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The AAMC is a trusted provider of valuable services and resources for aspiring doctors, medical students, residents, and professionals in academic medicine.

We play a continuous role in the educational and career development of health professionals—from the moment they decide to pursue a career in medicine, until they retire.  

Applying to Medical School

Start Your Medical School Search

Browse and compare information about U.S. and Canadian medical schools & BS/MD programs.

Use AMCAS to Apply to Medical School

Submit your medical school application through AAMC’s centralized portal.

Fund Your Medical School Journey

Locate financial aid and other funding sources to help pay tuition.

Student Testing Services & Resources

How to Take the MCAT Exam

Get answers about taking the MCAT exam.

Get Ready for the MCAT Exam

Find study prep materials for the MCAT exam.

Fee Assistance Program

Apply for financial assistance with the MCAT exam, AMCAS, and other application fees.

Transitioning to Residency

Find your specialty

Explore medical specialties and subspecialties.

Residency Programs

Deliver your applications and documents to residency programs.

Loan Repayment

Gain insight on loan repayment options.

Resources for Professionals in Academic Medicine

Gateway to the Medical Profession

Provide students with tools and resources based on your institution’s mission and goals.

Data & Research

Gain access to important research and resources on medical school admissions.

Connect with Prospective Students

Share important information about your school with potential applicants.

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Learning Opportunities Program

Find short-term elective opportunities for medical education.

Make the Application Process Easier

Applicants can build and deliver applications in this centralized, flexible solution.


Fill vacancies with the service that connects program directors and residents.

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Member Capacity Building Programs and Services

Through data, resources, expertise, and insights, the AAMC partners with member medical schools and teaching hospitals to tackle their biggest challenges, build long-term capabilities, and implement solutions to help them meet their missions. 

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Supporting the Admissions Lifecycle

Centralized location for AAMC admissions-related resources, data, and research to support admissions officers in their work. 

Core Competencies

The 15 core competencies for entering medical students have been endorsed by the AAMC Group on Student Affairs Committee on Admissions.