Aspiring Docs

The AAMC's Aspiring Docs program provides resources and inspiration to help you get started on your path to medicine. Explore your career options, get inspired by personal stories from medical students and residents, and read interviews with physicians who took a nontraditional path to medicine.

Aspiring Docs Fact Sheets

Download fact sheets to learn about the basics of medical school, how to get medical experience before applying, the basics of the application process, and what it's like to be a medical student.

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...

Ask a Med Student Video Series

Medical students answer questions about their path to medical school, what med school courses are like, patient experiences, and more.

Ask the Experts

Hear from experts in various fields on topics such as exploring medical careers, preparing for medical school interviews, and finding a mentor.
Engage with Your Peers

Aspiring Docs Diaries


Pre-Med Events Calendar

Pre-Med Event Request

Request a speaker or materials from the AAMC Pre-Med team.

Engage with Your Peers