Leading Change to Improve Health
The AAMC and our member institutions are dedicated to advancing medical education to meet society’s evolving needs; making patient care safer, more affordable, and more equitable; and sustaining the discovery of scientific advances that improve the health of all.
Areas of Impact
Working within and across the missions of medical education, patient care, medical research, and diversity and inclusion, the AAMC works to promote:
- A continuum of medical education that inspires learners to serve the public, promote health, and improve care.
- A sustainable health care system in which academic medicine plays a unique and important role.
- Medical research advancements that improve the health of all.
- A culturally competent, diverse, and prepared health and biomedical workforce that leads to improved health and health equity.
Our Mission Areas
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.
Improving the Health of All
The AAMC collaborates with its 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, and culturally responsive physician workforce.