Who We Are
Tomorrow’s Doctors, Tomorrow’s Cures
The AAMC serves and leads the academic medicine community to improve the health of all. Founded in 1876 and based in Washington, D.C., the AAMC is a not-for-profit association dedicated to transforming health care through innovative medical education, cutting-edge patient care, and groundbreaking medical research.
Our member institutions represent the full spectrum of medical education:
We serve the leaders of our member institutions, as well as the following communities:
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Improving the Health of All
The AAMC collaborates with its members and their multisector community partners 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.
What We Do Matters
The best minds in academic medicine, the latest research, and the most trusted data and tools are here.
Our Board of Directors
The AAMC is governed by a 17-member Board of Directors.