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AAMC SJT Participating Medical Schools

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These U.S. Medical Schools are participating in 2021 AAMC SJT Administration.

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The U.S. medical schools listed below are working with the AAMC to evaluate the AAMC SJT exam in its second year administration. The exam is open only to applicants to these schools for the AMCAS 2022 cycle, and each school has determined their requirement of the exam. If scores are ultimately shown to enhance the schools’ holistic review process, the schools may consider them as one part of their admission decisions.

Updated June 8, 2021

Medical School AAMC SJT Exam in the 2022 Admissions Cycle
Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine Strongly Recommended
Morehouse School of Medicine Required
University of Alabama - Birmingham School of Medicine Strongly Recommended (Regular MD program only)*
University of Minnesota School of Medicine - Twin Cities campus Strongly Recommended
University of California Davis School of Medicine Strongly Recommended
Des Moines University Medicine and Health Sciences Strongly Recommended

* Applicants who wish to be considered for Advanced Standing, Transfer, Medical Scientist Training Program (MSTP), Rural, and the Early Medical School Acceptance Program (EMSAP) are not required to take the SJT but are highly encouraged to include the SJT with their application materials.

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AAMC SJT Essentials

The AAMC SJT Essentials for Testing Year 2021: The official policy and procedure guide for the AAMC SJT exam.

AAMC SJT Accommodations

The AAMC is committed to providing all individuals with an opportunity to demonstrate their proficiency on the AAMC SJT exam. This includes ensuring access to persons with disabilities in accordance with relevant law. 

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