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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.

Summer Medical and Dental Education Program (SMDEP)

SMDEP 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 medicine and dentistry.

Fee Assistance Program

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.

Public Health Training Opportunities

Find domestic and international public health training opportunities in academic, government, and community settings for every level across the education continuum.

Diversity in the Physician Workforce: Facts & Figures

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.

Altering the Course: Black Males in Medicine

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.

Ask the Experts: Finding and Working With a Mentor

"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.

Diversity and Inclusion in Medical Education

Learn about the AAMC's initiatives to increase diversity in medical education and to advance health care equity in the United States.