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Resources for staff who advise aspiring medical students

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2014 Student Loans and Debt Management Webinar for Graduating Students

student loan and debt management

This webinar features Nicole Knight, Senior Education Debt Management Specialist, as she explains repayment options and provides common sense strategies for managing student loan debt.


Video Series: The Economics of Becoming a Doctor

Please note: Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) and repayment plans are subject to change based on federal regulations. Consult your loan servicer(s) for eligibility requirements.



Loan Forgiveness Programs

Please note: Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) and repayment plans are subject to change based on federal regulations. Consult your loan servicer(s) for eligibility requirements.



Loan Options


Loan Repayment

Please note: Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) and repayment plans are subject to change based on federal regulations. Consult your loan servicer(s) for eligibility requirements.



Tax Benefits

Medloans® Organizer and Calculator

Medloans Organizer and Calculator

Organize and track your loans, then view sample repayment scenarios with the Medloans® Organizer & Calculator, the only Web tool of its kind developed for medical students.


Financial Literacy 101 External Link

Learn about financial topics unique to the needs of medical students and residents.


Debt Management Workshop

On-site workshops on managing student loans are offered "as available" by AAMC staff at medical schools, hospitals and medical centers.  


FIRST Resources

Guides, publications, and resources pertaining to financial aid, debt management, and loan repayment.

Cover of publication titled Physician Education Debt and the Cost to Attend Medical School
Physician Education Debt and the Cost to Attend Medical School 

2012 Update
This report outlines current trends in education debt and the cost to attend medical school, with a focus on 2012 data.