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Professional Development

Meeting attendees

AAMC offers a broad range of professional development opportunities catering to the learning needs of academic medicine professionals in all stages of their careers. By engaging a diverse cohort of leading speakers, subject matter experts, and instructors, the AAMC is able to provide cutting-edge content to keep members at the forefront of academic medicine. Explore the options listed below to identify the opportunities that best meet your needs.

Councils, Groups, and Organizations

AAMC professional development councils, groups, and organizations provide individuals at member institutions with access to professional growth, leadership development, networking, and collaboration opportunities.

Learn Serve Lead

Learn Serve Lead: The AAMC Annual Meeting is open to all who care about the future of academic medicine. Medical school deans, teaching hospital CEOs, faculty, researchers, administrators, residents and students attend this event each November. Sessions delve into issues facing medical schools and teaching hospitals and explore solutions and innovations in medical education, research and patient care.

Leadership Development

Through seminars, workshops, certificate programs and online resources, the AAMC prepares faculty and staff at our member institutions to lead and transform today’s dynamic academic medical centers. Whether you are a senior-level leader, new to a leadership position, or in a role where you want to make a difference in your community and profession, our customized offerings and expert faculty will help you learn and apply new skills for leading academic medicine into the future.


The AAMC provides a broad range of in-person learning opportunities that cater to all stages of our constituents’ careers as well as the complex issues they face.


AAMC offers a variety of online learning opportunities for members of the academic medicine community. These offerings include regulatory and legislative updates, information for aspiring physicians, multi-session courses on a range of topics, virtual meetings for medical school faculty, and updates on AAMC projects and services.


Free to job seekers, CareerConnect provides access to the best employers and jobs at medical schools and teaching hospitals.