The AAMC focuses on transforming health care in four primary mission areas: medical education, patient care, medical research, and diversity, inclusion, and equity in health care.
America’s medical schools and teaching hospitals educate tomorrow’s doctors and prepare them to meet society’s evolving health needs. The AAMC works with our members to advance the continuum of medical education to meet society’s evolving health needs.
The AAMC's member institutions pioneer research that saves lives and transforms the health of our nation. As the leading voice and advocate for America’s medical schools and teaching hospitals, the AAMC champions an environment in which discovery flourishes.
Medical schools and teaching hospitals drive the medical innovation that improves health. The AAMC works with our members to improve the quality, safety, value, and equity of health care.
Medical schools and teaching hospitals are working for the health of all by collaborating with communities across clinical, research, and educational missions. The AAMC supports our member institutions in building partnerships and cultivating trust as anchor institutions in their communities.
Improving the Health of All
We collaborate with our members to make progress towards health equity, address public health crises, and ensure that all people can get the care they need from a diverse, inclusive physician workforce.
Advancing Health Policy
We are the leading voice of the nation's medical schools, teaching hospitals, and academic societies with the public and before Congress, federal regulatory agencies, and the executive branch.