Minorities in Medicine
The AAMC is committed to a culturally competent, diverse, and prepared health and biomedical workforce that leads to improved health and health equity.
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Medical Minority Applicant Registry (Med-MAR)
Med-MAR is a service for medical school applicants who self-identify as being from groups historically underrepresented in medicine or who are economically disadvantaged.HTML, Article, Advisors, Applicants, Pre-Med , Applying to Medical School, Choosing a Medical Career, Diversity in Medicine , Test Registration, MCAT, Med-MAR
Summer Health Professions Education Program (SHPEP)
SHPEP is a free six-week academic enrichment summer program for qualified freshmen and sophomores from racial and ethnic groups that have been historically underrepresented in the health professions.
The AAMC's Fee Assistance Program assists those who, without financial assistance, would be unable to take the MCAT® exam or apply to medical schools that use the AMCAS® application.
Medical Career Fairs
Medical career fairs offer workshops on medical school admissions, opportunities to meet admissions officers and current medical students, as well as hands-on activities.HTML, Article, Pre-Health, Applicants, K-12, Pre-Med , Post-Baccalaureate, United States, Preparing for Medical School, Medical School, Diversity in Medicine
Find domestic and international public health training opportunities in academic, government, and community settings for every level across the education continuum.HTML, Tool, Program Directory, Advisors, Medical School Graduates, Postdoctoral Trainees, Students, Canada, International, United States, Career Guidance, Career Tools, Diversity in Medicine , Medical Training, Enrichment Programs, Fellowships, Graduate Research Training, Internships, Research Training Opportunities, Residencies, Volunteering Opportunities
This report provides data on the demographics and practice patterns of the physician workforce that graduated from U.S. MD-granting medical schools, and trending information for select topics.
Despite an overall increase in the number of black male college graduates, over the past three decades, the number of black male applicants to medical school has dropped. This report captures major themes from the research to understand these trends and find broad-based solutions.
"A mentor is a cheerleader; a mentor is a facilitator; a mentor is a motivator, and sometimes even a nudge. But, first and foremost, a mentor has your best interests at heart," says one expert.HTML, Article, Applicants, Students, Medical School, Applying to Medical School, Attending Medical School, Choosing a Medical Career, Medical School, Advocacy, Career Guidance, Career Networking
Learn about the AAMC's initiatives to increase diversity in medical education and to advance health care equity in the United States.