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AAMC mailing lists are available for sharing valuable information and resources with our member institutions and constituents.

Becoming an active member of the GIP

Membership is comprised of individuals involved at their institution with space planning, strategic planning, academic planning, clinical services, planning and marketing, facilities planning, information systems planning, and resource planning. The GIP's 650 members are planning professionals who represent the full spectrum of medical teaching institutions, including medical schools, medical centers, hospitals, and other health system organizations.

How to Join

GIP members are representatives of AAMC member institutions. Therefore, to become a member, an individual must be appointed by his or her medical school dean or teaching hospital director. A letter from a dean or teaching hospital director is sufficient to establish membership. There is no cost to join. There is no limit to the number of institutional representatives appointed to the GIP. However, only one representative may be designated as the institution's Principal Contact, as described below. Letters of appointment should be sent to:

Heather Sacks
Director, Constituent Engagement – Team Lead
Association of American Medical Colleges
655 K Street NW, Suite 100
Washington, DC 20001-2399

Katharine S. Beale
Constituent Engagement Specialist
Association of American Medical Colleges
655 K Street, NW, Suite 100
Washington, DC 20001
T 202.739.2992

Sophia Milla
Constituent Engagement Administrative Specialist
Association of American Medical Colleges
655 K Street, NW, Suite 100
Washington, DC 20001
T 202.862.6204

Member Categories

Principal Contact - This individual is the most senior person in the organization with planning as his or her principal responsibility. The principal contact is the person with whom the GIP most frequently communicates and through whom the GIP is able to reach specific audiences within the institution.

Other Representative - Any individual from an AAMC-member institution with professional responsibilities in the areas of planning addressed by the GIP.

Who are GIP members?

The GIP membership is comprised of a diverse group of over 600 leaders responsible for all aspects of institutional planning and everyone has a unique story to tell. The following GIP member profiles shine a spotlight on some of the work being done by GIP members at academic medical centers and teaching hospitals from across the country. New profiles will be added throughout the year.Take a moment to meet your colleagues>>

Professional Networking Opportunities

LinkedIn Group - Expand your professional network and communicate with other GIP members on the private AAMC Medical School Operations group External Link.

Subcommittee Participation - Invest in your own professional and leadership development by participating on one of the three GIP Subcommittees. Learn more>>