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Association of American Medical Colleges


CareerConnect is the AAMC's service provides job seekers access to the best employers and jobs in academic medicine.

Second Opinion Podcasts

Atul Grover, M.D., Ph.D. AAMC Chief Public Policy Officer

AAMC Chief Public Policy Officer, Atul Grover, M.D., Ph.D., discusses policy issues important to medical schools and teaching hospitals.

Wing of Zock

Wing of Zock

A blog and online community of faculty, residents, students, and executives at medical schools and teaching hospitals

Academic Medicine®

Recent articles from the AAMC's monthly, peer-reviewed journal.


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Residencies and Fellowships

Public Health Pathways

Public Health Pathways is a searchable database of domestic and international public and population health training opportunities in academic, government, and community settings for pre-med students, medical students, residents, and post-residents.

Report on Residents 2015

The AAMC Report on Residents (2015) is an online collection of data tables that provide information on certain characteristics of residency applicants and residents, as well as information on the outcomes of residents.  This inaugural issue of the annual report pulls data from multiple sources of information to create tables that focus on issues across states, specialties, and phases of the GME continuum.

2015 AAMC Integrating Quality Meeting

June 11-12, 2015 - Rosemont, Ill.
This highly interactive learning and networking event offers a comprehensive view on implementing interprofessional and integrative approaches to quality improvement and patient safety across the continuum of education, clinical care, and research. This meeting targets clinical and education leaders (e.g., chief medical officers, chief academic officers, program directors, DIOs, vice deans for education), faculty, trainees, and students from academic medical centers, teaching hospitals, health professions schools, and other health care organizations who are implementing programs to improve value, quality, and patient safety in their organizations.

AAMC Announces Five-Year Road Map to Strengthen the Nation's GME System

The AAMC recently announced a comprehensive and sustained effort to strengthen graduate medical education (GME). The new publication, Optimizing Graduate Medical Education: A Five-Year Road Map for America's Medical Education and Teaching Hospitals, outlines three strategic focus areas: investing in future physicians; optimizing the environment for learning, care, and discovery; and preparing physicians and physician scientists for the evolving demands of 21st century health care. "This road map—a comprehensive and sustained plan—will further align medical education with current and future health care and societal needs to improve the health of all," said AAMC President and CEO Darrell G. Kirch, MD.

Tools and Resources

Starting Salaries for Physicians

This Medical Group Management Association report shows survey data from 567 groups across the United States. who provided starting salary data on over 4,400 physician placements, most of whom were U.S. M.D.s or D.O.s.

Compact Between Resident Physicians and Their Teachers

This compact is a declaration of the fundamental principles of graduate medical education and the major commitments of both residents and faculty to the educational process, to each other and to the patients they serve

Organization of Resident Representatives (ORR)

The ORR improves residency education through programming and professional development, and supports AAMC initiatives by providing the resident voice in the AAMC.