Diversity and Inclusion
The AAMC is working to increase diversity in medical education and to advance health care equity in the United States.
Pre-Med Event Request
Request a speaker or materials from AAMC Pre-Med.
Minorities in Medicine
The AAMC is committed to a culturally competent, diverse, and prepared health and biomedical workforce that leads to improved health and health equity. Increasing the number of underrepresented minorities in medical education and biomedical sciences is part of our mission.
Related Programs and Services
The Summer Medical and Dental Education Program (SMDEP) is a FREE six-week academic enrichment summer program for qualified freshmen and sophomore from racial and ethnic groups that have been historically underrepresented in medicine and dentistry—African American, Hispanic/Latino, and American Indian.
SMDEP is funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the program is administered by the AAMC and the American Dental Education Association.
MedMAR enhances admission opportunities for students from groups historically underrepresented in medicine. Medical school applicants who self-identify as being from groups historically underrepresented in medicine or who are economically disadvantaged and plan to take the MCAT® exam can register for Med-MAR.
Contact: Lisa Jennings at email@example.com or 202-862-6289
The AAMC's Minority Student Medical Career Fair enables individuals interested in pursuing careers in medicine or biomedical science to learn about multiple schools and programs in one location.
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org or 202-862-6203
The AAMC Fee Assistance Program assists those who, without financial assistance, would be unable to take the Medical College Admission Test® (MCAT®) exam, or apply to medical schools that use the American Medical College Application Service® (AMCAS®) application.
Contact: email@example.com or 202-828-1120
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