America’s medical schools and teaching hospitals traveled to the Windy City in early November for “Learn Serve Lead 2014: The AAMC Annual Meeting,” the signature learning and networking event for academic medicine. Deans, CEOs, faculty, administrators, residents, students, and other medical school and teaching hospital stakeholders gathered for the opportunity to LEARN together, to identify ways to better SERVE our communities, and to LEAD the change that is needed to improve the health of all.

AAMC Leadership Plenary Session

President's Address

Darrell G. Kirch, M.D.
President and CEO, AAMC

Read a transcript of "Resilience" 


Chair's Address

A. Lorris Betz, M.D., Ph.D.
Senior Vice President Emeritus of Health Sciences
University of Utah

Read a transcript of "Courage" 

Additional Plenary Sessions

During our other Plenary Sessions, television icon and science communicator Alan Alda discussed his efforts to change how we communicate about scientific research and medicine; Harvard professor and author Mahzarin Banaji, Ph.D., challenged us to consider the hidden biases that influence our work and our lives; and Gen. Stanley McChrystal delivered a powerful presentation on leadership and driving change across organizations.

Annual Meeting Resources

Annual Meeting News

Awards and Recognition

Future Annual Meetings

  • Nov. 6 -10, 2015 - Baltimore, Md.
  • Nov. 11-15, 2016 - Seattle, Wash.
  • Nov. 3-7, 2017 - Boston, Mass.
  • Nov. 2-6, 2018 - Austin, Texas

Additional Plenary Sessions

Alan Alda and Gen. Stanley McChrystal.