Medical Careers

Medicine provides you with many career options—from clinical practice to biomedical research, from public health to medical education.
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Deciding if Medicine is for You

Do you like challenges and learning? Are interested in science and how the body works? Do you care deeply about people, their problems and their pain?

Inspiring Stories

There's a story behind every application. Read about some of the inspiring journeys others have made from applicant to medical student to physician. If you are a medical student or resident and would...

Medical Career Paths

Explore all of your medical career options to see what could be a good fit.

Ways to Explore More

Find resources and information on preparing for medical school, making the most of your summers, working with mentors, and more.

Aspiring Docs

Aspiring Docs provides resources and inspiration to help you get started on your path to medicine. Learn how to get medically related experience, prepare for the application process, and get inspired...
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Aspiring Docs Diaries

A blog written by pre-meds, medical students, and residents about their experiences as they work towards becoming physicians.

Tools and Resources for First-Generation Medical School Students

The resources in this online toolkit may be useful for students, medical school professionals, and families of students who seek to support, guide, and advocate for first-generation students as they navigate through medical training.

The AAMC Needs Your Input!

Join an upcoming opportunity to add your voice to conversations around the value of services and resources the AAMC delivers to learners like you.


The Official Guide To Medical School Admissions

The Official Guide to Medical School Admissions: How to Prepare for and Apply to Medical School contains accurate and trusted information on medical school admissions.

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